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Power systems researchers receive U.S. Dept. of Energy grant

Associate professor Reinaldo Tonkoski and assistant professor Tim Hansen will model power systems that integrate large amounts of renewable energy through their first U.S. Department of Energy grant.

Emmett named November’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Pam Emmett has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for November. Emmett, the senior secretary for the College of Education and Human Sciences’ Family Resource Network, will be honored at 3 p.m. Nov.

SDSU Animal Science Professor Receives USDA Teaching Award

For his engaging teaching methods and commitment to students, South Dakota State University animal science professor Cody Wright is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Excellence in College and University Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities presented the award to Wright Nov. 10 in San Diego. “Dr.

Sport and recreation management students get experience outside the classroom

Students in SDSU’s sport and recreation management program are working the championships and will experience different gameday operations, whether it’s selling or taking tickets or helping people find places to park. Of the 120 undergraduate students enrolled in the program, more than 100 are volunteering this week.

Jackrabbits earn national scholarships

Four electrical engineering majors at South Dakota State University have been selected for national scholarships from a leading professional organization. Senior Tyler Jorgenson, of Fergus Falls, Minnesota, and juniors Jesse Kreutzfeldt, of Wentworth, and Matt Stoel and Kyle Weier, of Sioux Falls, each received Power and Energy Society Scholarships from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics

President Dunn statement on SDSU being awarded the 2019 Bush Prize for Community Innovation

The following statement from South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn is in recognition of SDSU receiving a Bush Prize for Community Innovation from the Bush Foundation.

SDSU Wins 2019 Bush Prize for Community Innovation

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota — The Bush Foundation awarded the 2019 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to five organizations with a track record of successful problem solving in their communities. Read SDSU President Barry Dunn's statement. The Bush Prize, which was announced Tuesday, celebrates organizations that are extraordinary not only in what they do but in how they do it.

Students place demands on SDSU network

With more than 12,000 students, plus faculty and staff to serve, the demand for fast, reliable internet is quite large at South Dakota State University. It’s no secret that due to such high demand and usage internet connections can slow down from time to time. “Certainly, on the wireless network, not everyone does academic work; let’s just say that,” said Michael Adelaine, SDSU’s vice president