Skip to main content
Menu
Close Search

News@SDState

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm Hosts Field Day on June 27

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host its annual field day on June 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Moore named American Indian Student Center director

Erica Moore will start as South Dakota State University’s American Indian Student Center director July 8. Moore comes to SDSU after spending the past four years as the chief academic officer at the Lower Brule Community College. “Dr. Moore brings a strong background in supporting American Indian students in higher education, most recently through her work at Lower Brule Community College.

South Dakota State University’s West River Research Farm Hosts Field School on July 16

South Dakota State University’s West River Research Farm will host the West River Field School on July 16, 2019 at the farm located at 13304 Alkali Rd. Sturgis, S.D. The field school begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.  The farm is located approximately 10 miles east of Sturgis on Alkali Rd.

Bjornestad receives S.D. Counseling Association award

Andrea Bjornestad, an assistant professor in the South Dakota State University Department of Counseling and Human Development, received the E. Gordon Poling Administrator Award from the South Dakota Counseling Association.

South Dakota State University to Co-Host 51st Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Convention

The 51st Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Convention will be held June 18-21 in Brookings, SD. South Dakota State University serves as a co-host for the event in partnership with the South Dakota Beef Breeds Council.

Vitamin D metabolite helps stop drug-resistant cancer

The vitamin D metabolite calcitriol and its analog calcipotriol can block one of the mechanisms through which cancer cells gain resistance to chemotherapy drugs—and can selectively kill those drug-resistant cells, according to a study led by Assistant Professor Surtaj Iram.

South Dakota Art Museum to Receive $25,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The South Dakota Art Museum has been awarded a $25,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for K-12 curriculum development for a new Native American art exhibition, Articles of a Treaty. Dr. Craig Howe, Director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies (CAIRNS), curated this exhibition.

Farber honored at 2019 National Student Advertising Competition

The 2019 National Student Advertising Competition finals competition in Hollywood, Florida, June 6-7 was a memorable experience for South Dakota State University. While the team presentation did not earn a top three placement in the eight-university competition, Alexandra Farber, a Britton native and May 2019 graduate, received the National Best Presenter Award.

SDSU No. 2 in Forbes’ Best-in-State Employers for 2019

South Dakota State University has been named to the inaugural Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers. South Dakota State University was ranked No. 2 in the state. The ranking included companies that employ at least 500 people in their U.S.

Dykhouse named June's Civil Service Employee of the Month

Dave Dykhouse has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for June. Dykhouse, who works in maintenance and painting for Facilities and Services, will be honored at 2 p.m.