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Four programs gain full accreditation

Four of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering’s key programs have received full reaccreditation from the ABET. The Next General Review for agricultural and biosystems engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering is scheduled for 2027-28. Dean Sanjeev Kumar received the final statement from ABET in mid-January.

Research spotlight: Semhar Michael / Statistician focuses on health data

Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women in the U.S. and is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women. Across the state of South Dakota, 102 women die from breast cancer each year. Semhar Michael, an associate professor of statistics in South Dakota State University’s Jerome J.

EET student lights up with Jackrabbit pride

Bright lights have been shining on Brookings and SDSU since the Jackrabbits won the Football Championship Series national title Jan. 8.

Engineers pave way for football title

Sportswriter verbiage about engineering the game-winning drive usually falls in the category of inventive language, but in the case of the 2022 Jackrabbits, truer words were never spoken. The roster for the 2022 Football Championship Series national champs sports nine engineering majors, including game MVP Mark Gronowski.

Doctoral student enlightened by work at National Renewable Energy Lab

Sunil Subedi, a doctoral student in electric power engineering, recently completed a seven-month internship at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, where he worked alongside engineers on two projects that help advance the NREL’s core mission: advancing the science and engineering of energy efficiency, sustainable transportation and renewable power technologies. A native o...

New faculty Robinson to present flute recital

The School of Performing Arts invites the community to a recital featuring Elizabeth Robinson, assistant professor of flute at South Dakota State University. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.

Lohr to present junior recital

Eric Lohr, a music education major at South Dakota State University, will present his junior recital at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb.

SDSU senior to present research on grassland bird populations

South Dakota State University senior Jay Holm wants state legislators to know about an encroaching tree species that is threatening native grassland bird populations.   Holm, a Dell Rapids native studying wildlife and fisheries sciences, is among two SDSU undergraduates who will showcase their research in front of South Dakota lawmakers early next month.

SDSU faculty bringing talks to Sioux Falls co-op

A recurring event is bringing South Dakota State University faculty from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to Sioux Falls to speak to audiences on books and research. The “SDSU Comes Full Circle” series is held the last Wednesday of each month at the Full Circle Book Co-op, located at 123 W. 10th St., Sioux Falls. All speakers start at 7 p.m. This Wednesday’s (Jan.

SDSU senior to present research on palliative care

Madison Fitch, a senior at South Dakota State University, will show state legislators the need for palliative care services for Native Americans in rural communities when she heads to the Capitol next month.    Fitch, a Rapid City native majoring in nursing, is one of two SDSU undergraduates who will showcase their research in front of South Dakota lawmakers.