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‘Prairie Doc’ carries on during COVID-19 pandemic

Producers of “On Call with Prairie Doc®” borrowed a line from Broadway this spring: “The show must go on.” As the popular health education show worked to complete its 18th season on South Dakota Public Television, it continued to produce its episodes in the Yeager Media Center studio on the South Dakota State University campus. While campus was closed to all but essential employees after March 13

SDSU landscape architects use ‘green’ approach to reduce runoff

Four faculty researchers in SDSU’s School of Design are figuring out how small rural cities, such as Brookings, can integrate green infrastructure into the existing landscape to manage runoff—and, in the long run, help relieve pressure on the city drainage system.

New model to predict weather for S.D. climate divisions

Mike Gillispie, a senior service hydrologist at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, is working on a statistical model that will predict departures from normal temperature and precipitation levels for each of the nine climate divisions in South Dakota.

2D materials help prevent corrosion

A thin, single layer of graphene material only 1 atom thick may reduce metal pipe corrosion rates as much as 100 times. These new 2D materials could mean big savings to industries.

Students accepted to veterinary schools honored at Stethoscope Ceremony

Nine South Dakota State University pre-veterinary students who are accepted to veterinary schools for fall 2020 were honored May 1 at the ninth annual South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association/SDSU Stethoscope Ceremony.

Betz-Hamilton's book wins Edgar Award

When Axton Betz-Hamilton saw her book, “The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity,” won an Edgar Award, she was in disbelief. Betz-Hamilton, an assistant professor in South Dakota State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences, learned in January her book was a finalist in the best fact crime category.

Kyle Grubbs Receives 2020 SDSU College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Teacher of the Year Award

Kyle Grubbs has been selected for the 2020 Teacher of the Year Award in the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture Food and Environmental Sciences. Each year, clubs and organizations within CAFES have the opportunity to nominate a professor they feel has gone above and beyond in their duties as an educator.

Mary Christensen Receives South Dakota State University 2020 Outstanding Professional Award

The South Dakota State University Professional Staff Advisory Council recently named Mary Christensen one of the 2020 Outstanding Professionals.

First Bank & Trust to support Jackrabbit Access College Early Scholarship

First Bank & Trust announced a $500,000 commitment Tuesday to support South Dakota State University’s new scholarship initiative that is directed at low-income South Dakota high school juniors and seniors pursuing dual credit courses.   The Jackrabbit Access College Early (ACE) First Bank & Trust Scholarship is the first of its kind in South Dakota.

Jackrabbit Athletic Scholarship Auction sets record

Even in these uncertain times, one thing has held true—the Jackrabbit Athletic Scholarship Auction at South Dakota State University continues to set records. The May 2 event raised a record-$1,737,600, despite the fundraiser moving fully to an online format for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.