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Graduate student receives scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Jenna Christianson ‘19 had already decided to return to South Dakota State University for a graduate dietetic internship when news came that she was awarded a national scholarship. The highly competitive scholarship, which is based on her undergraduate academic performance and leadership potential within her field of study, was awarded native by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s

South Dakota State University Announces 2019 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and College of Education and Human Sciences will recognize four individuals with the Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community  honor during a banquet Sept.

SDSU mechanical engineering student receives SMART Scholarship

Ryan Fouts, a senior in mechanical engineering from Moville, Iowa, received the prestigious SMART scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense.

SDSU Bot Shot Championship team to hold exhibition Saturday

In April, South Dakota State University won the Land O’Lakes Bot Shot Championship, beating collegiate robotics teams from around the country in a game of H-O-R-S-E in Minneapolis as part of the Final Four weekend. From noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, several team members and BallE, the robot they constructed, will put on an exhibition at the Washington Pavilion.

Standish named August’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Micayla Standish has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for August. Standish, who serves as a graphic designer at University Marketing and Communications, will be honored at 3:30 p.m. Aug.

SDBOR approves specialization

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved a specialization in natural resource management at South Dakota State University. It will be part of the Master of Science degree and a doctoral degree already offered.

2020 South Dakota Nutrient Research and Education Council Request for Pre-Proposals

The South Dakota Nutrient Research and Education Council (SD NREC) is looking for researchers to submit proposals for 2020. Proposals for the research funding must be submitted no later than Aug. 16 and the funding cycle for the projects will be from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec.

Duty calls

Jerrod Fedorchik, a 20-year-old cadet in the U.S. Army ROTC program at South Dakota State University, was 20 minutes from Amsterdam when a call went out that someone with medical training was needed in the back of the plane. Fedorchik, who will be a junior this fall, had the training and offered his services. He found a 19-year-old female Kuwaiti national unconscious in the bathroom.

“Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday” preview screening

The public is invited to a free preview screening of South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s new documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday, Tuesday, August 6, at 2pm at the South Dakota Art Museum, 1036 Medary Ave., Brookings, SD. In addition to the 30-minute screening, the event features a Q&A with SDPB’s Stephanie Rissler, producer of Vanished South Dakota, and South Dakota historian

Okerman performed with the Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Intercollegiate Band

For South Dakota State University senior music major Julia Okerman, this summer brought about an exciting opportunity. The trumpeter earned a place in the Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Intercollegiate Band, the nation’s oldest national honor band, which gathered in July to perform at Oklahoma State University. “I enjoyed meeting new people who traveled from around the country to pa