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Power to the People: Electrifying Rural South Dakota Exhibit Open

Our newest exhibit, "Power to the People: Electrifying Rural South Dakota" is now open!  This exhibit focuses on how electricity spread its way across rural areas of the state, the science behind electricity, improvements electricity made on the farm and in the farmhouse, and much more.  Stop by the museum today to check it out!

Museum Closed for Veterans Day

The Agricultural Heritage Museum will be closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.  We will re-open on Tuesday, November 12 for normal business hours.

Nurse-researcher to help develop tribal palliative care programs

Associate professor Mary Isaacson of the SDSU College of Nursing in Rapid City is part of a national research team that will develop culturally appropriate Native American palliative care programs.

Royal Plastics makes parts for cyanide detector

A portable field device that detects cyanide exposure in seconds is one step closer to commercialization, thanks to a partnership between Royal Plastics and SDSU chemistry professor Brian Logue.

Veterans Affairs receives grant for Horses for Heroes

South Dakota State University’s Veterans Affairs Office received a grant of more than $22,000 to support its Horses for Heroes program.

USDA’s NIFA Selects Dunn to Deliver 2019 William H. Hatch Memorial Lecture

WASHINGTON, D.C. — J. Scott Angle, director of USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, announced today that Barry Dunn, president of South Dakota State University, was selected to deliver the 2019 William H.

Office of Safety and Security works to protect higher education in South Dakota

Across the South Dakota State University campus this fall, thousands of students, faculty and staff have taken to reading the 2019 Common Read title, "Irresistible," by Adam Alter. The book, published in 2017, tackles the timely topic of technology usage and addiction in a digital-heavy modern society. There is perhaps no place technology is used more frequently and widespread than on a college

South Dakota Art Museum exhibits encourage empathy

Opening November 1 are two of the seven empathy-building exhibitions in store for South Dakota Art Museum visitors: Amir Fallah: What it Means to be an American and Billie Grace Lynn: White Elephants. These tie to recently opened 1 Roof 2 Airs and Into the Great Unknown: Illustrations by Paul Goble as well as Harvey Dunn: Imagining Others and Afghan War Rugs: the Modern Art of Central Asia. On Dec

SDSU pharmacist helps patients, providers combat opioid addiction

More patients in South Dakota can receive medications to help them recover from opioid addiction, thanks to the work of Jennifer Ball, an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at South Dakota State University.