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Bison Body Size And Climate Change: Body Size Is Not As Static As You Might Think

By Jeff M. Martin In this summary, I focus on my recently published peer-reviewed article entitled, “Bison body size and climate change” published in Ecology and Evolution this last April (Martin et al., 2018).

Wool Judging Team Wins Black Hills Stock Show Contest

The South Dakota State University Wool Judging Team won high overall team at the first Black Hills Stock Show Collegiate Wool Judging Contest held Feb. 5.

Some Like It Hot, Bison Don’t: Rising Temperatures and Falling Growth

Jeff M. Martin and Perry S.

Stemsrud selected to the 2021 ACDA Undergraduate Conducting Masterclass

After attending his last class Feb. 5, South Dakota State University student Shawn Stemsrud checked his phone and saw an email he was expecting.

Society of Physics Students Chapter receives second-straight SPS Chapter Research Award

South Dakota State University’s Society of Physics Students Chapter won the 2021 SPS Chapter Research Award to study hybrid perovskite solar cells.

Taggart named February’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Whether it’s having a leading role in a pharmacy commercial or designing a poster, Jim Taggart’s easy-going personality puts everyone at ease. And since the COVID-19 pandemic started, it’s his friendly voice you hear on the phone when you call University Marketing and Communications.

Bison as sentinels: monitoring the response to warming, drought and productivity on the Great Plains

Jeff M. Martin and Perry S. Barboza Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas | The journal of Ecology and Evolution published our article entitled “Decadal heat and drought drive body size of North American bison (Bison bison) along the Great Plains” (Martin & Barboza 2019).

'God of Carnage' opens State University Theatre and Dance season

South Dakota State University’s State University Theatre and Dance opens its spring 2021 season with “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25-27 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Oscar Larson Theatre in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.

BEDC partners with SDSU to identify the business value of new innovations

The Brookings Economic Development Corporation is helping committed researchers identify and refine their ideas, determine the business value of these ideas and secure funding to further develop their business concepts. In its third year, Think Tank Thursdays is a collaboration with South Dakota State University that offers a systematic approach using simple but powerful tools to assess and valid