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New tool uses swine respiratory cells to study influenza viruses

Scientists can now use cell cultures from the tissues of swine nasal passages, tracheas and lungs to study any of the four influenza viruses—A, B, C or D, thanks to the new tool that SDSU researchers developed.

University Police Department to hold active threat training event

The South Dakota State University Police Department will hold its active threat training Aug. 7 in the Avera Health and Science Center on campus.   The training is scheduled to run from 5 to 11 p.m.

South Dakota State University expands services at the Community College for Sioux Falls

Two South Dakota State University employees will be based at the Community College for Sioux Falls.

Campus gets caffeinated

Starbucks, connected to the Southeast University Neighborhood Apartments, is set to have a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce August 7 at 10 a.m.  The store serves not just campus, but the Brookings community as well. Located near Seventh Street and Jackrabbit Avenue, the 2,500-square-foot, full-menu store is set to be open year-round.

Strengthening the Heartland Launches YouTube Page

Strengthening the Heartland (STH) is working to provide education and information surrounding safe opioid use as well as risks of misuse. The new STH YouTube channel will provide education videos covering valuable topics relating to opioid misuse and addiction.

Brookings Economic Development Corporation awarded $35,000 grant for Business Innovation Summit

Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has received a USDA Rural Business Development Grant to hold a day-long event that will help existing businesses and entrepreneurs remain competitive in the next generation economy.  The Business Innovation Summit will feature keynote speaker Mitch Ditkoff.

Database will enhance public safety during wildfires

A national address database with geographical coordinates, known as address point data, will improve wildfire public safety, according to Dapeng Li, an assistant professor of geographic information science.

King receives Summit League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award

South Dakota State University's Rachel King was awarded the 2018-19 Summit League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award for her outstanding academic achievements, athletic achievements, attitude and leadership throughout the 2018-19 school year. The Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award is the most prestigious accolade The Summit League bestows each year and is determined by a vote of the league’s

Publication ranks Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering among nation's leaders

South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering ranked among the nation’s leaders in the American Society for Engineering Education profiles book for 2018. The college ranked 10th nationally in engineering technology degrees awarded with 79 among the 133 reporting institutions.

Stauff Named Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge has named Jon Stauff the university’s assistant vice president for international affairs following a national search. He will start at SDSU Aug. 22. “We are very excited to have Dr. Stauff join the SDSU family and lead this vitally important office at our university,” Hedge said.