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Climate change a threat to Great Plains bison sustainability

Accelerating climate change throughout the Great Plains may present the next major challenge to bison sustainability.  That is the main point the director of research for the Center of Excellence for Bison Studies at South Dakota State University, Dr.

PRT announces lineup for 2021 season

The 50th season of South Dakota State University’s Prairie Repertory Theatre takes the stage in June. New this season, all performances will be held at Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. One new item this year is the PRT Flex Pass subscription ticket. Each pass, which saves one $12 per pass when compared to buying individual tickets, is good for one ticket to each production this season.

SDSU Celebrates Campus-Wide Ag Day

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Prexy Council hosted its 11th annual campus-wide Ag Day on Thursday, April 22 in the SDSU Student Union.  With the theme “Ag Proud: Sustaining the Future,” the event’s main program included a sustainability panel featuring four individuals with strong backgrounds in conservation and sustainability.

New ice core data tracks climate-changing eruptions

Chemistry professor Jihong Cole-Dai is part of an international team of scientists that analyzed chemicals in a West Antarctica ice core to compile the most accurate chronology of volcanic eruptions produced thus far.

SDSU selected to perform in 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

KELO article Dakota News Now article Today, the South Dakota State University’s Pride of the Dakotas Marching Band was selected to perform in the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, representing the state of South Dakota. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band.

Stevens to perform faculty recital

Mark Stevens, director of keyboard studies and assistant professor of piano, will be presenting his solo recital in the Larson Memorial Concert Hall of the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center (OLPAC) at 7:30 p.m. April 29. Stevens is a recent faculty hire in the School of Performing Arts. Originally from Washington, Stevens earned his D.M.A.

‘When am I Ever Going to Use This?’

Gavin Doering’s graduation speech topic is “When am I Ever Going to Use This?” It’s a question every student has asked and Doering admits he has even asked that question a few times while pursuing a minor in aerospace studies. But overall, the Alcester native said the objectives were clear in his four years in the U.S.

2021 Common Read selection unveiled

Called “Stirring . . . [a] blueprint for all those who believe . . . that ‘the world . . .

3-year graduate makes connections with Foundation

Caitlin Thilges, of Algona, Iowa, is graduating in only three years with a degree in leadership and management of nonprofit organizations with a minor in management. As a student at Bishop Garrigan High School, Thilges loaded up online college courses and dual credit courses. So she entered SDSU with 33 credits, more than a year’s worth. Not surprisingly, she is a member of the Van D.

South Dakota State University Students Selected to Represent the South Dakota Dairy Industry as Midwest Dairy Ambassadors

Five South Dakota State University students have been selected to represent South Dakota’s dairy industry as part of the 2021 Midwest Dairy Ambassador Program.