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SDSU Beef Day to be Held Jan. 16

South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension are hosting the first annual SDSU Beef Day on Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. in the Club 71 meeting room of the Dana J.

Ag Museum Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The South Dakota Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal hours resume on Saturday, November 30 at 10 am. Sunday, December 1 is Museum Store Sunday Sale from 1 pm to 5 pm. 20% off sales in-store and online. The first 20 shoppers receive a goody bag. We are also hosting a Holiday Make & Take craft event.

Equine Teaching Facility Provides Programs for American Indian and Veteran Students

This fall, the South Dakota State University Equine Teaching Facility hosted horse handling and riding programs for American Indian students, veterans and current service members. The programs met once a week for six weeks and participants experienced all aspects of horsemanship, including horse handling, safety, health and riding.

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

Stormwater Community Forum at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14th at the Brookings Activity Center

South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension in partnership with the Brookings Sustainability Committee invites interested Brookings residents and business owners to attend a Stormwater Community Forum.  This forum sponsored by the Landscape Architecture Program at SDSU will focus on green stormwater infrastructure practices.  These landscape-based practices reduce stormwater runoff and improv

Akimoto and Tomoko Ichinomiya Receive 20th Annual Butler Human Rights Award

The City of Brookings honored Akimoto and Tomoko Ichinomiya as the recipients of the 20th annual Dorothy and Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award on Thursday, September 26. The Ichinomiyas are being recognized for effectively advancing the cause of human rights by helping people from all around the world adapt to life in Brookings and by educating people in this region about Japanese culture.

Lyle Mangen Honored as Outstanding Alumnus of the South Dakota State University Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department

Lyle Mangen, a 1986 graduate of South Dakota State University from Willmar, Minn., was honored as the Outstanding Alumnus of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at the department’s Banquet of Excellence on Oct. 10.  “Lyle has been a great supporter of our students for many years.

SDSU to hold 17th Biennial Madrigal Dinner

The South Dakota State University Choral Program will present its biennial Elizabethan Christmasse Feaste for the first time in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The 2019 schedule is: Dec. 5, 7 p.m.; Dec. 6, 7 p.m.; Dec. 7, 7 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online, the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center box office from 1-5 p.m.

Two-time Edward R. Murrow recipient to speak at SDSU

Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter for WGBH’s England Center for Investigative Reporting, will be the fall Pulitzer Center guest speaker at South Dakota State University. Martin’s public lecture, “Caste Discrimination in America,” will be held at 7 p.m. Oct.

Cavender-Wilson to deliver annual bioethics lecture

Autumn Cavender-Wilson will deliver the third-annual bioethics lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on the South Dakota State University campus. Her presentation is titled “First Do No Harm: Colonialism and the Weaponization of Medicine.” It is part of the Indigenizing Spaces lecture series.