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Basu, team draw inspiration from pigs to design novel air filter technologies

Since the beginning of human creative activity, nature has served as a source of inspiration.

SDSU’s Phlebotomy Certificate offers students unique opportunities in healthcare

Deirdre Cross is a Human Biology major at South Dakota State University, also pursuing minors in Chemistry and Health Education. She is on a Pre-Physician’s Assistant track, with plans to become a PA after graduation.

Finalists named for dean of College of Education and Human Sciences

The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences has named three finalists, who will be on campus next week. Each candidate will spend one day interviewing and meeting with university leadership, deans, researchers, faculty, students and staff.

SDSU Poll explores trust in physicians, COVID-19 booster shots

The COVID-19 pandemic is three years old, and two researchers at South Dakota State University have begun exploring the prevailing effects of the 21st century's defining event thus far.   David Wiltse, an associate professor of political science, and Filip Viskupic, an assistant professor of political science, collectively make up the SDSU Poll, a nonpartisan research unit that analyzes issues of...

Speaker to share impact of nursing-engineering collaboration

An engineer who has been working with the health care field for nearly two decades helping clinicians and patients fix problems and improve outcomes will share a message of collaboration on the South Dakota State University campus later this month. Jenna Marquard, a professor and the Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research for Improved Patient Care in the School of Nursing at the University of...

College of Nursing receives grant to increase number of qualified nurse preceptors

South Dakota State University's College of Nursing is partnering with Montana State University through a four-year, nearly $4 million grant to increase the number of skilled, qualified clinical nursing faculty and preceptors in the region.  The funding is from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the United State Department of Health and Human Services.  The project, titled "The...

Hansen awarded prestigious pharmacy scholarship

South Dakota State University pharmacy student Madisen “Maddi” Hansen, of Watertown, has received a prestigious national scholarship through the Kappa Epsilon pharmacy fraternity. Hansen is one of five recipients of the $1,000 Zada M. Cooper Scholarship for 2023.

Krogh named to AACN Nominating Committee

Mary Anne Krogh, dean of the South Dakota State University College of Nursing, has been elected to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Nominating Committee. Krogh was elected to serve a two-year term on the committee.

Amanda Husted: Future play therapist

More often than not, the story about how someone figured out what they want to do—with their life or their career—is quite interesting. When a person is passionate about what they do, the “how I got to where I am” can even be inspiring.   For Amanda Husted, a graduate student and teaching assistant in the Van D. and Barbara B.

SDSU prof to study palliative care, end-stage renal disease

Brandon Varilek, assistant professor in South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing, has received a grant to study palliative care use, kidney transplant rates, and explore survival statistics among American Indians with end-stage renal disease caused by diabetes. Varilek received National Institutes of Health subaward funding for $55,688 through the Center for American Indian and Alaska N...