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Marquette selected for Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program

Like many former collegiate wrestlers, Dan Marquette looks to make a name for himself in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However, he doesn’t look to be inside the UFC Octagon® but to make sure those competing inside it are at their peak due to proper nutrition. Marquette, who will graduate in May from South Dakota State University with a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise science, has ranks SDSU in 7 categories

  South Dakota State was ranked in the top 15% of 663 schools in’s most recent list of the Most Popular Online Nursing Schools. SDSU was No.

Nurse-researchers seek to expand palliative care in South Dakota

Assistant professor Sarah Mollman of the College of Nursing in Rapid City is part of a team of nurse-researchers working to improve and expand palliative care in South Dakota.

Bogenrief awarded NBCC Foundation military scholarship

South Dakota State University graduate student Jordan Bogenrief ’18 has been awarded an $8,000 NBCC Foundation military scholarship. The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors Inc., awards the military scholarship to service members, veterans and their spouses who are pursuing a counseling education and commit to serving fellow military personnel, veterans an

Sweet potatoes increase vitamin A, fiber in bread

Incorporating sweet potato puree into bread not only adds vitamin A, but also changes the starch composition by increasing the fiber content. Altering the starch composition means a greater portion of the carbohydrates will take longer to digest, so consuming a serving of bread is less likely to cause an increase in blood sugar—that can be beneficial for diabetics, according to assistant professo

Opioid addiction care team reaches more patients, professionals

The work that the Center for Family Medicine’s medication-assisted treatment addiction care team is doing has become even more important amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schultz named to Student Leaders in Public Health cohort

South Dakota State University student Heidi Schultz has been named to a 10-member Student Leaders in Public Health cohort by the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center.

SDSU students help older adults exercise through pandemic

SDSU Exercise Science Club members put together kits including a DVD and the tools their Healthy Movement participants needed to exercise at home during the pandemic. ranks MLS program No. 2 in nation

South Dakota State University’s accelerated medical laboratory science program was ranked No.

Specker retires from South Dakota State University

Bonny Specker, the Ethel Austin Martin endowed chair of human nutrition and director of the EAM Program since 1997, has retired after 24 years of service to South Dakota State University. Her last day was Thursday. “Dr. Specker’s work in nutritional epidemiology is known nationally and internationally,” said Daniel Scholl, vice president of research and economic development.