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Metabolites may be key to colorectal cancer prevention

Associate pharmaceutical sciences professor Jayarama Gunaje proposes that compounds produced when the body breaks down, or metabolizes, aspirin, and flavonoids present in fruits and vegetables may contribute to colorectal cancer prevention.

Pipestone National Monument and SDSU Renew Partnership Agreement

PIPESTONE, Minnesota - The National Park Service is pleased to announce a renewed agreement between Pipestone National Monument in Pipestone, Minnesota, and South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, is in place for five more years. The Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions was signed March 30, 2020.

New satellite data to improve burning emissions model

Professor Xiaoyang Zhang will improve the accuracy of the global biomass burning emissions model through a new three-year, $310,000 grant from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Virtual Field Day

The South Dakota State University Southeast Research Farm will be hosting a virtual field day version of the farm’s annual field day online July 7, at 2:00 p.m.

SDSU Passive House project continues to garner attention

When the South Dakota State University Department of Architecture’s Passive House project was completed in fall 2018, the uniqueness of the student-designed project received awards and attention. Nearly two years later, it still does.

Anand receives 2020 International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing

Despite recently receiving the 2020 International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing at the American Dairy Science Association® Virtual Annual Meeting, South Dakota State University professor Sanjeev Anand is not resting on his laurels and has many more research ideas underway. The IDFA is the sponsor of this ADSA award, which Anand said is the highest research award

SDSU scientist extracts cellulose from cornstalks

Assistant professor Srinivas Janaswamy is extracting cellulose from corn stover and solubilizing it to make strong, biodegradable films.

SDSU’s Big Eagle chosen as a Bush Fellow

Valeriah Big Eagle, a member of the South Dakota State University College of Nursing, has been chosen as one of 24 recipients for a prestigious Bush fellowship by the St. Paul, Minnesota-based foundation. The 24 fellows hail from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography. The Bush fellowship is an investment in individual leaders.

Reineke receives NIH grant to help eradicate tuberculosis

Assistant professor Joshua Reineke will use microparticles that mimic the tuberculosis bacteria to help eradicate TB through a National Institutes of Health R01 grant.

Department of Natural Resource Management Graduate Student Receives International Wildlife Scholarship

Marlin Dart, a graduate student in the South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management, has received a $1,250 Wild Felid Legacy Scholarship from the Wild Felid Association.