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Dr. Angela Pillatzki named head of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and Director of the South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory

The South Dakota State University Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences welcomes Angela Pillatzki as the new department head and director of the South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL). As department head, Pillatzki will oversee the daily operations of the ADRDL and Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences while working with faculty and staff to e...

The SCN Coalition receives PRSA Silver Anvil Award

Soybean cyst nematode awareness campaign moved more farmers to actively manage the pest The Public Relations Society of America awarded its Silver Anvil Award for excellence in issues management to The SCN Coalition and MorganMyers at PRSA’s annual award ceremony, held May 19 held in New York City’s Edison Ballroom. The entities were recognized for moving more soybean farmers to actively manage...

SDSU Winter Wheat Variety Wins US Wheat Quality Council 2021 Millers Best of Show Award

Sunish Sehgal, associate professor in the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science and winter wheat breeder at South Dakota State University, has devoted his career to helping South Dakota producers diversify their cropping systems and increase profitability by developing new wheat varieties every year.  Most recently, Sehgal released a hard red winter wheat variety, SD Midland, whi...

SDSU researchers working to fill in educational gaps for rural students

In the United States, roughly one-sixth of all K-12 students attend rural school districts. These students face many challenges and are often hampered by both a lack of funding and resources.  Two South Dakota State University researchers have begun working to help “fill in the gaps” that rural students might be missing in their education.

South Dakota Land and Lending Conference to be held Sept. 8

The second annual South Dakota Land and Lending Conference will take place Sept. 8 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls.   The one-day event is organized by the Land Valuation and Rural Real Estate Affinity Group of South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics.   Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

SDSU graduate student wins American Society for Nutrition award

Samitinjaya Dhakal, a South Dakota State University graduate student, recently won the American Society for Nutrition’s Graduate Student Research Award Competition.

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm to Host Field Day on June 30

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host its annual field day on June 30, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. (CST). Two field tours will be offered, each lasting about 1.5 hours.

SDSU soccer team collaborates with researchers, WHOOP for study

Throughout his time coaching, South Dakota State University women’s soccer coach Brock Thompson has always looked to provide his team an edge.

Mollman named associate dean for research for the College of Nursing

Sarah Mollman has been named the associate dean for research for South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing. She will be based at the college’s Rapid City site. Originally from Mobridge, Mollman received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from SDSU in 2000. After spending a few years away, Mollman returned to pursue a master’s degree in nursing education.

NAEYC reaccredits SDSU's Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education

South Dakota State University officials announced the National Association for the Education of Young Children has reaccredited the university’s Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education.