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McComishes create first endowed department at SDSU

A Montana couple has endowed The McComish Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at South Dakota State University. The $5 million gift results in the university’s first endowed and named department, representing an exceptional and lasting investment.

Three win awards at Central States Communication Association conference

Two faculty members and one graduate student in the School of Communication and Journalism at South Dakota State University received recognition at Central States Communication Association annual conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on April 2-7.

SDSU a NASA finalist … again! Engineering students develop design for crater-exploring rover

Please provide a story summary.Building on the tradition of past student entries in NASA contests, another group of South Dakota State University engineering students has advanced to the finals of a NASA contest. This year’s group of five mechanical engineering students will appear before NASA judges to present their idea and prototype of a rover that can explore rugged and permanently shadowed lunar south pole craters searching for water, ice and other volatiles. They are one of 14 teams nationwide that will be in Cocoa Beach, Florida, June 10-12.

Engineering Expo to feature student projects

South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering invites the public to the Raven Precision Agriculture Center to view engineering students’ innovative project designs. The public is welcome to attend Tuesday, April 23, from 9-10 a.m. and noon-3 p.m. with an award ceremony to follow. This event features 39 teams presenting their senior design projects.

SDSU research recognized at construction engineering and management conference

SDSU assistant professor Phuong Nguyen's research was recognized at the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2024 Construction Research Congress.

Finalists named for dean of College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has named four finalists, who will be on campus for the next two weeks.

Finalists named for dean of College of Natural Sciences

The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s College of Natural Sciences has named three finalists, who will be on campus over the next two weeks.

The unspoken public health crisis

Wendy Davis spent part of National Public Health Week on South Dakota State University's campus, where she discussed her experiences with America's unspoken public health crisis, postpartum depression.

Lecture to address using vaccines to combat cancer

A renowned researcher from Mayo Clinic will share how vaccines can be used to combat cancer at a free lecture Monday, April 8. The 11th annual Francis Miller Public Lecture in Cancer Research will be delivered by Keith Knutson at 7 p.m. in Herold Crest Room (253C) in the University Student Union on the South Dakota State University campus. It is sponsored by the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. The talk is geared toward the general public, the college reports.

SDSU physics students recognized at international conference

Four undergraduate students in South Dakota State University's Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics attended the American Physical Society's annual meeting March 3-8 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.