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SDSU Beef Day to be Held Jan. 16

South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension are hosting the first annual SDSU Beef Day on Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. in the Club 71 meeting room of the Dana J.

Clinicians, Head Start benefit from Early Childhood Mental Health Collaborative

More than 50 mental health clinicians and 14 Head Start teachers are increasing their ability to help young children experiencing social and emotional difficulties, thanks to training provided through the South Dakota Early Childhood Mental Health Collaborative. The project focuses on training professionals to work with and to identify children birth to 5 years of age with social/emotional, behav

Flavonoid metabolite helps fight colorectal cancer

Associate professor Jayarama Gunaje and his team in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences have discovered one of the mechanisms through which flavonoids prevent colorectal cancer.

Hunter receives Waterhouse Family Institute grant

It may have taken a bit longer than expected, but Karla Hunter’s determination has been rewarded with a grant through the Waterhouse Family Institute. Hunter, an associate professor in South Dakota State University’s School of Communication and Journalism, is working on a project called “Harnessing Hope: Decolonizing Research on Native American Students’ College Persistence.” The basis of which i

Power systems researchers receive U.S. Dept. of Energy grant

Associate professor Reinaldo Tonkoski and assistant professor Tim Hansen will model power systems that integrate large amounts of renewable energy through their first U.S. Department of Energy grant.

Nurse-researcher to help develop tribal palliative care programs

Associate professor Mary Isaacson of the SDSU College of Nursing in Rapid City is part of a national research team that will develop culturally appropriate Native American palliative care programs.

Royal Plastics makes parts for cyanide detector

A portable field device that detects cyanide exposure in seconds is one step closer to commercialization, thanks to a partnership between Royal Plastics and SDSU chemistry professor Brian Logue.

Stormwater Community Forum at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14th at the Brookings Activity Center

South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension in partnership with the Brookings Sustainability Committee invites interested Brookings residents and business owners to attend a Stormwater Community Forum.  This forum sponsored by the Landscape Architecture Program at SDSU will focus on green stormwater infrastructure practices.  These landscape-based practices reduce stormwater runoff and improv

Two SDSU faculty receive international ecology award

Associate professor Lora Perkins and assistant professor A. Joshua Leffler of the South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management have been awarded the Bradshaw Medal from the Society for Ecological Restoration.

A first for SDSU / Hansen named teacher of year by IEEE

Electrical engineering assistant professor Tim Hansen maintains a robust research portfolio, but he doesn’t use that as an excuse to skimp on his teaching assignments. Because of that commitment, Hansen is the first South Dakota State University faculty member to be named teacher of the year by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the world’s largest technical professional organi