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10 students receive Schultz-Werth Awards

Rebecca Bott-Knutson, dean of South Dakota State University’s Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College, announced the 10 recipients of the 2020 Schultz-Werth Award. The award was established to promote and recognize the scholarly achievements of undergraduate students. Applicants must be enrolled as a senior student in one of SDSU’s seven degree-granting colleges.

RAWC Lab's Tim Paris Named Barry Goldwater Scholar

Congratulation to Timothy Paris for being named South Dakota's Barry Goldwater Scholar! 

Animal science students present research, participate in educational contests at American Society of Animal Science meetings

South Dakota State University students in the Animal Science Department presented research and competed in the academic quadrathlon at the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section meetings in Omaha, Nebraska, March 2-4. Madison Kovarna, a junior animal science major from Merrill, Iowa, won her division in the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

Three SDSU students awarded national pork industry scholarships

Three South Dakota State University students are among only 10 college students selected nationwide by the National Pork Producers Council to receive 2020 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarships.

South Dakota State University Announces Director of New Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine

Gary Gackstetter has been named the director of South Dakota State University’s new Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine.  Enrollment applications are now open for the first class of students who will be part of the new, collaborative program between SDSU and the University of Minnesota.

Undergraduate fellowship leads Nelson to doctoral work at SDSU

This spring, Pine Ridge native Dillon Nelson began doctoral work at SDSU after completing his bachelor's degree at Oglala Lakota College. His experience with a USDA-funded fellowship program fueled his interest in research.

Three South Dakota State University students receive national dairy scholarships

Three South Dakota State University dairy science students are recipients of prestigious 2020 National Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) scholarships. Sanne de Bruijn, a senior dairy production and dairy manufacturing student from Vicksburg, Michigan; Calissa Lubben, a junior dairy production student from Edgerton, Minnesota; and Shelby Kuechle, a sophomore dairy production student from E

SDSU Researchers to Present at the Joint Meeting of American Society of Animal Science, American Dairy Science Association

South Dakota State University researchers, graduate students and SDSU Extension experts from the Department of Animal Science and Department of Dairy and Food Science will present a variety of research results at the joint meetings of the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section and the American Dairy Science Association Midwest Branch in Omaha, Neb., from March 2 - 4, 2020. “We are ver

SDSU grad one of 10 young engineers to be honored

Luis Duque, a graduate of South Dakota State University, will be one of 10 people honored as the 2020 New Faces of Civil Engineering in the professional category by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The program recognizes an international field of young civil engineers for its achievements and contributions to society.

Diet alone can improve older adults’ health

Older adults on a diet designed to help patients with high blood pressure reaped benefits beyond those anticipated by South Dakota State University researchers.