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U.S. News & World Report ranks 3 SDSU online graduate programs

South Dakota State University had three online graduate programs ranked following a survey of online graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News only surveys programs housed in regionally accredited institutions whose programs are offered mostly or entirely online. SDSU’s following programs were ranked: No. 70 (tie) in Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs; No.

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.

SDSU named nation’s most affordable master’s program in data science

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that the job outlook for data scientists will grow faster than average until the year 2028. For individuals looking to enter the field, Discoverdatascience.org ranked South Dakota State University No.

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.

SDSU researchers developing field device to detect PFAS

SDSU chemistry professor Brian Logue and Seacoast Science research scientist Randy Jackson are developing a portable device to detect the presence of detect the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

SDSU professors working to answer questions about Big Bang theory

Associate professors Stephen Gent and Greg Michna are using SDSU’s high-performance computing cluster to predict how argon circulates within the particle detectors to be constructed 1 mile beneath the earth’s surface. These particle detectors will help physicists answer key questions about the Big Bang theory. The detectors are part of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility near Lead.