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South Dakota State University and Celemics announce partnership for the development of Hybridization NGS-based Multiple Swine Pathogen Co-Detection Panel

South Dakota State University’s Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) has partnered with Celemics, Inc. to create the first-ever hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) kit to detect viral and bacterial swine respiratory pathogens. Most current diagnostic technologies are based on culture or qPCR.

Byre receives June's Civil Service Employee of the Month Award

Beth Byre has been named the South Dakota State University Civil Service Employee of the Month for June in appreciation for her exemplary contributions and performance as the accountant for the Department of Natural Resource Management. She will be honored with a reception starting at 3:30 p.m. June 28 in the atrium of the Edgar S.

SDSU chemistry research featured on journal cover

Having your research on the cover of a prestigious journal is a milestone in a faculty member’s career—it’s something South Dakota State University assistant professor Rachel Willand-Charnley and undergraduate researcher Timothy Paris already have under their belts.

SDSU engineers use satellite images to protect national security

A new project at the SDSU Image Processing Laboratory will help intelligence agencies use images from remote-sensing satellites to protect national security.

Barnes named dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today Paul Barnes has been chosen the dean of SDSU’s College of Education and Human Sciences. The announcement comes after a national search. Barnes currently is a professor and associate dean in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

McCrory Gardens and State Arboretum earn accreditation

South Dakota State University’s McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota State Arboretum have been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.

S.D. DOT project evaluates integrity of highway base layer

The secret to a durable highway lies beneath the driving surface. “The base layer just beneath the pavement largely contributes to the structural integrity of the highways and makes them strong enough to withstand the traffic loads to which they will be subjected,” explained South Dakota State University assistant professor Rouzbeh Ghabchi of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

SDSU recognizes student works at URSCAD

South Dakota State University held its annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Day virtually April 12-14. In addition to selecting top student performances, the university announced the recipients of the Schultz-Werth Awards and the Joseph F. Nelson Undergraduate Research Mentorships. URSCAD is organized by SDSU’s Van D. and Barbara B.

Marquette selected for Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program

Like many former collegiate wrestlers, Dan Marquette looks to make a name for himself in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However, he doesn’t look to be inside the UFC Octagon® but to make sure those competing inside it are at their peak due to proper nutrition. Marquette, who will graduate in May from South Dakota State University with a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise science, has

U.S. News and World report ranks 7 graduate programs

South Dakota State University had seven graduate school programs ranked following a survey of online programs by U.S. News & World Report. The media company only surveys programs housed in regionally accredited institutions whose programs are offered mostly or entirely online. South Dakota State University is one of more than 800 institutions with graduate schools surveyed by U.S.