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SDSU mechanical engineering student receives SMART Scholarship

Ryan Fouts, a senior in mechanical engineering from Moville, Iowa, received the prestigious SMART scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense.

SDSU Bot Shot Championship team to hold exhibition Saturday

In April, South Dakota State University won the Land O’Lakes Bot Shot Championship, beating collegiate robotics teams from around the country in a game of H-O-R-S-E in Minneapolis as part of the Final Four weekend. From noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, several team members and BallE, the robot they constructed, will put on an exhibition at the Washington Pavilion.

SDBOR approves specialization

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved a specialization in natural resource management at South Dakota State University. It will be part of the Master of Science degree and a doctoral degree already offered.

2020 South Dakota Nutrient Research and Education Council Request for Pre-Proposals

The South Dakota Nutrient Research and Education Council (SD NREC) is looking for researchers to submit proposals for 2020. Proposals for the research funding must be submitted no later than Aug. 16 and the funding cycle for the projects will be from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec.

Strengthening the Heartland Launches YouTube Page

Strengthening the Heartland (STH) is working to provide education and information surrounding safe opioid use as well as risks of misuse. The new STH YouTube channel will provide education videos covering valuable topics relating to opioid misuse and addiction.

Database will enhance public safety during wildfires

A national address database with geographical coordinates, known as address point data, will improve wildfire public safety, according to Dapeng Li, an assistant professor of geographic information science.

Publication ranks Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering among nation's leaders

South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering ranked among the nation’s leaders in the American Society for Engineering Education profiles book for 2018. The college ranked 10th nationally in engineering technology degrees awarded with 79 among the 133 reporting institutions.

Van Den Top first SDSU student to receive international research award

Trevor Van Den Top, who is pursuing his doctorate in biology and microbiology, is the first South Dakota State University student to receive an international research award at the 13th Workshop on Cyanobacteria in Boulder, Colorado.

ADRDL Food Safety Microbiology Lab Achieves ISO 17025 Certification

The ADRDL's Food Safety Microbiology Laboratory (FSM) recently received official notice of their certification as an ISO 17025 certified laboratory.  ISO 17025 certification is the main standard used by testing and calibration laboratories worldwide, and includes certification of the competence of the lab's management, staff, equipment, and methods. The certification is the culmination of an exte

SDSU researchers part of new national transportation center

South Dakota State University researchers will develop innovative techniques to repair and construct bridges and roadways through a new U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research center.