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New Faculty feature: Roman Waldera

Last semester, the School of Health and Consumer Sciences welcomed a new instructor to the physical education teacher education program.   Roman Waldera comes to campus by way of Interstate 29 south, as he spent the past four years completing his Ph.D. at rival North Dakota State University.

SDSU’s Phlebotomy Certificate offers students unique opportunities in healthcare

Deirdre Cross is a Human Biology major at South Dakota State University, also pursuing minors in Chemistry and Health Education. She is on a Pre-Physician’s Assistant track, with plans to become a PA after graduation.

Fossil records can help with future conservation efforts

Using the past to predict the future can potentially help researchers with animal conservation efforts, explains Rachel Short, an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resource Management at South Dakota State University.   Short recently published a research paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal on work supported by her National Science Foundation Postdoc...

Finalists named for dean of College of Education and Human Sciences

The search committee for the dean position at South Dakota State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences has named three finalists, who will be on campus next week. Each candidate will spend one day interviewing and meeting with university leadership, deans, researchers, faculty, students and staff.

SDSU Poll explores trust in physicians, COVID-19 booster shots

The COVID-19 pandemic is three years old, and two researchers at South Dakota State University have begun exploring the prevailing effects of the 21st century's defining event thus far.   David Wiltse, an associate professor of political science, and Filip Viskupic, an assistant professor of political science, collectively make up the SDSU Poll, a nonpartisan research unit that analyzes issues of...

Speaker to share impact of nursing-engineering collaboration

An engineer who has been working with the health care field for nearly two decades helping clinicians and patients fix problems and improve outcomes will share a message of collaboration on the South Dakota State University campus later this month. Jenna Marquard, a professor and the Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research for Improved Patient Care in the School of Nursing at the University of...

College of Nursing receives grant to increase number of qualified nurse preceptors

South Dakota State University's College of Nursing is partnering with Montana State University through a four-year, nearly $4 million grant to increase the number of skilled, qualified clinical nursing faculty and preceptors in the region.  The funding is from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the United State Department of Health and Human Services.  The project, titled "The...

Haarberg 3D Center announces pilot grant awards

South Dakota State University's Haarberg Center for Drug, Disease and Delivery, housed in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, has announced its second round of funding for research projects through the Haarberg 3D Center's Pilot Grant Program.  The Haarberg 3D Center is funded by the South Dakota Board of Regents, with a goal of advancing interdisciplinary research and research...

SDSU faculty members, researchers attend top AI conference

Kaiqun Fu, an assistant professor in South Dakota State University's Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering, attended the 2023 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference Feb.

Artificial intelligence utilized for SDSU prof’s social media research

The use of artificial intelligence in everyday life is on the rise. Between voice assistants, search engines, spell check and even financial fraud detection, AI is becoming something that humans rely upon every single day.   Kaiqun Fu, an assistant professor in South Dakota State University's Jerome J.