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Study shows low COVID-19 infection rate in health care workers

Antibody testing of health care workers in three rural counties in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota showed 15% of the study participants had antibodies to the novel coronavirus.  “Antibodies (to the novel coronavirus) show the true prevalence (of COVID-19) in the population,” according to South Dakota State University assistant professor Natalie Thiex, whose research team in the Departm

SDSU moves to blue safety level, returns campus to more familiar operations

South Dakota State University’s COVID-19 Response Team changed the university safety level from yellow to blue, effective immediately.

South Dakota Remains Mostly Polarized on Evaluation of Major Political Figures

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

6 receive SDSU Presidential Medallion

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn bestowed the SDSU Presidential Medallion upon six individuals Tuesday afternoon for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The recipients were: Keith Corbett, outgoing mayor of Brookings; Amy Hockett, director of clinic operations, Sanford Clinic Brookings; Jason Merkley, president and CEO, Brookings Health System; Patrick Siegling, cl

The East River - West River Divide on COVID-19 Attitudes in South Dakota

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

Religious Leaders Are Most Effective Messengers for Encouraging Continued COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts After Vaccination.

The South Dakota Covid Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

Messaging From Religious Leaders Most Effective at Encouraging South Dakotans to Get Vaccinated

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12-25, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

SDSU Moves to Face Coverings Optional Policy May 10

South Dakota State University, as part of its effort for a more normal 2021 fall semester, announced today face coverings will now be optional on campus beginning Monday.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Lives of South Dakotans

The South Dakota COVID Impact Survey was conducted from April 12 to 25, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

The Hildegard Project presents a collaborative performance

An exciting performance is coming to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center May 1 and 2 after over a year of preparation. The performance, “Viriditas: Twenty-First Century Hildegard,” is a multidimensional piece featuring dance, poetry, stage craft and music.