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Two SDSU faculty members receive prestigious NSF grants

Rachel Short and Gazala Ameen, two assistant professors in South Dakota State University's College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, have each received one of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious grants for early career faculty to pursue biology research projects.

SDSU project opens more STEM research pathways for Native American students

A new South Dakota State University project aims to give Native American students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in scientific research and discovery.

SDSU researchers to improve heat tolerance in wheat crops

A team of South Dakota State University researchers — led by professor Wanlong Li — have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to modify the genetic code of wheat plants to make them more tolerant to heat stress.