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Culturally Competent. Civically Engaged. Ready to Lead.

The School of American and Global Studies, also known as AGS, provides students with unparalleled opportunities to learn about and help solve the grand challenges of an every-changing and interconnected world. Our students work and learn alongside award-winning faculty both in and out of the classroom. Through faculty-led study abroad programs and several research and outreach centers housed in the School, our students gain hands-on research and job skills that will advance their future careers or graduate studies. Our graduates are Rhodes scholars, Harvard law students, and State Department interns, just to name a few examples!

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Lincoln Hall, a historic brick building on SDSU's campus

Lincoln Hall renovations writing a new chapter in history

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and School of American and Global Studies will be moving into a new home in fall 2023.
2014 Daschle Dialogue. Senator Daschle speaking with Trent Lott and moderated by Chuck Raasch.

Chief Washington correspondent and author Jonathan Karl confirmed as featured guest for Daschle Dialogues in September

Jonathan Karl, the ABC News Chief Washington correspondent who has covered the White House under four presidents, has been confirmed for the Daschle Dialogues series at South Dakota State University.
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Partisan Differences on Perceptions of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and Transgender Athletes

The Spring 2022 SDSU Poll was conducted from May 2nd to May 15th, 2022 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University. This poll builds upon similar surveys conducted by The SDSU Poll in April 2021 and August 2021.