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Charlene Wolf-Hall, Dean, College of Natural Sciences

Charlene Wolf-Hall to retire at end of academic year

Charlene Wolf-Hall, dean of the College of Natural Sciences at South Dakota State University, announced today that she will retire from her position at the end of the academic year.

Novel algorithm allows farmers to monitor crops in real time

Farmers across the United States will be able to monitor their crops in real time, thanks to a novel algorithm from researchers in South Dakota State University's Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence. ...

Near record first-year class, retention drives SDSU enrollment up

A near-record class of first-time students and record retention from students’ freshmen to sophomore year increased South Dakota State University’s enrollment to its highest number in five years.