The speaker will present DNA and RNA sequencing applications to the animal, plant and biosciences. Other speakers from SDSU will also present some of their research. The speaker is a Sequencing Specialist with Illumina, Inc.
Come learn about this remarkable Oglala Lakota woman whose journey encompasses childhood in the native reservations to a fruitful career with the United States Army!
Lisa White Face is a Military Reservist Army Captain (CPT) and on the civilian side she is a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal.
Sponsored by: Multicultural Center, Latin American Student Association, and Gender and Sexualities Alliance.
Let’s talk about the journey of this businessman who used the political arena to affect change for his community. Hollies Winston is the Chair and CEO at Guaranteed America Inc.
Sponsored by: Multicultural Center and Black Student Alliance.
Dr. Senay is a Research Physical Scientist with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resource Observation and Science (EROS) center. His academic and research background is in agricultural engineering, hydrology and remote sensing.
Dr. Senay is currently involved in monitoring crop performance in Africa, Central America, South-East Asia and the US and developing new algorithms for computing evapotranspiration from remotely sensed data.
Students on college campuses across the nation are experiencing heightened levels of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. This session will engage participants on current trends of mental health in our student population and give applicable guidance on how to support students' mental health needs in any area of university life.
Presenter: Mary Beth Fishback, MSPAS, MPH
Executive Director, Brookings Behavioral Health & Wellness
Dr. Rebecca Kuehl will present the 2020 Victor K. Webster Lecture sponsored by the SDSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. Her presentation focuses on her research into the speeches of South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle with specific focus on how he used his leadership speeches to reach across the political aisle to create common ground.
UPDATE - The 2 p.m. presentation will be held as scheduled. The 6 p.m. presentation is cancelled due to weather.
This presentation will cover the mood and anxiety issues related to excessive social media use. This topic is an extension of the Common Read topic from Fall 2019.
Dr. Wallace Jackmon is a clinical social worker at Avera Health. He also holds Assistant Professor positions in both the School of Social Work and the School of Medicine at USD. He has expertise related to the effects of excessive social media usage.
Professor Alicia Carriquiry is a distinguished Professor and President's Chair in Statistics and Director of Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence at Iowa State University.
Hassan Alyami is an alumnus of DSU.
Session 14 on Healthcare
Susan got her PhD in statistics from Iowa State in 2015, then spent time in the private sector before
returning to academia in 2018. She is an assistant professor at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with
research interests in statistical graphics and statistical forensics.
Anne Denton is Professor in the Computer Science Department at North Dakota State University (NDSU). She received her Ph.D. in Physics from the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, in 1996 and a M.S. in Computer Science from NDSU in 2003. Her research interests are in data mining of diverse scientific data sets that are too complex to be analyzed using classical statistics techniques. Currently, she is working with collaborators in soil science, agricultural engineering, hydrology, and atmospheric science on projects that involve the climate impacts on agriculture.
Dr. Lyanna Chu completed a PhD in Biostatistics at UC Davis in 2019. Beforehand, Dr. Chu studied at UCLA. Currently, Dr. Chu is interested in working on problems related to modern data types, specifically in the context of change-point detection.
Dr. Rong Zheng completed her Ph.D. degree at the University of Alabama in 2017. Her degree is in Applied Statistics, with concentration on data classification and model-based clustering, statistical quality control and nonparametric statistics. She also earned her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Henan University, China, in 2012. Her tenure-track faculty position with Western Illinois University (WIU) started in 2017.