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Crime lab examiner to lead girls workshop

Eighth-grade girls with an interest in solving crimes can learn from a professional during a one-day workshop presented by the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering. GEMS (Girls, Engineering, Mathematics and Science) will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 28 in Crothers Engineering Hall on the South Dakota State University campus. The cost [...]

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Senior research projects spur SDSU students on to graduate work

Two South Dakota State University students will tell state legislators about the senior research projects that inspired them to continue their work in graduate school during the annual Student Poster Session in Pierre Thursday. Mitchell Hoesing, a mechanical engineering student from Jackson, Nebraska, worked on a new method for cooling electronics, while Krista Creager, a [...]

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South Dakota State’s College of Nursing’s 80th anniversary event to honor 30

The South Dakota State University College of Nursing will honor 30 individuals at the upcoming 80th anniversary gala April 10 in the University Student Union’s Volstorff Ballroom. Fifteen individuals will receive new awards for their exemplary contributions to nursing and health care, while 15 others will be honored and receive awards for their prestigious careers [...]

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South Dakota State students finish second in national range management exam

Highlighted by Tyler Swan’s second-place finish, the South Dakota State University range judging team finished second in the Undergraduate Range Management Exam, held during the Society for Range Management’s annual meeting in Sacramento, California. The nine State students, eight of whom hail from South Dakota, took a comprehensive exam that covered participants’ skills and knowledge [...]

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South Dakota State’s biochemistry major receives accreditation

The American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has accredited the South Dakota State University’s undergraduate biochemistry major for a full seven-year term, effective June 1. It is the maximum time currently allowed under the group’s guidelines. South Dakota State is one of 30 colleges and universities to have achieved accreditation. The major, which started [...]

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SDSU researchers identify cover crops to lure deer away from livestock feed

Fall cover crops, such as clover, turnips and peas, can provide nutrient-rich winter forage and help lure hungry deer away from hay and other stored livestock feed, according to Distinguished Professor Jonathan Jenks of the South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management. The Agricultural Experiment Station researcher and graduate student Troy Wieberg are [...]

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South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, Briggs Library hold book launch

The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum is teaming with South Dakota State University’s H. M. Briggs Library to sponsor a book launch for “Action, Influence and Voice: Contemporary South Dakota Women.” The free event will be March 17 at 7 p.m. in the SDSU Archives and Hilton M. Briggs Library Special Collections, located on the [...]

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South Dakota State’s College of Nursing announces Direct Admit Program

South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing is starting a Direct Admit Program to receive provisional admission into the professional nursing major for high school seniors who meet the program’s criteria. “We are seeking to admit students who demonstrate strong academic ability and who are committed to a career in nursing,” said Linda Herrick, State’s [...]

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Hubbard Feeds Inc. Commits $50,000 to New Cow-Calf and Swine Education and Research Facilities at SDSU

Hubbard Feeds Inc., a leading U.S. commercial animal nutrition company, announced today that it has committed $50,000 toward construction of the new Cow-Calf and Swine Education and Research Facilities at South Dakota State University. The Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility has an expected construction cost in excess of $6 million. This unit will include a [...]

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Universities surveying farmers on land-use decisions

Some 3,000 agriculture producers in eastern North Dakota and South Dakota will be receiving a survey letter in late February to help gauge changes in agricultural land practices through the past decade. The voluntary survey will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete and results will only be reported in summary form. Researchers at [...]

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