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Student architects tackle Huron mall design project

South Dakota State University architecture students are redesigning and building a passageway and seating area outside the Kansas Mall in Huron as part of a studio course and partnership with the city. The project is part of an annual community commitment the Department of Architecture established in 2012. Students receive experience working on projects they [...]

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In demand / Record 105 firms come looking for SDSU engineering students

Engineering students preparing to take their sheepskin and depart into the world of change orders and service requests are finding no shortage of companies wanting to take their resumes. The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University organized its annual fall career fair Oct. 7, 2014, and a record 105 companies [...]

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South Dakota State to hold groundbreaking Friday on Swine Education and Research Facility

South Dakota State University is scheduled to break ground on a new, state-of-the-art Swine Education and Research Facility at 2 p.m. Friday. The event, which will be held at the current SDSU Swine Unit north of campus on Medary Avenue, is open to the public. Speaking at the ceremony are South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard; [...]

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South Dakota State to hold Dad’s Weekend Oct. 10-11

South Dakota State University will hold its second-ever Dad’s Weekend Oct. 10-11. The event gives fathers a chance to visit Brookings and experience campus life during the school year. The programming is geared toward fathers but other family members are welcome to participate. Fathers and other participants will pay $60 each for the weekend’s activities. [...]

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Limited tickets available for Daschle Dialogues; SDPB to rebroadcast event

Limited tickets are available for Wednesday’s Daschle Dialogues lecture at the 1,000-seat Larson Memorial Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center at South Dakota State University. While the event is open to the public, one must obtain a ticket to attend. Tickets are only available online at www.sdstate.edu/daschletickets. The 7 p.m. lecture features former U.S. [...]

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SDSU students receive Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship

Seven South Dakota State University students have been awarded a state scholarship that supports new teachers who serve in critical-need teaching areas. Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced the first recipients in the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship Program. “The goal is to encourage high school graduates to obtain their teaching degree in South Dakota, then remain [...]

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SDSU graduate nursing students to get federal help

One less barrier stands in the way of 40 graduate students in the South Dakota State University College of Nursing from receiving their advanced degrees. The college was notified in early July that it received two federal grants totaling more than $415,000 that will go this fall to students seeking a master’s degree or a [...]

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Trustees Video

The South Dakota State Foundation’s 2014 Trustees Show video.

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New leaders look to expand reach of SDWAC programs

The South Dakota World Affairs Council, a nonpartisan, nonprofit, grassroots organization that strives to educate the public on critical global issues, recently added leaders to its governing board that sets policy, programs and activities for the organization. SDWAC is based on the campus of South Dakota State University. After election in May, Chandradhar Dwivedi, distinguished [...]

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Visitors find playful and symbolic paintings in two new South Dakota Art Museum exhibits

Artists Robert C. Jackson and Gerald Cournoyer provide a contemporary take on traditional art forms in their latest exhibits at the South Dakota Art Museum. Viewers will find playful representations of hamburgers, fruit and water balloons in Jackson’s exhibit. Cournoyer’s paintings surround viewers with bold colors and patterns drawn from Lakota cultural traditions. Their displays [...]

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