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South Dakota State alumnus posthumously honored for research

South Dakota State University alumnus Raymond C. Bushland ’32 and Edward F. Knipling will be posthumously honored later this year for their study of the sex life of the screwworm fly. The U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded work led to a novel pest control technique and the eradication of the screwworm fly in North and Central [...]

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SDSU Distinguished Professor Emeritus to receive award at international conference

Don Evenson is internationally known as the “father” of the technology to help determine the role of males in fertility issues. His work evaluates whether males from species ranging from humans to endangered animals are able to successfully reproduce. For his accomplishments, the South Dakota State University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biology and Microbiology will [...]

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SDSU scientists receive International Cereal Chemists research award

A new method for predicting bread loaf volume without baking has earned a team of South Dakota State University scientists a research award from the American Association of Cereal Chemists International. Food science professor Padu Krishnan and Julie Kindelspire, then a doctoral student, worked with wheat breeders Karl Glover and Melanie Caffé-Treml to determine which [...]

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South Dakota State student named a Graduate Nursing Student Academy liaison

South Dakota State University’s Brandon Varilek has been named a Graduate Nursing Student Academy liaison. There are nearly 150 GNSA liaisons in the nation. Varilek, who lives in Harrisburg, recently completed his second year pursuing a doctor of philosophy degree in nursing. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing started the program in 2012 after [...]

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Bott named interim dean for the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College

Dennis Hedge, interim provost at South Dakota State University, has named Rebecca Bott as the interim dean of the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College. Bott will begin leading the Fishback Honors College when Dean Timothy Nichols leaves in August. “Dr. Bott is an enthusiastic and engaged teacher with an excellent record of [...]

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SDSU’s Puetz receives William J. Higgins Award

Jon Puetz, program director for South Dakota State University’s Engineering Extension office, received OSHA’s William J. Higgins Award at the 41st annual OSHA On-site Consultation Training Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Puetz is only the fifth recipient of this award. The William J. Higgins Award was created in 2005 to mark the 30th anniversary of [...]

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South Dakota State’s Carson receives fellowship

Proving that one never stops learning, Paula Carson will be taking part in a three-part program on simulation. Carson, an associate professor in South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing, will further her expertise in simulation by participating in a fellowship developed by International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) and CAE Healthcare. [...]

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SDSU doctoral student receives first McFadden scholarship

SDSU student Paul Okello is the first recipient of the newly-created Edgar S. McFadden Graduate Student Scholarship in Plant Science. Okello, who is in the second year of his doctoral studies, is conducting research on root rot caused by Fusarium species and their interaction with soybean cyst nematode on soybean. Using South Dakota field samples, [...]

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State’s master’s degree program in counseling honored

South Dakota State University was ranked No. 3 on the list of best master’s degrees in student affairs and college counseling by BestCounselingDegrees.net. “We have a strong faculty who are well-known leaders in the state, region and nation in their specialized field of study,” said Professor Jay Trenhaile, who leads SDSU’s Department of Counseling and [...]

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Author to deliver keynote at REMAST

Matt Miller, author of “Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your Classroom,” will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming REMAST (Rural Enhancement of Mathematics And Science Teachers) conference June 15-16 at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center. Miller also writes a blog about using technology and creative ideas in teaching. He [...]

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