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State to hold Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Building dedication April 24

A dedication ceremony for the Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Building at South Dakota State University will be held April 24 at 4 p.m. The dedication ceremony will be held in the building’s atrium. Prior to the dedication, building tours will be available to the public from 3 to 3:45 p.m. The Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering [...]

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State students honor dean with new ice cream flavor

Dairy manufacturing students at South Dakota State University recently unveiled a signature “Barry Berry” ice cream flavor to honor their dean, Barry Dunn. The university has a long-standing tradition of student-conceived ice cream flavors, and has laid claim to being the originator of perennial favorite cookies and cream ice cream back in 1979. Dunn, the [...]

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State student pilots continue to make milestones

The South Dakota State University Department of Aviation continues to reach new heights—from freshmen completing their first solo flights to an alumnus returning to continue flight education. Freshmen recently completing their first solo are: • Harley Bode (Madison Lake, Minnesota); • Adam Farner (Winner); • Eric Koerner (Anthon, Iowa); • Keegan Mertens (Williamsburg, Iowa); • [...]

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Prairie Repertory Theatre to hold child auditions for ‘The Sound of Music’

Prairie Repertory Theatre will be holding auditions for children for summer 2015 production of “The Sound of Music” at 6 p.m. May 1, in the Larson Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center at South Dakota State University. Five children (boys and girls) ages 6 to 15 are needed for the show, which performs July [...]

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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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