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Limerick to speak on hydraulic fracturing as part of Harding Distinguished Lecture Series

Patty Limerick owes her career as a public speaker to a March 1972 trip to South Dakota. Now the faculty director and chair of the board of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado, where she is also a history professor, Limerick visited Madison at the request of Gerald Lange, who [...]

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Women of Distinction tea honors four South Dakota State women

Each year, four women at South Dakota State University are honored for their career dedication and promise for the future. “It’s amazing to read the nomination and support letters and learn how these women have contributed to their careers, while overcoming difficulties and persevering in their lives,” said Elizabeth Tolman, Women’s Studies Coordinator. The Women’s [...]

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SDSU to take part in the Center for Small Towns’ 2014 Symposium

The Center for Small Towns will hold its 2014 symposium June 4-5 at the University of Minnesota, Morris. The symposium, titled “Understanding Rural Migration: Myths, Trends and Opportunities Exposed,” will address the changes taking place in communities of 5,000 or fewer residents. Mary Emery, department head and professor in South Dakota State University’s Department of [...]

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Pain care for seniors; Nursing expert to address challenges in managing pain in older adults

It’s a pain getting older. That often-heard lament usually is made in self-deprecation, but for millions of older adults and those who care for them, it is serious business. Keela Herr, an international expert on pain assessment and management, will address “Quality Pain Care for All Older Adults” when she speaks at 7 p.m. April [...]

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Youth Engineering Adventure designed for high schoolers

Youth Engineering Adventure, a five-day camp on the campus of South Dakota State University, was just what Andrew Hildebrant needed last year. Hildebrant, who had just finished his junior year at Brookings High School, came to Youth Engineering Adventure in June 2013 with an aim of learning what aspect of engineering he wanted to major [...]

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Wehbe appointed head of civil engineering at State

Interim is being struck from Nadim Wehbe’s title effective May 22. The long-time faculty member in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University will soon be the head of its department of civil and environmental engineering. Wehbe was chosen as a result of a national search with the announcement made [...]

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Motivational life coach to host SDSU Women’s Leadership Summit

Women of all ages looking for guidance, support and motivation are invited to attend the South Dakota State University Women’s Leadership Summit April 1. The annual event is sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, Campus Women’s Coalition, Women and Giving and NonProfit Leadership Alliance, and will feature keynote speaker Maria Pascucci. Pascucci lives in Buffalo, [...]

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Engineers Without Borders plans water awareness night

One in six people in the world have no access to clean drinking water while it is a precious resource taken for granted throughout the United States. The SDSU chapter of Engineers Without Borders is seeking to raise awareness of this global need through a 90-minute presentation at 7 p.m. March 26 in Rotunda B [...]

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Mother-daughter survey to assess factors affecting romantic relationships

Daughters who have a close relationship with their mothers have traditionally been more apt to develop healthy romantic relationships, but that no longer holds true, according to SunWoo Kang, an assistant professor in the South Dakota State University Department of Counseling and Human Development. The quality of a mother’s marriage may be an important factor [...]

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SDSU to hold 45th annual geography convention

The 45th annual South Dakota State Geography Convention will be held March 20-21 in South Dakota State University’s University Student Union. The South Dakota State Geography Convention is the longest-running, student-organized and sponsored annual geography meeting in the United States. John Fraser Hart, a member of the University of Minnesota’s Department of Geography, Environment and [...]

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