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SDSU imaging engineer receives first Google Earth Research award

It’s about thinking big—for Google Earth and for the South Dakota State University image processing lab. SDSU imaging engineer Larry Leigh will use Google Earth images to find sites to calibrate earth-imaging satellites, thanks to a one-year, $46,000 Google Earth Engine Research award. He is the first SDSU researcher to receive the award. Satellites, such [...]

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SDSU scientists analyze half-mile slice of West Antarctica ice core

SDSU scientists analyzed a half-mile slice of Western Antarctica ice core to help determine that climate change begins in the Arctic and moves southward, according to chemistry professor Jihong Cole-Dai of the SDSU Ice Core and Environmental Chemistry Lab. Since 2006, the SDSU research team have been part of a National Science Foundation project to [...]

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SDSU’s Tille honored by medicaltechnologyschools.com

Pat Tille, director of the medical laboratory science program at South Dakota State University, was listed as one of the “20 Professors of Clinical Laboratory Science You Should Know” on MedicalTechnologySchools.com’s blog. To see the other selections, visit www.medicaltechnologyschools.com Each of the members were chosen based on the following criteria: • Active Teaching. All actively [...]

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2 engineering graduates join elite group

Stellar SDSU graduates Ryan Mahutga, of Baltic, and Megan Waytashek, of Lino Lakes, Minnesota, have been selected for a $10,000 national scholarship that only six other South Dakota State University students have received in the past 82 years. The May mechanical engineering graduates were among 30 engineering students nationally to receive Tau Beta Pi Fellowships [...]

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South Dakota, South Dakota State University will participate in Sanford Education Collaborative

In combination with the state’s leading philanthropist, South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota will participate in the newly created  Sanford Education Collaborative to advance research-based programs that support PreK-12 student learning and development. The $30 million national initiative to expand the programs nationally, announced last Tuesday by San Diego-based nonprofit National [...]

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3 alumni join SDSU Foundation staff to serve university needs

The South Dakota State University Foundation has added three new staff members. All three are graduates of the university. Tom Becker is the new development director for the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering. He will work with Dean Lew Brown to secure private gifts for the College’s top needs. Becker is a native of [...]

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Madeleine Albright to speak at 2015 Daschle Dialogues

Madeleine K. Albright, the first woman to become the U.S. Secretary of State, will visit the South Dakota State University campus Oct. 13 as part of the Daschle Dialogues. The event will mark the second annual Daschle Dialogues, which brings nationally relevant figures to campus for an appearance with alumnus Tom Daschle, who represented South [...]

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Ness Family honored by SDSU Foundation as 2015 Philanthropic Family of the Year

Larry and Diane Ness of Yankton were honored April 23 by the South Dakota State University Foundation as the 2015 Philanthropic Family of the Year. The award, created in 2012, “acknowledges exceptional generosity to diverse causes by a family that serves as an inspiration to others to support South Dakota State University.” The award was [...]

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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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