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SDSU hopes to build $31.8M precision ag laboratory

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register The South Dakota Board of Regents earlier this month approved of South Dakota State University’s facility program plan for a $55 million project that would build a new Precision Ag Classroom and Laboratory building and renovate Berg Ag Hall. The state Legislature must next approve of the plan before…

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Researchers explore complex carbohydrates to protect water quality

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Brainstorming sessions between a food chemist and a hydrologist at South Dakota State University have produced an innovative, potentially money-saving idea that will put nutrients back in the field. Assistant professors Srinivas Janaswamy of the Department of Dairy and Food Science and Laurent Ahiablame of the Department of Agricultural and…

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Wokini Initiative receives $4.1 million in commitments

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications South Dakota State University President Barry H. Dunn announced today $4.1 million from two separate commitments to support the Wokini Initiative. An anonymous donor has committed $4 million to the construction of a new American Indian Student Center on campus and another $100,000 to scholarships for students of the Lakota,…

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SDSU grads team up to start design, video business

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – The power of visuals is at an all-time high in this digital era, and with it comes the need to harness it in marketing. For more than a year, the crew at Johnson Design & Video has been busy helping businesses in and out of Brookings market…

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SDSU Local Foods Education Center to open Oct. 7

By: SDSU Extension iGrow The grand opening of the South Dakota State University Local Foods Education Center is set for 1 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 7. A program and ribbon cutting will kick off the event, followed by a pumpkin rush from 1:30-3 p.m., when children of all ages are invited to pick and take…

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SDSU enrollment stands at 12,527

Numbers stay above 12,500 mark for seventh straight year By: SDSU and Brookings Register staff reports Figures released today by the South Dakota Board of Regents show 12,527 students are enrolled at South Dakota State University, the seventh consecutive year more than 12,500 students have attended the institution. First-time freshmen enrollment for the fall semester…

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Consumers, utility companies to reap savings from energy management system

By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing and Communications Two South Dakota State University researchers are developing an energy management system that will help utility companies decrease peak-time power usage and pass those savings on to their participating customers. Zhen Ni and Tim Hansen, assistant professors in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, received a…

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Ag/Bio doubleheader in Brookings

By: John Kubal, The Brookings Register In ceremonies a couple hours apart Thursday afternoon on the South Dakota State University campus, the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences scored a couple of big wins in the world of research. First, at 2 p.m., came the grand opening of the Plant Science Research Support Facility; following…

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SDSU opening new plant science research facility

By: SDSU Extension iGrow The South Dakota State University Plant Science Research Support Facility grand opening will be Aug. 31. The program and ribbon cutting will begin at 2 p.m. at the site west of the motor pool near 1601 Stadium Road in Brookings. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is scheduled to speak at the…

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Brookings ranked 8th in “Best College Towns 2017” study

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Schools.com ranked Brookings, South Dakota, eighth in its “Best College Towns 2017” study. The firm states the college experience is about more than simply hitting the books during the day and sleeping in a dorm at night. It’s also about expanding horizons, gaining new perspectives and, of course, making memories…

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