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$50 million PAC expansion project win, win for town and gown

By: John Kubal, The Brookings Register While the Performing Arts Center at South Dakota State University has been recognized as a superb venue for music and studio-theatre productions since its opening in 2003, it was always envisioned that more would be added at some future time. That time is now – with a 96,000-square-foot expansion…

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SDSU research headed to high school classrooms

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications South Dakota high school science and agriculture teachers can learn to integrate current research and new teaching techniques into their curriculums through a new U.S. Department of Agriculture program, according to South Dakota State University biology associate professor Madhav Nepal. He leads a group of six researchers who secured a…

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SDSU provides economic boost for Brookings

SDSU provides economic boost for Brookings By Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register South Dakota is $2.66 billion richer thanks to the state’s six public universities, and Brookings benefits from South Dakota State University, too. That’s according to data from a study sponsored by the South Dakota Board of Regents and the South Dakota Chamber of…

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SDSU undergrads to explore precision livestock production

SDSU undergrads to explore precision livestock production By SDSU Marketing & Communications College freshmen and sophomores interested in agriculture can learn about precision livestock production through a new training program, according to associate professor Michael Gonda of the South Dakota State University animal science department. Gonda leads the summer undergraduate research project, which is funded…

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SDSU to host entrepreneurial workshops

SDSU to host entrepreneurial workshops By SDSU Marketing and Communications Limited spaces are available for an upcoming series of seven workshops to introduce the process of commercializing university research-derived innovations and new technologies. South Dakota State University’s Graduate School and the Office of Technology and Commercialization, in partnership with the Entrepreneurial Studies Program of the…

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S.D. officials push for lab renovation

S.D. officials push for lab renovation By Hannah Weikel, Associated Press Officials in South Dakota are continuing to make upgrades to an animal disease research lab in Brookings a priority, with Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently saying he hoped to earmark $5 million in state money for the project. The almost 50-year-old lab at South Dakota…

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SDSU plans for another busy year of construction

SDSU plans for another busy year of construction By Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register This year will be another busy one for construction crews as South Dakota State University continues to build new buildings, repurpose and remodel old buildings and add on to existing ones. It’s nothing out of the ordinary for the lively campus,…

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SDSU animal scientist receives New Innovator $600k research grant

SDSU animal scientist receives New Innovator $600k research grant By SDSU Marketing & Communications A South Dakota State University animal science researcher is one of nine scientists nationwide to receive the inaugural New Innovator in Food Agriculture and Research Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. Assistant professor Crystal Levesque will evaluate the…

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