Elementary schools, SDSU take part in Innovation Learning Lab

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Local elementary schools and the Children’s Museum of South Dakota along with South Dakota State University recently completed a collaborative effort to bring elementary students a unique learning experience.Called the Innovation Learning Lab, this program began in October as an opportunity to introduce some problem-based learning to different age…

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SDSU scientist studies impact of viruses and nutrients

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Scientists have a better understanding of a mechanism that allows cells to internalize beneficial nutrients and not-so-beneficial viruses, thanks to collaboration among researchers from two South Dakota universities and the National Institutes of Health. South Dakota State University associate professor Adam Hoppe, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor…

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Daktronics marks 50th anniversary by giving back to Brookings

By: Daktronics and staff reports As part of Daktronics celebrating 50 years in business, every month in 2018 will have a #DakGivesBack initiative to give back to local communities where company employees live. In April, the company is encouraging employees to pay it forward and participate in random acts of kindness happening throughout the month.“The…

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Winners of First Dakota National Bank New Venture Competition announced

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications The First Dakota National Bank New Venture Competition finalists were, from left, Nathan Lax, Logan Roth and Laurel Diekhoff. South Dakota State University sophomore Laurel Diekhoff came away with the top honors at the 2018 First Dakota National Bank New Venture Competition, announced Thursday afternoon at the Brookings Innovation Center…

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Whoa Nellie Upcycled Store opens in Downtown Brookings

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Through the years, Rebecca Lafferty has picked up and put to good use many different skills, ranging from woodworking to welding, and since January, she’s been learning yet another new thing: being a store owner. Her store, Whoa Nellie, features a range of repurposed, upcycled materials she’s made. In…

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Some animal viruses may survive in imported feed ingredients

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications A journey over land and sea may not keep animal diseases away. Researchers from South Dakota State University, Pipestone Veterinary Services in Minnesota and Kansas State University found that seven of the 11 animal viruses tested can potentially survive the transglobal journey from Asia or Europe to the United States…

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SDSU researcher selected to serve on Landsat Science team

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications South Dakota State University Professor David Roy, a senior scientist at the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, was selected to serve on the 2018-2023 Landsat Science team following an international competition sponsored by the U. S. Department of Interior U.S. Geological Survey. He is a professor in the geography department.…

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New fire station to be dedicated April 5

By: City of Brookings The City of Brookings will officially dedicate its new South Main Avenue Fire Station located at 319 26th St. S. on April 5. The public is welcome to attend the dedication and open house from 5-7 p.m. with a ribbon cutting and official dedication program at 6 p.m. Designed by JLG…

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Legislature commits $22 million for SDSU Precision Agriculture Facility

By: SDSU Marketing & Communication There are 57 undergraduate students currently enrolled in the precision agriculture major. South Dakota State University is one step closer to constructing its Precision Agriculture Facility on campus. The South Dakota State Legislature has committed $22 million toward the $46 million construction costs of the facility. The legislation must still…

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