Faced with paying more than $500 for a training device, South Dakota State University nursing faculty member Leann Horsley turned to a group of SDSU mechanical engineering students to see if they could help. Producing an intraosseous injection task trainer became the senior capstone project for mechanical engineering students Abbdullah Alrashidi, Zachary Dorn, Denner Dougherty…

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BEDC to host free online webinar supporting entrepreneurs and start-ups Owning your own business can be challenging even in the best conditions, not to mention during a global pandemic. Techniques for self-care should be included as part of every entrepreneur’s business resources. An upcoming free webinar hosted by Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) will provide…

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BEDC and SDSU co-host free online webinar, supporting innovators Knowing how to best protect your business idea or product can seem a bit confusing. An upcoming free webinar will help guide you through the steps to take to ensure your intellectual property is kept secure.  Patent attorney Matt Poulsen PhD of Suiter Swantz based in…

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Excited to be part of the impactful work happening with the SDSU University Center. Offering COVID-19 specific resources like this to SD businesses will play a key role in supporting the state’s economy. https://www.sdstate.edu/news/2020/11/improving-indoor-ventilation-can-reduce-spread-covid-19

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Businesses can learn how to be proactive in reducing the spread of COVID-19 by improving indoor ventilation and mitigation strategies through South Dakota State University’s Economic Development Administration Center. The center aims to help businesses address technical and economic challenges utilizing faculty expertise and university equipment and testing capabilities, according to director Stephen Gent, a…

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When COVID-19 had Nicole Carlson quarantined at her Sioux Falls home, the South Dakota State University nursing instructor didn’t have to miss watching her students perform basic skills in the college’s simulation lab in Brookings. Thanks to a telepresence robot purchased through funding from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, Carlson was right there…

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How to start something and succeed. By: Amardeep Parmar This is a great article that challenges emerging start-ups to really think about their business idea and how confident are they with their answers to these seven critical questions. https://entrepreneurshandbook.co/7-important-questions-for-emerging-entrepreneurs-9168c5ade1f

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A website used by more than 20,000 scientists to analyze their genomic data is getting an upgrade, thanks to a four-year, nearly $870,000 National Institutes of Health grant. Professor Xijin Ge of SDSU’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics developed the integrated differential expression and pathway tool, known as iDEP, to help researchers decipher their RNA…

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Free online resource walks through steps of starting a business Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is excited to announce the launch of an online program for anyone thinking about starting a business. The Start-Up Academy introduces participants to the start-up process and walks them through the steps, terminology and templates of starting a business. The…

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SDSU’s School of Performing Arts adjusts to COVID challenges While this year has been full of challenges, the School of Performing Arts has been coming up with creative solutions to bring cultural experiences to SDSU and the Brookings community. In September, the music and theatre and dance departments partnered with McCrory Gardens to kick off the…

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