South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn announced today two dual credit scholarships for high school juniors and seniors in South Dakota, including one for low-income students. The Jackrabbit Access College Early Scholarship will be available to qualified high school juniors and seniors from low-income families. The Jackrabbit Journey Scholarship will provide financial assistance to…

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South Dakota State University will move its spring semester classes online for the remainder of the semester following Gov. Kristi Noem’s news conference today in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes were originally scheduled to resume on-campus April 6. Additionally, SDSU has determined commencement ceremonies will be postponed until further notice and there will be…

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The Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that the job outlook for data scientists will grow faster than average until the year 2028. For individuals looking to enter the field, Discoverdatascience.org ranked South Dakota State University No. 1 for the nation’s most affordable master’s program in data science. Discoverdatascience.org reviewed tuition costs from more than 75 schools…

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South Dakota State University undergraduate students will tell legislators about landscape architecture and food science research at the Student Poster Session March 4 in Pierre. Junior Anthony Miller of Dell Rapids and senior Gabriel Heller of Aberdeen will explain how their landscape designs integrate green infrastructure, such as rain gardens, retention ponds and swales, to…

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Prairie Repertory Theatre’s 50th season celebrates a half-century of outstanding entertainment and training for young theater artists. The 2020 season will only be performed in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center proscenium theater on the campus of South Dakota State University. PRT patrons can expect special events and opportunities throughout the season as PRT celebrates…

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Two South Dakota State University mechanical engineering professors are part of an international team of scientists and engineers working to uncover details about how the universe was formed. Associate professors Stephen Gent and Greg Michna are using SDSU’s high-performance computing cluster to predict how argon circulates within the particle detectors to be constructed 1 mile…

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Farm Credit Services of America has committed to establishing an endowed faculty position in swine production in the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. The $1.5 million gift will support the nation’s first endowed position in swine production. The endowment was announced at South Dakota’s 51st Annual Pork Congress Jan. 15…

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Produce grown in container on campus to be used at Children’s Museum of South Dakota Missouri River Energy Services, the Electric Power Research Institute, South Dakota State University and the Children’s Museum of South Dakota are collaborating on a high-tech “farm-in-a-box” built entirely inside a specialized 40-foot container. The container was delivered and installed Friday,…

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Brookings Economic Development Corporation

PCB printer to enhance student experience, faculty research Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is excited to continue supporting SDSU student and faculty innovation opportunities by providing access to a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) printer. This printer will be a key resource for numerous student teams working in a variety of areas: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering,…

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President Donald Trump signed the 2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, Dec. 20, with a historic provision that will provide full funding to support American Indian students seeking the benefits of higher education at land-grant universities, which include tribal colleges. The bill passed both the House and the Senate prior to Trump signing. New Beginning for Tribal…

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