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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New club pairs collegians with residents at The Neighborhoods at Brookview BROOKINGS – Residents at The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home now have the opportunity to be matched with a college student through the new South Dakota State University Adopt-A-Grandparent Club.  “Adopt-A-Grandparent is a great Brookings volunteer opportunity while students attend SDSU,” Activities Director Amanda…

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Mechanical engineering students Wade Olson of Omaha, Nebraska, left, and Nick Runge of Sioux Falls work with teammates Matthew Berg of Baldwin, Wisconsin, and Anthony Bachmeier of Aberdeen, who manage the business and promotions side of the NASA drone project. They are part of a seven-member senior design team which will be making a drone…

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POET founder and CEO Jeff Broin announced a $2 million gift for precision agriculture at South Dakota State University. POET and SDSU have a strong history of collaboration on innovative research projects and training the next generation to use agriculture to solve the world’s most pressing issues, like climate change. POET is proud to partner with…

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South Dakota State University students Dylan Dulas and Kesmond Willert won the Brookings Student Business Plan Competition, Dec. 11 at the Brookings Innovation Center at the Research Park at South Dakota State University. Dulas, who is from Marshall, Minnesota, and Willert, of Brookings, also won the 2018 Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s Idea Competition and…

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More than 50 mental health clinicians and 14 Head Start teachers are increasing their ability to help young children experiencing social and emotional difficulties, thanks to training provided through the South Dakota Early Childhood Mental Health Collaborative. The project focuses on training professionals to work with and to identify children birth to 5 years of…

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A five-year, more than $930,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help support graduate students pursuing a specialization in rehabilitation counseling at South Dakota State University. This is the third such grant professor Alan Davis has secured to train counselors in the master’s program to provide adjustment services to people with disabilities that…

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