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SDSU alum sees success with online women’s boutique

By: Michaela Simcoe, The Brookings Register For most, the holidays are a time to relax and connect with family and friends. But for South Dakota State University grad Courtney Coughlin, it’s also a time to prepare for a holiday pop-up shop, post about new arrivals on Instagram and prepare for the biggest season of the…

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Research Park at SDSU celebrates 10 year anniversary

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Conversations between key Brookings community leaders and South Dakota State University administration about a research park were initiated in the 1990s. The groundbreaking of the first building in the Research Park at SDSU occurred in spring 2007 with a ribbon cutting in fall 2008. The park will hold its annual…

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Grant to help SDSU researchers develop renewable energy solutions

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications A five-year, $725,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration will help South Dakota State University researchers show how new solar cell and battery materials can work in real-world applications, according to Professor Qiquan Qiao. The Harold C. Hohbach Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering is the director of the Center…

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CHS Foundation gives $1.5M to support precision ag at SDSU

By: SDSU College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences BROOKINGS – The CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc., announced Thursday a $1.5 million grant to support the South Dakota State University precision agriculture program and construction of the new Raven Precision Agriculture Center on campus. “The gift from the CHS Foundation is…

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LATI grad, Daktronics employee earns engineering degree at SDSU

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications David Ulschmid graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute and later earned a bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State. As a child, David Ulschmid enjoyed taking apart old electronics. “I’m sure this happened for many kids. The TV breaks, so their parents unplug it and give it to the kid, let…

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Extension to host ag economic dialogues

By: From S.D. Extension iGrow BROOKINGS – SDSU Extension will hold Farm Economic Dialogues November 14, from 9 a.m. to noon (CST) at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls (2001 E. Eighth St.). The dialogues will also be live streamed for South Dakotans interested in participating via webinar. The dialogues will address the…

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Dept. of Economics to hold open house, show artwork

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University’s Department of Economics is celebrating its move to Harding Hall with an open house starting at 4:30 p.m. Monday. The department offers majors in business economics, agricultural business, economics, entrepreneurial studies, and agricultural and resource economics. The majors and 10 allied minors prepare graduates…

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SDSU researchers to examine how influenza D infects cells

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications The South Dakota State University research team that discovered the influenza D virus will continue its work through a five-year, $2.6 million National Institutes of Health Research Project grant. The work will focus on how influenza D infects cells to evaluate the likelihood of the virus becoming a risk to…

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Local Foods Education Center Donates Over 5,000 Pumpkins

By: SDSU Marketing and Communication  The Local Foods Education Center has grown and donated over 5,100 pumpkins to the community, South Dakota State University and McCrory Gardens this fall. The pumpkins made into a festive display at McCrory Gardens. Among these, around 2,300 were given to the community, serving as decorations in several public locations,…

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