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Students in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences move onto the next chapter

It’s almost graduation and time for students to move onto the next chapter of their lives!

Barnes named dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences

South Dakota State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dennis Hedge announced today Paul Barnes has been chosen the dean of SDSU’s College of Education and Human Sciences. The announcement comes after a national search. Barnes currently is a professor and associate dean in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

SDSU holds Arbor Day event

South Dakota State University held its annual Arbor Day event Wednesday morning. Tanner Aiken, horticulturist and project manager with SDSU Facilities and Services, and John Ball, professor, SDSU Extension forestry specialist and South Dakota Department of Agriculture forest health specialist, led the planting of seven bare-root trees along Medary Ave., in an area east of Wecota and Winona halls.

McCrory Gardens and State Arboretum earn accreditation

South Dakota State University’s McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota State Arboretum have been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.

The Hildegard Project presents a collaborative performance

An exciting performance is coming to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center May 1 and 2 after over a year of preparation. The performance, “Viriditas: Twenty-First Century Hildegard,” is a multidimensional piece featuring dance, poetry, stage craft and music.

Graduate student receives national athletic training scholarship

For the second time in three years, a South Dakota State University student will receive the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society John Norwig Scholarship.

Climate change a threat to Great Plains bison sustainability

Accelerating climate change throughout the Great Plains may present the next major challenge to bison sustainability.  That is the main point the director of research for the Center of Excellence for Bison Studies at South Dakota State University, Dr.

SDSU chemistry research featured on journal cover

Having your research on the cover of a prestigious journal is a milestone in a faculty member’s career—it’s something South Dakota State University assistant professor Rachel Willand-Charnley and undergraduate researcher Timothy Paris already have under their belts. Willand-Charnley became a faculty member in SDSU’s Department of Chemistry in 2018 after completing postdoctoral research under the

PRT announces lineup for 2021 season

The 50th season of South Dakota State University’s Prairie Repertory Theatre takes the stage in June. New this season, all performances will be held at Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. One new item this year is the PRT Flex Pass subscription ticket. Each pass, which saves one $12 per pass when compared to buying individual tickets, is good for one ticket to each production this season.

SDSU Celebrates Campus-Wide Ag Day

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Prexy Council hosted its 11th annual campus-wide Ag Day on Thursday, April 22 in the SDSU Student Union.  With the theme “Ag Proud: Sustaining the Future,” the event’s main program included a sustainability panel featuring four individuals with strong backgrounds in conservation and sustainability.