The Collegian

Students to present research to state legislators

Students to present research to state legislators

University Marketing and Communications

February 21, 2019


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South Dakota State University senior Alexandra Farber and junior Sydney Bormann will tell legislators about research projects designed to improve human health at the Student Poster Session Feb. 28 in Pierre. Both undergraduate researchers are part of the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College. Farber,...

New high-performance computing cluster thrills researcher

New high-performance computing cluster thrills researcher

University Marketing and Communications

January 24, 2019


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When Xijin Ge learned South Dakota State University was not only going to add a high-performance computing cluster and a 100-gigabyte internet connection, he was excited. “I was like a kid in a candy store, just so excited about the speed in which I was going to be able to download and analyze genomic...

Second passive project awaits sale of first

Second passive project awaits sale of first

Lauren Franken

November 14, 2018


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Not long after the Oct. 15 ribbon cutting for Brookings’ first passive house, graduate students in the Department of Architecture are already drafting plans for a second energy-efficient, single-family home that will sit just north of the first. The first house, which sits at 902 3rd Ave., is built ...

South Dakota named ninth happiest state

South Dakota named ninth happiest state

Brady Nicolaus

October 1, 2018


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Wandering through a field of sunflowers, going for a drive in the country or just living in a small-town community are just a few basic amenities of living in South Dakota. These are also some of the reasons why South Dakota ranks as the ninth happiest state in the United States, according to Wallethub....

Power of play: therapy for children

Power of play: therapy for children

Brady Nicolaus

August 29, 2018


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Shuffling sand boxes, clanking toys and laughter are all noises that typically fill a play therapy office. This starkly contrasts with the silence one would expect to find in most other therapeutic offices. This is because play therapy is aimed specifically toward helping children. Staci Born is an...

Department of Architecture to hold passive house open house, workshop

Department of Architecture to hold passive house open house, workshop

May 9, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS An open house and on-site presentation of South Dakota State University’s Passive House project at 902 3rd Avenue in Brookings will be May 19 from noon to 2 p.m. Department of Architecture faculty members will lead a discussion of this student-designed project and pres...

South Dakota State researcher to serve on Landsat Science team

South Dakota State researcher to serve on Landsat Science team

March 23, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS BROOKINGS, S.D. - March 23, 2018 - South Dakota State University Professor David Roy, a senior scientist at the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, was selected to serve on the 2018-2023 Landsat Science team following an international competition spon...

Grant offers research, educational experiences

Grant offers research, educational experiences

March 21, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS South Dakota State University has received a grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to provide Native American and economically challenged students with research and educational experiences. The 10-week summer program, Future Agricultu...

Researchers make strides in end-of-life care communications

Researchers make strides in end-of-life care communications

Garrett Ammesmaki

February 28, 2018


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The United States is seen by some to have a medical culture devoted to cures, but how comfortable are medical professionals when curing a sickness is no longer an option? This is the question asked by South Dakota State researchers in the development of Comfort with Communication in Palliative and...

GSCE innovates research technology, makes global impact

Lauren Franken

February 14, 2018


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South Dakota State University is home to groundbreaking technology in geospatial sciences. One of the most innovative pieces of technology being used at the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence (GSCE) is a small shoe-box sized satellite called a CubeSat. CubeSats are relatively low-cost commercialized...

Doctoral students win nationally for innovation in geospatial science

Doctoral students win nationally for innovation in geospatial science

Garrett Ammesmaki

January 11, 2018


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Two South Dakota State University students have won national awards for their work in geospatial science. Lan Nguyen and Yenni Vetrita, doctoral students from the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence (GSCE), won second and third place respectively for their use of satellite data in evaluating...

Exhibit showcases early agriculture, engineering leaders

Exhibit showcases early agriculture, engineering leaders

Laura Butterbrodt

November 15, 2017


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The newest exhibit at the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum opening Thursday focuses on the work of four men who taught and researched topics of agriculture and agricultural engineering. “Groundbreakers: Early Agricultural Scientists and Engineers of SDSU” displays the discoveries and le...