Faculty News

Chemistry postdoc uses natural soil components to trap pollutants

Apr 1, 2015

Chemistry postdoc uses natural soil components to trap pollutants

  Using natural soil components to trap pollutants will allow producers to control soil contaminants and reuse draining water while protecting their agricultural crops, according to Mohamed Elsayed, a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar in the chemistry and biochemistry department. Elsayed, a researcher from the Soil Water and Environmental Research Institute at the Agricultural Research Center in […]

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South Dakota State women honored at April Brooks Women of Distinction tea

Mar 31, 2015

South Dakota State women honored at April Brooks Women of Distinction tea

The 2015 SDSU April Brooks Women of Distinction award winners are: from left, Lindsey Gerard, Claire Evans, Meredith Redlin and Linda Fawcett. Forging ahead in trying times, making a career into a passion and giving without expectations are all attributes of the South Dakota State University 2015 April Brooks Women of Distinction. Each year, four […]

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Meyer named Hendrickson Scholar, delivers Cheever Lecture

Feb 10, 2015

Meyer named Hendrickson Scholar, delivers Cheever Lecture

Timothy Meyer, lecturer of Economics, received the second annual J.P. Hendrickson Faculty Scholar award and delivered the Herbert Cheever Jr. Liberal Arts Lecture on Jan. 21  .  Both were sponsored by the South Dakota State University College of Arts & Sciences. Meyer’s lecture, “The Implicit Benefits of a Liberal Education: the Economics of Morality, Politics, […]

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Brookings theatre programs win BroadwayWorld awards

Jan 22, 2015

Brookings theatre programs win BroadwayWorld awards

  After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Sioux Falls winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! And the winners are…. Best Choreographer (local) Melissa Hauschild-Mork – Shrek the Musical – Prairie Repertory Theatre Best Costume […]

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Rebecca Britt Health Communication paper named CSCA Top Paper

Jan 18, 2015

Rebecca Britt Health Communication paper named CSCA Top Paper

Assistant Professor Rebecca Britt’s paper, “The Development and Validation of the eHealth Competency Scale: A Measurement of Self-Efficacy, Knowledge, Usage, and Motivation for Electronic Health Design,” received a Top Paper from the Health Communication Division at the Central States Communication Association 2015 conference. CSCA houses some of the top journals in communication research and has a […]

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Jan 6, 2015

The Downside Of Cheaper Gas: More Accident Fatalities

Falling gasoline prices are a benefit to motorists — but those lower prices come with a hidden cost: increased traffic fatalities. Research by an SDSU Sociology professor on gas prices and fatalities was aired on Morning Edition on NPR this morning, Jan. 6. Below is the link to the story by Guangqing Chi, Associate Professor […]

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Mary Woster Haug new book is family memoir

Dec 18, 2014

Mary Woster Haug new book is family memoir

Mary Woster Haug’s new book, “Daughters of the Grasslands,” is a compilation of memoirs of her family life. “I grew up on the grasslands west of the Missouri River in South Dakota. I am the middle child of a Bohemian father, from whom I inherited a Gypsy spirit, and an Irish mother, who offered us […]

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Meyers working with U.S. Navy on sacred sites project

Dec 1, 2014

Meyers working with U.S. Navy on sacred sites project

The National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers has selected Richard Meyers, Ph.D., a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, as the main researcher and writer on a U.S. Navy project. Meyers, an assistant professor of Journalism and Mass Communications, is the Tribal Relations director, program coordinator in American Indian […]

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Inaugural event honors legacy of two professors

Nov 20, 2014

Inaugural event honors legacy of two professors

Inaugural Hendrickson Faculty Scholar Award and Cheever Lecture highlights college’s mission.

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Arts & Sciences contributes 2,875 items to food pantry

Oct 1, 2014

Arts & Sciences contributes 2,875 items to food pantry

Dean Dennis Papini challenged the departments in the College of Arts & Sciences to hold a food drive to help replenish the shelves at the local Harvest Table. Close to 2,900 items were dispensed Sept. 29, during the Harvest Table meal served by volunteers from South Dakota State University.  The church distributes food pantry items […]

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