Local students among graduates at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to more than 2,750 students at commencement exercises May 3 and 4. The graduates included: Gayville: April Joy Sun, College of Fine and Performing Arts, bachelor of arts with distinction. Vermillion: Taylor Nicholas Clark, College of Arts and Sciences, bachelor of science; Philip Dean … Read Article

Nine South Dakota towns to welcome health professions students

This summer, 18 university students will learn first-hand about providing healthcare in rural South Dakota. This is thanks to nine communities’ collaborations with a grant program designed to raise awareness for the healthcare services needs in underserved areas of the state. The nine communities were selected as “Best Practice Model” … Read Article

Physics major to study engineering in Germany through UAS7 Grant

University of South Dakota student Mitchell Wagner, a junior majoring in physics, is the recipient of a UAS7 Study and Internship Scholarship from German Universities of Applied Sciences. Wagner, part of USD’s Honors Program, credits Susan Hackemer, associate director of the Honors Program, as well as language professor Istvan Gombocz, … Read Article

Wagner loves to assist USD students as they tackle math problems

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Clare Wagner, instructor for the Department of Mathematical Sciences as USD, is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Instructor Award, which is presented by the College of Arts & Sciences. “It feels wonderful,” Wagner said of receiving the award. “It’s a hard job sometimes to teach … Read Article