Professor’s research focuses on WIMPS

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Scientists have long been searching for answers about what makes up most of the universe. Through continuing searches for weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs), they may be closer than ever before. Dr. Richard Schnee, assistant professor of physics at Syracuse University, spoke at the University of … Read Article

Poverty strikes SD doctorate degree students

BY STEVE YOUNG Argus Leader (AP) — She came to a community garden in Vermillion last summer looking for produce to feed her hunger. He stared at his pay stubs and realized, amazingly enough, that he qualified for food stamps. You wouldn’t expect to find poverty where the highest learning … Read Article

Scholarship Recognition Day activities begin Feb. 22 at USD

High school seniors will visit the University of South Dakota and have an opportunity to interview for prestigious scholarships during Scholarship Recognition Day weekend, Feb. 22-23. In addition to competing for USD’s most prestigious scholarships, students and their families attending Scholarship Recognition Day will participate in campus forums, tour USD … Read Article