Math instructor named Outstanding Instructor by College of Arts & Sciences at USD

VERMILLION – Clare Wagner, instructor for the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of South Dakota, is the 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Instructor Award presented by the College of Arts & Sciences. Wagner, who received her M.A. in mathematics and B.A. in mathematics education from USD, was selected … Read Article

Junior Achievement of Vermillion wraps up 2012-2013 classes

With the support of the business community, the Vermillion School District, and JA volunteers, the Junior Achievement of Vermillion board is proud to announce that more than 650 Vermillion students were impacted with JA programing during the 2012-2013 school year During the 2012-2013 school year, more than 190 elementary students … Read Article

Researchers study effect of wind on Missouri River sandbars

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Aeolian processes – the ability of the wind to change the surface of the earth – have a potentially large effect on the formation of and changes to sandbars. This is why USD undergrad Karen Herrig and Dr. Mark Sweeney, associate professor of earth sciences, are … Read Article

USD to host 48th annual Student History Conference on April 16

Graduate and undergraduate students from several regional colleges and universities will make presentations at the 48th annual Student History Conference, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, at the University of South Dakota Muenster University Center. Professor Robert Carriker of Gonzaga University, national president of Phi Alpha Theta, … Read Article