‘Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution’ focus of Constitution Day program at USD

The University of South Dakota will observe Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17 with a 2 p.m. lecture in the School of Law courtroom by nationally-recognized Indian law expert Professor Frank Pommersheim. The presentation, entitled “Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution,” is free and open to the public, … Read Article

Forum focuses on women’s issues

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net True gender equality will never be reached unless people maintain an awareness of the issues it encompasses, several USD professors said Monday. “In the U.S., we’ve moved into this post-feminist era where people feel, ‘Feminism was important, but it did what it was supposed to do, … Read Article

Red Road Gathering ‘Walk in Balance’ is Sept. 19-20 in Vermillion

The University of South Dakota Department of Addiction Studies announced today that the 24th annual Red Road Gathering, “Walk in Balance,” is Thursday, Sept. 19 and Friday, Sept. 20 at the National Guard Armory in Vermillion. The event provides participants with a compassionate healing environment through culturally-based information and support … Read Article

School of Education’s Mark Baron recipient of Excellence in Education Award by AdvancED

Mark Baron, Ph.D., chair of the Division of Educational Administration within the School of Education at USD, has been awarded the Excellence in Education Award by AdvancED for his contribution to PK-12 schools and higher education in South Dakota. AdvancED is the world’s largest education community, serving more than 30,000 … Read Article

U.S. News college guide says USD ‘one of America’s best’ for 23rd straight year

The University of South Dakota is one of the best “National Universities,” according to rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. This is the 23rd consecutive year that USD has been featured in the magazine’s annual college guidebook, “America’s Best Colleges 2014.” USD is among the top 190 … Read Article

USD Opera’s production of ‘Dido and Aeneas’ captures national recognition via The American Prize

University of South Dakota Opera’s triumphant performance of “Dido and Aeneas” was awarded second place in The American Prize in Opera Performance competition earlier this month. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, national competitions designed to recognize and reward the very best in the performing arts in … Read Article

USD recognizes faculty with President’s Research Awards

The University of South Dakota recognized four faculty members for outstanding research. The researchers were awarded grants in three categories, including the President’s Awards for Research Excellence for Early-Mid Career Faculty and Established Faculty and the President’s Award for Research Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Recipients were selected through a highly competitive … Read Article