Forum: Globalization may increase income inequality

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Income inequality around the globe was the topic of Monday’s International Forum, held at noon in Farber Hall on the University of South Dakota campus. “Income inequality is the unequal distribution of household or individual income across the various participants in an economy,” said Dr. Lucy … Read Article

Wire Me Awake conference March 5 at USD

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Next week the Muenster University Center (MUC) will be a gathering place for area entrepreneurs and students interested in getting ideas, learning new things and networking. On March 5, the MUC will be the site of the third Wire Me Awake conference, which aims to promote … Read Article

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