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SD EPSCoR hosted more than 180 students from public, private and tribal colleges and universities at the fourth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on August 3, 2017. The symposium provided undergraduate students real-life experience presenting their research to the public, networking with other students, faculty and industry experts to learn more about further education and employment opportunities following graduation. Event Booklet GRFP Presentation by Dr. Giselle Muller Parker The Ins and Outs of Medical/ Health Professional Schools Presentation Event Photos Click here to see resources from past events.

Each year SD EPSCoR provides $170,000 to schools through the SD Department of Education to increase hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) opportunities and enhance 7-12 STEM curricula to introduce students to STEM careers. This two-day workshop will guide teachers through writing a full development of a proposal to this program. At the end of the workshop participants will have a draft proposal for their school to submit. All travel and lodging will be provided by SD EPSCoR. Participation in this workshop does NOT guarantee funding of your proposal. Upon registering you will be provided with the request for…

Article by: Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan Andes Central science teacher Kristen Maynard will no longer need to cover science fair expenses with her own money. Meanwhile, Avon science teacher Paul Kuhlman can buy additional equipment without going to his school board or seeking donations. And Elk Point-Jefferson science teachers Karlene Stabe and Melanie Norris can purchase items allowing students to perform experiments not now possible. The three school districts can upgrade their science departments after winning more than a combined $12,000 through the SD EPSCoR and Fisher Science High School Lab Make-Over Awards. Andes Central and Elk Point-Jefferson each received…

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