Upcoming Events

Get ready for the 11th Annual Research Symposium!

Undergraduate and graduate STEM students, postdocs, faculty, and industry experts from institutions across the state will gather in-person 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, and 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center to participate in the 2024 11th Annual SD EPSCoR Research Symposium.

More information and registration here: sdepscor.org/symposium

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Summer 2024

Summer Teacher Workshops: Making Student Thinking Visible. This July workshop, at Good Earth State Park or virtual, 
will support educators in developing
expertise in utilizing science notebooking,
constructing explanations and modeling.

2D Best: RII Track-1 NSF Award

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year $20 million Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 grant to the South Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (SD EPSCoR) and the South Dakota Board of Regents. The project is titled, Beyond the 2020 Vision: Building Research, Education and Innovation Partnerships for South Dakota,” and involves the six state universities, three tribal colleges, two private universities and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Are you in South Dakota, fueled by STEM, and have a question on receiving SD EPSCoR funding assistance? Reach out to our team!

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Our commitment to

Research

Research

Focusing on biofilms with Track-1 project

Our commitment to

Education, Outreach & Diversity

Education

Spurring statewide science education

Our commitment to

Economic Development

Economic Development

Building workforce development infrastructure