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SD Discovery Center Educator Named Society for Science Advocate

August 19, 2021   |   Categories: Announcements, News & Updates, Participant Spotlights

Bree Oatman, Education Director for the South Dakota Discovery Center in Pierre, is one of 66 educators across the nation to be selected to serve in the Society for Science’s Advocate Program. This award includes […]

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Faculty Researcher Spotlight: Nick Klein

October 14, 2020   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

Dr. Klein is an instructor of environmental science at Sinte Gleska University (SGU) in Mission, South Dakota, as well as advisor for the SGU chapter of AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society). Having grown […]

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Spotlight: Summer 2020 DSU Research

October 14, 2020   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

From left to right, Christina Maloney (Illinois) and Sammy Drummond (Australia) at Gaylor’s lab. Through astrobiological research conducted the summer of 2020, four Dakota State University (DSU) students studied chemical compounds and minerals found throughout […]

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Student Researcher Spotlight: Marie Severson

January 29, 2020   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

Marie Severson is a current Graduate Research Assistant at the University of South Dakota (USD). She’s involved with the USD Neuroscience, Nanotechnology & Networks Program (N3) and Basic Biomedical Sciences Department. She also received her […]

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Connecting Students to STEM through Lakota Values at the Sinte Gleska University STEM Horse Camp

May 1, 2018   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

Two, 2-week long “STEM Horse Camps” were developed and held in the summer of 2017 at Sinte Gleska University. The camps overlay the cultural importance of horses with the biology and environmental role of the […]

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Microscopy Collaboration Highlight

May 1, 2018   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

Researchers combined three unique types of microscopy to track how a protein named clathrin triggers cell membrane bending. The research team essentially filmed live cells internalizing their own membrane using fluorescence on a nanoscale.They found […]

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GETBIO-PGR Gateway for Education, Training, Broader Impacts and Outreach in Plant Genome Research

May 1, 2018   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

A Gateway for Education, Training, Broader Impacts and Outreach in Plant Genome Research (GETBIO-PGR) has been created to provide an infrastructure for researchers, educators, students and the general public to access, create, share and exchange […]

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Researchers investigate workings of antibody therapeutics

May 4, 2017   |   Categories: News & Updates, Participant Spotlights

South Dakota BioSNTR researchers investigate how antibody therapeutics work Written by Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing & Communications Brookings, S.D. — Researchers from South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota are investigating how […]

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SD EPSCoR awards South Dakota schools to improve school resources

September 22, 2016   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

SD EPSCoR High School Science Lab Makeover and School Challenge Competition awards improve South Dakota schools’ educational resources Outcome: SD EPSCoR is strengthening STEM education in rural and tribal schools across South Dakota by creating […]

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State AISES chapters collaborate on student retention and graduation in STEM-based fields

September 22, 2016   |   Category: Participant Spotlights

Outcome: SD EPSCoR is helping to build a network between South Dakota’s American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) student chapters to strategize on ways to increase retention and graduation of American Indian students.   […]

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