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State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers March 3

Posted on: February 26, 2021   |   Categories: Announcements, News & Updates
Rotunda 2021 Poster Session 2

South Dakota colleges and universities sent 15 outstanding student researchers to the State Capitol to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.

The 2021 Student Research Poster Session ran 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre, South Dakota. The public was invited to attend.

Rotunda Stairs 2021 Students

Students (back row, left to right): Dylan McMahon (SDSU), Javi Adividya (SDSU), Sajan Karki (SDSU), Parker Heger (NSU), Leon Leader Charge (SD EPSCoR) and (front row, left to right): Jennifer Giles (DSU), Jason Becker (AU-SD BRIN), Ellie Holmes (AU-SD BRIN), Morgan Eikanger (USD), Nathan de la Montanya (BHSU), Tim Hartman (USD) — View the booklet with details on the students and their research.


These 15 student researchers represent students statewide who conduct research in a variety of disciplines. Now in its 24th year, the event showcases research and creative activities of undergraduate students, as well as highlights successful faculty research and commercialization efforts. The session is organized by the South Dakota Board of Regents and SD EPSCoR (South Dakota’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research).

Students competitively chosen to participate in Wednesday’s event are: