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  • At an Earth Day exhibit at the MUC, USD Chemistry Club members Parker Messerli, sophomore biology major, and Jade Fostvedt, sophomore chemistry major, demonstrate how to use powdered-sugar donuts and tea to create solar energy.

Featured Program:Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa is the most prestigious academic society for undergraduates in the United States, and USD is the only institution of higher learning public or private in the state of South Dakota with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.

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Phi Beta Kappa