From molecules to landscapes, the study of life is wide-ranging and important to today's world.
The National Science Foundation has appointed USD Professor Paula Mabee, Ph.D., to its leadership team as director of the Division of Environmental Biology, which supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems.
VERMILLION, S.D. -- The South Dakota chapter of The Wildlife Society has named Erica Mize, a University of South Dakota student, its Outstanding Ph.D. Wildlife Student of the Year.
VERMILLION, S.D. -- When you study the habits of nocturnal birds that nest on gravel patches during a few months each summer, you head to where they often make their temporary home—the flat rooftops of institutional buildings. That’s just where University of South Dakota biology graduate student Gretchen Newberry went this June and July when she set out to research the Common Nighthawk.