Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford and USD School of Education Dean Donald Easton-Brooks spoke Tuesday to Sioux Falls teachers who are part of a national effort involving the University of South Dakota and other colleges to disseminate research-based programs aimed at student learning and social and emotional development.
University of South Dakota students returned to campus this week knowing not just their class schedule for the fall but also next spring. A yearlong registration implemented in March is among several academic changes taking effect this semester that also include new academic majors and a bookstore loan program.
Broadcast journalist John M. Seigenthaler, who anchors Al Jazeera America's prime-time news program and previously anchored "NBC Nightly News" weekend edition, will receive the 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media on Oct. 1 at the University of South Dakota.
In response to a request by E. Lee Felder, vice president of Human Resources at the University of South Dakota, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Sept. 1, 2015, as Human Resources Professional Day.
The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine has been awarded $446,671 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help Native American students on the Pine Ridge and Yankton reservations.