Mar 21, 2012
 

Research symposium at USD to address Missouri River science, issues

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The science and future of the Missouri River will be explored during the 2012 Missouri River Institute Research Symposium at the University of South Dakota on Thursday, April 5.
 

Beginning at 9 a.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Room of the Al Neuharth Media Center, researchers from USD and other academic institutions as well as federal, state and local organizations will discuss the science and other issues of the Missouri River. Presentations in the morning will highlight new research by faculty and students from the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and the University of Wisconsin. Afternoon presentations will address flooding on the Missouri River.

Organizations contributing to the symposium include the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks. All presentations are free and open to the public.

For more information and a schedule of presentations, please visit www.usd.edu/mri or contact Tim Cowman at (605) 677-6151 or via e-mail at tim.cowman@usd.edu.

 
About The University of South Dakota
 
Founded in 1862, The University of South Dakota is designated as the only public liberal arts university in the state and is home to a comprehensive College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, the state's only School of Law, School of Medicine, the accredited Beacom School of Business and the College of Fine Arts. USD has an enrollment of more than 10,200 students taught by more than 400 faculty members. More information is available at www.usd.edu/press/news.

This material is available in an alternate format upon request. Please contact University Relations at 605-677-5759. If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate in any university activity or event, please contact Disability Services at 605-677-6389 as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the event, so that appropriate arrangements may be made.
 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Phillip Carter
The University of South Dakota
605-677-6258
phillip.carter@usd.edu
 
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