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Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota’s new director of Native Student Services, Megan Red Shirt-Shaw, discussed the importance of creating welcoming spaces on campus on the Credit Hour podcast.

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Two students wearing masks standing beside the Special Olympics National Unified Champion School banner.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota is one of 36 Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools – and one of four based in higher education – recognized by ESPN and Special Olympics for its efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without disabilities.

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South Dakota Shakespeare Festival actors in front of the Vermillion Theater marquee that reads Twelfth Night.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival (SDSF) plans to move forward with a professional production of "Twelfth Night, or What You Will," in Vermillion’s Prentis Park, June 17-20, 2021. In consideration of the COVID-19 environment, the rehearsal and production process will be carefully and responsibly mitigated.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business launched a new student mentoring program, pairing current students with business leaders, to offer students the opportunity to learn about the way business is practiced. After the success of the initial pilot program, the second cohort was launched this semester with 26 business students and 14 alumni/supporters as mentors.

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Drone photo of Old Main with a sunset in the background.

VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota Department of Music students were among the top prizewinners at two virtual competitions hosted by the South Dakota Music Teachers Association (SDMTNA).

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A beautiful, classic picture of Old Main on USD

VERMILLION S.D. – University of South Dakota researchers led by Raluca Simons, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Simons, Ph.D., received a grant to study veteran mental health and well-being.

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