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Scripps Spelling Bee Top Spellers

VERMILLION, S.D. – The state’s top spellers met at the University of South Dakota for the Scripps Spelling Bee state final March 16, crowning Brendan Lindsey of North Sioux City with the top prize.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – Four students from the University of South Dakota’s music department placed in the top five at the North Central Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing competition, qualifying them to compete in the national online screening round next month.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – Starting June 1, the University of South Dakota will move to a new online bookstore format and open a second Charlie’s fan shop in the Muenster University Center, replacing Barnes & Noble in its current location.

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Law Alternate Dispute Resolution Board team

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota School of Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Board continued to build on its successful season at a recent environmental law negotiation competition in Virginia.

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Larry Zimmerman, Ph.D.

VERMILLION, S.D. – Larry Zimmerman, Ph.D., a former faculty member who helped build the anthropology program and the archaeology lab during his 22 years at the University of South Dakota, will discuss the role of South Dakota in national and international developments in archaeology in a public lecture on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 p.m. in Farber Hall on the USD campus.

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Vermillion, S.D. – The National Music Museum (NMM) will warm up the University of South Dakota’s Farber Hall with the sounds of the Caribbean Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. The Minneapolis-based trio, The Maroons, will bring the energy and music of Jamaica and Trinidad – calypso and reggae, featuring the upbeat rhythms of the steel pan, conga drums, fonde, rhumba box, mbira, guitar and bass. The Maroons will also add an educational element to their show with multimedia imagery about the musical instruments common to Caribbean traditions.

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