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VERMILLION, S.D. – Two University of South Dakota College of Arts & Sciences faculty members received a South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) Competitive Research Grant this year. The grant program invests in researchers to enhance the research capabilities and capacities of the state universities and benefits the state’s economic development.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – To address ongoing health care issues and inequities facing rural South Dakotans, a statewide summit has been scheduled for Sept.10, 2020 at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort and Conference Center in Oacoma, South Dakota.

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Voices Amplified Exploring the History of Social Justice with Dr. Laura Renee Chandler, Center for Diversity and Community Director Podcast Logo

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota’s podcast, Credit Hour, introduced a new series titled “Voices Amplified,” focused on conversations exploring race, social justice and criminal justice reform.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences will offer a new, online graduate-level certificate in child and adult advocacy studies. Those who earn the certificate will learn about the various factors that lead to child and adult maltreatment, and they will be better equipped to advocate for children and adults who have experienced trauma.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota, in collaboration with Sanford Health, has launched the Technology Readiness Acceleration Center (TRAC) to train graduate students in entrepreneurship and technology development.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – A proposal from a team of University of South Dakota researchers to establish a biotech startup company has been approved by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). They will receive $10,000 and access to personalized entrepreneurial mentoring.

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