The “Taylor Swift Effect” has taken the world by storm and has even made its way into the college classroom. This spring semester, students at the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law will be able to take a course focused on Taylor Swift that will encourage them to think about the legal environment from a new perspective.
As someone who stepped on to the University of South Dakota campus a “small-town, shy kid,” and left “a very confident adult with plenty of support from the university,” Nick Fey ’17 understands the transformative power of mentorship and is committed to providing that same support to current students.
The University of South Dakota is proud to announce that they are one of 53 institutions from across the nation to be selected for a 2023 First-Generation College Celebration Grant from NASPA's Center for First-Generation Student Success.
A team of faculty at the University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences has received $1,247,291 from the Department of Education to address South Dakota's early childhood intervention needs and train personnel to serve infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
By facilitating volunteer experiences and service-learning opportunities, Alternative Week of Off-Campus Learning, or AWOL, empowers students to serve their communities and prepares them to make a difference.
The University of South Dakota is launching Coyote Care to offer students in-the-moment support from counselors and connections to additional mental health resources, regardless of time of day or student location.
While at the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law, Connor McCormick ’23, J.D., accumulated a range of real-world experiences that prepared him to become a legal professional. Now, through a clerkship under South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven R. Jensen, the law alumnus is pursuing his dream of practicing law in South Dakota.
University of South Dakota’s Meghann Jarchow, Ph. D., recently contributed to a 100-acre prairie conservation established at Good Earth State Park, near Sioux Falls, through a partnership with EcoSun Prairie Farms.
Now through Dec. 1, the University of South Dakota is hosting the “Native STEM Portraits Photo Exhibition” in the Muenster University Center. The photo exhibition explores the experiences of Native undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty and professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
USD In The News
Summary: By pursuing experiential learning opportunities abroad, several students at the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law gained a greater perspective of the legal processes of both the European Union (EU) and the United States.
Summary: The University of South Dakota Department of Social Work’s Kelly Bass has been funded $1.06 million to address the need for more mental health professionals in high-need and underserved areas of South Dakota.
Summary: Three University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences faculty members have garnered a grant in the amount of $299,000 from the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to expand research and address some significant issues in women’s health.
Summary: The University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law is set to host a dedication ceremony for nine newly installed flags representing the Native American tribes of South Dakota on Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. in the courtroom.
USD has done a great job of recognizing that higher education is changing, and they provide internship programs and job training opportunities that help students adapt to a changing workplace. The faculty at USD are top notch, and they put focus on providing students with the qualities they will need when they graduate.
USD alumnus Scott Lawrence has had a rather unique journey from high school band director to president and CEO of one of the region’s most successful advertising agencies.