USD Celebrates Graduates at 135th Commencement Ceremony
Details on Saturday’s commencement, including attendance information, are available on the USD commencement webpage.
Over 1,300 undergraduate students will be recognized during the 9:30 a.m. undergraduate ceremony. Watch the undergraduate commencement ceremony. Over 810 graduate/professional students will be recognized during the 2:30 p.m. graduate ceremony. Watch the graduate commencement ceremony.
This year’s commencement address will be delivered by 2008 graduate Frank Leibfarth, Ph.D. The Yankton, South Dakota, native graduated from USD with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and physics. Leibfarth, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of North Carolina, was recently named one of Popular Science’s “Most Innovative Up-And-Coming Minds in Science.”
You May Also Like
University of South Dakota Department of Anthropology and Sociology assistant professor Tony Krus, Ph.D., is currently hosting the fourth annual Susan Tuve Archaeology Field School, leading 12 students at archaeological sites in Clay County and Sturgis, South Dakota.
For performance artists, the inability to express themselves the way in which they were accustomed during the COVID-19 pandemic was devastating. While the rest of the world was struggling with the recommendation for six feet of distance between people, dance organizations and production companies were recommending 8-10 feet of distance.