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This past weekend was the 2019 CFL Grey Cup. This game is the equivalent to the NFL's championship game. On this team was Chris Streveler, he quarterbacked the University of South Dakota Coyotes for a couple of seasons. SDPB's Chris Laughery was able to catch up with Streveler by phone on Wednesday, November 27th after the win.

The Economics of Giving

Nov 12, 2019
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In The Moment ... November 12, 2019 Show 698 Hour 2

November is a month for "Thanks" and "Giving." In The Moment takes an in-depth look at gratitude and philanthropy in South Dakota. Can practicing gratitude make you happier, healthier, and more connected? What's the role of altruism in the state and how do South Dakotans maximize the value of their generosity?

We spend November thankful, inspired, and determined to make a difference right here at home, culminating in South Dakota's Day of Giving.

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As fall harvest is underway in South Dakota, we’re hearing about moisture levels in soybeans. We’re hearing about semi’s starting fire and the potential of fire at grain elevators.  I was curious about the spontaneous combustion of soybeans.  We start this conversation understanding moisture in soybeans.  Darren Hefty is with the Ag PhD program.  He also farms and has a seed business.  We spoke earlier this week.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... October 22, 2019 Show 684 Hour 2

When things aren't right in the Middle East we turn to Tim Schorn, Ph.D., Director of International Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota.

Schorn joins In The Moment with the latest news and potential impacts of the U.S. withdrawal of troops in Syria.

Tensions In Gulf Of Oman

Jun 18, 2019
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In The Moment ... June 18, 2019 Show 598 Hour 2

Tension has been high in the Gulf of Oman. Last week, two oil tankers were damaged in the Gulf through an act of sagotage. Meanwhile, the U.S. has been putting pressure on Iran to discuss the 2015 nuclear deal further.

Tim Schorn, Director of International Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota, unpacks the issues and events.

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Dr. Ranjit Koodali is the Dean of the Graduate School at the University of South Dakota. He joins us regularly to discuss the latest research in chemistry. Today’s topic is Metal-free micromotor could clean wastewater.

Susan Hanson

In The Moment ... August 6, 2018 Show 394 Hour 1

South Dakota has the highest suicide rate in the Midwest. We rank 9th nationwide.

In the quest to understand this and to work toward changing it, the USD Center for Brain and Behavior Research is holding a public forum on Suicide Prevention, Wednesday, August 8th at 6:30 p.m. CST at the USD Health Science Center.

Dr. Lee Baugh, associate director of the Center for Brain and Behavior Research, joined In The Moment with a preview of the event. 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... June 12, 2018 Show 356 Hour 1

The Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute honors longtime University of South Dakota professor and Northern Plains artists Oscar Howe. He established the institute in the 1960s in order to guide the next generation of Native American artists.

Chris Laughery

Dr. Ranjit Koodali is the Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Chemistry at the University of South Dakota. He joins us each month to discuss the latest research in chemistry. It’s grilling season and this month we’re talking about a process of filtering out carcinogens from smoke flavoring.

Bailey Quanbeck

In The Moment ... May 22, 2018 Show 342 Hour 2

It's a program designed to change the face of teaching in South Dakota, and its goal is to help students succeed.

USD School of Education's Culturally Responsive Teacher Pathway is a partnership with the Sioux Falls School District that aims to promote teacher diversity and cultural responsiveness in the district.

Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks is the School of Education Dean at the University of South Dakota.

In The Moment ... January 2, 2018 Show 247 Hour 1

What are the possible effects for learning via screen time for toddlers? Gabrielle Strouse, PhD. will publish research findings on this topic in next month's issue of the "Journal of Experimental Child Psychology."

Gabrielle Strouse is an assistant professor in the division of counseling and psychology at the University of South Dakota.