Janklow Exhibit At The University Of South Dakota

Mar 1, 2013
Chris Laughery

It’s pretty unusual for a University to display artifacts and papers of a student who had to talk his way into staying enrolled, once officials found out he was a high school dropout.  But, it’s not so unusual when you find out that student was Bill Janklow.  He remained at the University of South Dakota to receive undergraduate and law degrees—and spent his life as one of the most colorful figures in state history.  Now, the school that tried to expel him is displaying some of his artifacts on campus.  South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Gary Ellenbolt tells us more on today’s Dakota Digest

USD Night At Washington Pavilion

Jan 31, 2013

The University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts is celebrating the creative talent of its students and faculty at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.  College of Fine Arts Dean Larry Schou talked about the program that will showcase USD students in 10 musicals and theatrical ensembles at the Washington Pavilion's Husby Performing Arts Center.  The event also features USD Department of Art student art and graphic design work along with printmaking and ceramic demonstrations.

USD MLK Speaker

Jan 22, 2013
Association of American Colleges & Universities

Dr. Alma Clayton-Pedersen, Chief Executive Officer of Emeritus Consulting Group in Chicago, is the guest of the Center for Academic Engagement at the University of South Dakota Tuesday night.  She'll deliver the keynote address, "Innovation in Higher Education: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.," in the MUC Ballroom at 7 p.m.  Clayton-Pederson is also an Association of American Colleges & Universities Senior Scholar directing the work of a three-year project, "Preparing Critical Faculty For the Future." 

Founded in 1939 in Palo Alto, California, Hewlett-Packard is an international information technology corporation with more than three hundred thousand employees. While HP’s computers and printers first come to the mind of many, the company has another side that specializes in developing technologies for sustainability. 1993 University of South Dakota graduate Paul Ellingstad is a partner and program development director for H-P’s Sustainability and Social Innovation team.

New National Music Museum Director

Nov 27, 2012

Cleveland Johnson became the new director of the National Music Museum in Vermillion on November 1.  He says one of his goals is to emphasize the "National" in National Music Museum.  He discusses the museum's growth and projects as well as his career in music.

"Counterinsurgency In Afghanistan"

Nov 27, 2012

Captain Christopher Mercado, a 2004 distinguished military graduate of the University of South Dakota, presents, "Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan: A Rifle Company in Imam Sahib," Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Jackrabbits vs Coyotes

Nov 16, 2012

College football’s regular season ends for The University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University on Saturday.  The Jackrabbits and Coyotes meet in Brookings Saturday afternoon.  S-D-S-U has won seven of its ten games this year—and could earn a playoff spot with a win over U-S-D.  But Jackrabbit Offensive Coordinator Eric Eidsness (EYEDS-ness) says his team needs to finish the job at hand.

South Dakota College Football Rivalry

Nov 16, 2012

The first time the University of South Dakota met South Dakota State in football—Benjamin Harrison was President of the United States.  With breaks for world wars and movement to other classifications, the rivalry has grown to one of the most intense in the Midwest.  Saturday, for the first time in nearly a decade, the Jackrabbits and Coyotes meet for a football game.  As South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s Gary Ellenbolt reports on today’s Dakota Digest, Coughlin-Alumni Stadium in Brookings will invoke many memories.