When 57-year-old former U.S. Army Col. Mike McFarland arrived at the University of South Dakota, he brought along with him the hopes of immersing himself as a student in the native studies department. A wide variety of course choices, an array of...Academics
Faculty and staff at the University of South are seriously considering whether to alter the university’s institutional graduation requirements. As it stands, USD requires students seeking a...Academics
It is never too early to begin searching for potential law students and the University of School at Dakota School of Law. The Law School will hold its Discover Law Day Feb. 27 on the campus of...Academics
Every few years, professors at the University of South Dakota take sabbatical leaves, where they are paid full or half salary by the university to research, travel or study. This semester, six USD...Academics
The beginning of the academic semester is filled with a variety of stresses that each student must endure, like organizing class schedules, making sure financial aid is in order and determining where...Academics
The trend of increased retention rates amongst Native American students at the University of South Dakota has held true for the 2012-13 academic year. Native American Student Services reports the...Academics
One in four students do not return to the University of South Dakota every year on average, according to data by the university’s Institutional Research Department. The report, released Feb. 4,...Academics
With over 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor's degree-holders under the age of 25 claiming unemployment in 2011, administrators and faculty at the University of South Dakota are doing all they...