USD Foundation president to retire

After serving almost 10 years as President and CEO of the USD Foundation, Steve Brown will be retiring from his position. Brown was responsible for a number of USD’s fundraising campaigns, including “Onward: The Campaign for South Dakota,” a seven-year program which raised $272.4 million, according to the USD Alumni & Friends website.  During his […]

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Telepresence robots projected to help students learn remotely

Educational Leadership division chair at the USD School of Education David De Jong proposes telepresence robots be used for students unable to attend class. “When the ability to be physically and social present in a classroom is obtained through a Wi-Fi connection and telepresence robot in the room, the possibilities to recruit and retain students […]

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USD Libraries presents altered book exhibition

The University Libraries at USD is presenting “Bound and Unbound VI,” a biennial international altered book exhibition, juried by artist, professor and journalist Melissa Stern. The exhibition will be on display on the second floor of the I.D. Weeks Library and online through January 3, 2022. Stern has worked in sculpture, photography and drawing for […]

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Seventh-year Coyote looks to lead the defense

Devalon Whitcomb came to USD in 2015 to play tight end and a year later he changed positions to become a defensive lineman. Now, Whitcomb is the only seventh-year player on the Coyotes football roster. Whitcomb has had his share of trials and tribulations during his time at USD. Whitcomb tore his meniscus in 2017, […]

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USD Football falls to Kansas in nail-biter

The USD football team made the trek to Lawrence, Kansas with the goal of opening their season with a win, and the Coyotes nearly pulled it off, falling 17-14 after a last-minute touchdown for Kansas. With the Coyotes leading 14-10, Jayhawk starting quarterback Jason Bean found Lawrence Arnold for a 16-yard touchdown, giving Kansas the […]

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Acclaimed Authors come to USD Writer’s Conference

The 12th Biennial John R. Milton Writers’Conference is being held from Sept. 16-18 here at USD.  This year’s keynote author is Mary Gaitskill, who wrote the novels, “The Mare” and “Veronica,” which were both nominated for the National Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Award in 2005.  Other featured authors include John Domini, […]

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The Hook Up event clarifies important information regarding sexual assault

Every year, the student leadership program hosts a sexual assault prevention event, and this year’s event was an interactive program called “The Hook Up,” and was created by Catharsis Productions. “Hooking up can often sound like harmless fun, but it can also be a cover for some very unhealthy behaviors,” Catharsis Productions said on their […]

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Charlie’s Cupboard celebrates one year anniversary

Charlie’s Cupboard is a student run food pantry at USD. Sept. 2, marked its first anniversary and its first day open this semester. Over 160 students attended the event. In addition to the standard products, Charlie’s Cupboard also gave out cupcakes for its first birthday and held a drawing to win water bottles. Nathan Popp […]

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