Staying curious: One professor’s story of science, grief and pigeons

There are over 400 species of pigeons in the world, and each species has its own curious trait. For homing pigeons, it’s always knowing the way back from which they came. For a USD professor who raises them, it’s figuring out which way to go. Kandy Noles Stevens is an adjunct professor and STEM Specialist […]

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Community Connection Center opens to serve Vermillion more efficiently

The United Way of Vermillion, along with its donors and stakeholders, opened a center in Vermillion to serve community members in a more efficient way. The organization bought the former True Value, located between the Old Lumber Company and the Hartford Steakhouse. Now, non-profit organizations, like the food pantry and the Welcome Table, are all […]

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Native Voices lecture series exhibits health, wellness in Native American culture

Around the world, people of all cultures view relationships of health, wellness and illness differently. Throughout the month of September, the University Libraries, in conjunction with other USD groups, are hosting the Native Voices exhibit. Native Voices is a stand-alone exhibit set up in the I.D. Weeks Library from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) […]

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