USD ranks highest public university in the Dakotas

In the latest U.S. News and World Report’s “Best National Universities” list, USD ranks 249 in the country in the “Best Colleges 2021” list, higher than any other public university in South and North Dakota. USD also sits higher in the “Top Public Schools” list, coming in at 121. USD jumped up 14 spots in […]

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Grocery delivery program delivers a sense of Coyote community

For students quarantined on campus, Aramark delivers three meals daily. For students off-campus, there is now a grocery delivery program available for them to use while they aren’t allowed out of their house.  The program is partnered with Hyvee. Students in need of the delivery service order their groceries online at Hyvee Aisle Online and […]

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USD classes remain online through the summer term

On Monday in a press release, USD announced summer classes will remain online for all South Dakota public institutions. USD’s announcement came after the South Dakota Board of Regents decision was announced the same day.   This decision, according to the press release, is in response to South Dakota’s continued effort to reduce the spread of […]

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Vermillion sees first case of COVID-19

On Saturday, March 28, Clay County reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19. The individual is a 20-30 year old woman who is currently self-quarantining in her home.  This individual reported mild symptoms and was tested through Sanford Health Center’s curbside testing site, according to Time Tracy, CEO of Sanford Vermillion Medical Center. The case […]

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UPDATE: Classes moved online for the remainder of the spring semester, graduation postponed

In a press release sent from the Board of Regents on Tuesday, all South Dakota public institutions will finish the semester online. The semester will still conclude as scheduled on May 8. This decision, according to the press release, was made as state officials anticipated an increase in COVID-19 cases in South Dakota. “The public […]

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Online MBA program ranked 17th in prestigious review

Rigorous, competitive and committed are just three words to describe the Beacom School of Business’s Online Masters of Business Administration program (MBA), Dean Venky Venkatachalam said. The online MBA program has ranked within the top 20 of The Princeton Review’s Top 25 Online MBA programs in the world for the last five consecutive years. The […]

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Career Closet providing free dress clothes for students

Finding affordable dress clothes can be difficult, especially with the expense of college. That’s why Career Ambassadors’ is hosting the Career Closet event, where students can find professional clothing for free before their next big interview. Career Closet is a free clothing distribution taking place from 3-5 p.m in the Muenster University Center Pit on […]

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Free feminine hygiene products added to MUC women’s restrooms

More than half of USD’s students no longer have to worry about being stranded without feminine hygiene products at the Muenster University Center.  In every women’s bathroom at the MUC, there is a free dispenser full of tampons and pads. These dispensers are a new addition to the bathrooms, and many hope to see them […]

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Medical School Dean receives prestigious women’s advancement award

The Dean of USD Stanford School of Medicine has been named the 2019-2020 recipient for the Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Careers of Women in Medicine. The national award is presented by the American College of Physicians. Mary Nettleman has been the dean of the medical school since 2012 […]

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