Summer 2012

Siberian alfalfa

Jun 29, 2012

Siberian alfalfa

NE Hansen (in back seat) made eight trips overseas to study agriculture and collect samples. Hansen’s caravan followed the hardy alfalfa trail for thousands of miles into northern Siberia.

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Look what were doing

Jun 29, 2012

Look what were doing

It Starts with STATE breaks $186 million mark in home stretch of campaign.

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Morrill Act turns 150

Jun 29, 2012

Morrill Act turns 150

In this issue of STATE Magazine we recognize the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act.

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Morrill Act history

Jun 29, 2012

Morrill Act history

The Morrill Act made a university education as egalitarian as it was utilitarian.

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N.E. Hansen

Jun 29, 2012

N.E. Hansen

The school’s first horticulture department head changed the landscape of the plains.

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‘Cleve’ Abbott’s influence

Jun 29, 2012

‘Cleve’ Abbott’s influence

The class of 1916 featured Cleveland Leigh Abbott, and his impact at South Dakota State was felt long after he left the College on the Hill.

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Callahan came home

Jun 29, 2012

Callahan came home

A second chance is always a good thing, just ask Griffan Callahan.

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Bruce Berdanier

Jun 29, 2012

Bruce Berdanier

Whether in Haiti, Bolivia or Brookings, the civil engineering professor leaves places better than they were before.

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Gen. William DePuy

Jun 29, 2012

Gen. William DePuy

The 1941 graduate landed at Normandy and made an impact in the U.S. Army for the next 33 years.

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Maj. Gen. Mark Clark

Jun 29, 2012

Maj. Gen. Mark Clark

The 1980 graduate directs Marine Corps Special Operations, overseeing areas such as counterterrorism.

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