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Chinese revitalization movement comes to SDSU

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
• Sun, Thompson to discuss ‘Reinventing China's Emptying Countryside'

BROOKINGS, The number is staggering: nearly 100 Chinese villages, and their distinct cultural heritage, clan identities, and folk traditions, disappear daily.
But, a back-to-the-land movement has begun in an Anhui Province village called Bishan to revitalize the rural way of life. Some consider the success or failure of this movement

Installing ‘Oasis’ at SDSU

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
At center, Scott Wallace, SDSU visual arts professor and creator of "Oasis," measures the bolts to install the sculpture onto its base on campus Tuesday morning.
"Oasis," is the culmination of two years of design and installation, and the sculpture will be unveiled on Friday.
The unveiling and dedication event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24,

Galipeau to speak about photovoltaics, smart grid

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
BROOKINGS, David W. Galipeau will deliver the 34th annual Victor Webster Phi Kappa Phi Lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in the South Dakota Art Museum Auditorium.
Galipeau's lecture is titled "Photovoltaics and the Future Smart Electric Grid."

New school year, new staff at Brookings schools

Posted: Monday, Oct 20th, 2014
• Total staff comes in at 410, all positions filled

BROOKINGS, The school year is already well under way, and along with new students gracing the halls of Brookings schools are new teachers and staff.
In spite of a national teacher shortage that is particularly felt in South Dakota, all positions have been filled in the Brookings School District

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