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Swenson represents DSU at state capitol poster session

February 25, 2018

South Dakota colleges and universities sent 12 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol on Feb. 26 to share their research work with lawmakers and the public. Vaille A. Swenson, a senior biology for information systems major from Nederland, Colo., represented Dakota State University.

Now in its 21st year, the event showcases research and creative activities of undergraduate students, as well as highlights successful faculty research and commercialization efforts. The session is organized by the South Dakota Board of Regents and South Dakota’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

Other students competitively chosen to participate in Monday’s event were from Black Hills State, Northern State University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, SDSU, USD, Sinte Gleska University and Dakota Wesleyan.