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Tom Jones photography collage

October 15, 2020

The Perfect Shot

A Kodak 110 camera in the hands of 8-year-old Tom Jones inspired a lifelong passion of photography for the Professor of Art.

Tags: Stories Academics College of Arts and Sciences

Kemper book title

August 25, 2020

Kemper publishes book about college basketball

Dr. Kurt Kemper, professor of history and General Beadle Honors Program Director, is publishing a book “Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball,” with University of Illinois Press.

Tags: Academics College of Arts and Sciences

DSU Human Resources team

August 18, 2020

Knowlton Award presented to DSU Human Resources

The Dakota State University Human Resources team has been awarded the 2019-2020 Doug Knowlton Excellence in Quality Award for their work creating an employee onboarding and retention package called “The DSU Experience.”

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CyberCorps Scholarship for Service logo

August 17, 2020

DSU announces 2020-2021 CyberCorps Scholars

Eleven Dakota State University students have been named CyberCorps Scholars for 2020-2021. CyberCorps provides students with; scholarships, professional development funding, books, and supplies.

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alfalfa sprouts

August 14, 2020

Alfalfa research identifies Aphanomyces in S.D. for first time

DSU students Jenni Giles and Conner Tordsen have identified Aphanomyces (root rot in alfalfa) in South Dakota for the first time.

Tags: Academics College of Arts and Sciences

CybHER purchased a variety of technology devices, including Osmo learning game systems, Dash robots, and Makey Makey invention kits.

August 13, 2020

CybHER creates STEM lending library for Madison Elementary

Dakota State University's CybHER program creates STEM lending library for Madison Elementary that will impact a lot of children by providing educational devices and curriculum.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences Academics

General Beadle statue

July 31, 2020

Young’s North Korea research meant to broaden knowledge base

Dr. Benjamin Young, assistant professor of Cyber Leadership and Intelligence (CLI), continues to share his research about North Korea with the world.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences Academics

students working in lab

July 8, 2020

DSU students conducting astrobiology research

Four students are currently conducting astrobiology research under the leadership of Associate Research Professor, Dr. Michael Gaylor, who serves as a lead investigator for the National Science Foundation’s EPSCoR program.

Tags: Academics College of Arts and Sciences

Jenni Giles and Conner Tordsen collect soil samples in a farmer’s field as part of research on alfalfa disease.

June 23, 2020

DSU partners with Mustang Seeds for agriculture research project

Dr. Andrew Sathoff, assistant professor of biology, is collaborating with Mustang Seeds to research alfalfa disease (Aphanomyces root rot) in South Dakota.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

CybHer girl logo

May 27, 2020

CybHER Conversations to begin June 3

It’s hard to be what you can’t see, so to show young girls what it means to be a cyber security professional, Dakota State University’s CybHER has created a new program of virtual meetings called CybHER Conversations. These free, weekly meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. CT, beginning June 3.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences College of Education College of Business and Information Systems The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

May 20, 2020

Dakota State students honored for achievements

Dakota State University is pleased to honor several students with award distinctions this academic year. This demonstrates a continuing commitment to celebrate the achievements of students who have worked hard to excel and contribute to their own future, as well as to the lives and progress of all those around them.

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May 19, 2020

James Maloney selected for NASA fellowship

Dr. James Maloney was selected as a Faculty Fellow in the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Aerospace Fellowship Program.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences Academics

May 1, 2020

DSU announces plans to reopen its campus for Fall 2020

Dakota State University plans to resume on-campus operations for the Fall 2020 semester. This will include face-to-face classes, along with the online courses normally offered at DSU. This decision is made in conjunction with the Board of Regents (BOR) and other regental schools.

Tags: Academics College of Education Athletics College of Arts and Sciences The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences Admissions College of Business and Information Systems

April 29, 2020

New website shares stories of the fall 2019 Madison flood

For their Publishing for New Media class, four Dakota State students wanted to create a project of value for the community of Dakota State and Madison. After a brainstorming session, they decided to make a website featuring stories from the fall 2019 flood in Madison.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

April 24, 2020

DSU announces hiring of two new deans

Engebretson takes helm of Beacom College, Kenley new dean of A&S

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Phusada with camera

April 15, 2020

Sheehan selected as student employee of the year for S.D.

Phusuda Sheehan, a digital arts and design major, was named South Dakota student Employee of the Year through the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators (MASEA).

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences Stories All News Student Life

April 6, 2020

DSU classes to remain online through summer term

Dakota State University’s summer courses will be offered online for Summer 2020. On April 6, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced all public university instruction will continue to use this delivery method through the summer academic term. This does not significantly alter DSU’s term, as the university traditionally holds very few on-campus courses during the summer.

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Miss America Science Project

March 17, 2020

Miss America visits Dakota State

Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier visited Dakota State on Friday, March 13. During her visit, Schrier spoke about how she became interested in STEM, demonstrated the experiment she conducted as her talent in the Miss America competition, and answered questions submitted by Madison Middle School students.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Mason Wieman

March 16, 2020

Mason Wieman

No other campuses have a Digital Arts and Design program like DSU’s. The major offers four specializations, so Mason Wieman choose to study digital sound design, and “I’m loving it so far.”

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March 16, 2020

DSU moves to online classes March 23 – April 3

Dakota State University continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and make decisions that are in the best interest of everyone in the South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) system. The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff throughout the state remain our top priority and we continue to monitor the situation around the clock.

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March 13, 2020

DSU takes action with upcoming events

Dakota State is postponing, moving to online formats, or cancelling all events through April 13. This is a precautionary measure to lower the risk of COVID-19 exposure to the university community, current and prospective students, and guests to campus. Updates are available on the coronavirus alert page at DSU.edu regarding specific events.

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March 12, 2020

Dakota State extends spring break to respond to pandemic

Dakota State University is joining the other five universities in the South Dakota Regental System in the decision to extend the 2020 spring break an additional week in response to the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19). As of March 12, there have been no confirmed cases at Dakota State, in Madison or Lake County.

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Alan Montgomery paintings

March 10, 2020

Montgomery’s work featured at South Dakota Art Museum

Alan Montgomery, professor of art, is currently part of an exhibition on display at the South Dakota Art Museum through May 10. Montgomery’s work was chosen as part of the abstract exhibit.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

February 25, 2020

Simons named Philanthropists of Year at DSU Gala

Darrel and Patti Simon embody servant leadership, said Suzy Collignon-Hodgen, chair of the DSU Foundation Board of Trustees. For that reason, they were named the 2019 Philanthropists of the Year for Dakota State University.

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February 18, 2020

DSU Theatre Club receives award for last year’s production of ‘Frankenstein’

Dakota State’s Theatre Club was recognized for the use of new technologies in “Frankenstein: A Modern Adaptation” at the Region 5 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in January of 2020.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences Admissions

January 24, 2020

2019 Fall Honors List

Dakota State University's 2019 Fall Honors List contains full time and part-time students who achieved a 3.5 to 4.0 grade point average to qualify.

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January 23, 2020

Sewell contributes chapter to critical exploration of YA literature

Dr. William Sewell, associate professor of English education, wrote a chapter for the book “Critical Explorations of Young Adult Literature: Identifying and Critiquing the Canon.”

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

shelf of books

January 22, 2020

SD writers’ series coming to DSU

South Dakota Humanities Council grants brings six South Dakota writers to DSU and Madison

Tags: Academics College of Arts and Sciences

Gallery image with poem

January 15, 2020

“The Chair is Not Me” exhibit displayed in gallery

An educational exhibit “The Chair is Not Me,” is on display in the First Bank & Trust Art Gallery at Dakota State through February 28. The exhibit features artwork alongside poems from the book “The Chair is Not Me,” by “JJ” James Janis. The book is a collection of poems about his life experiences and challenges as a diversely abled individual.

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December 16, 2019

Romero places in photo contests

Wendy Romero, associate professor of art and design/DAD program coordinator, earned sixth and 12th place in two photo contests through ViewBug, an online photography community that hosts photo competitions.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

Recently DSU had a guest speaker, Nick Podhradsky, senior vice president of sales and support at SBS CyberSecurity.

November 27, 2019

Cyber Leadership and Intelligence

Recently DSU had a guest speaker, Nick Podhradsky, senior vice president of sales and support at SBS CyberSecurity. Podhradsky offered insight into careers in cybersecurity. He spoke about data breaches, hacking, phishing, and other cybersecurity related concerns in today’s world. He also spoke of the importance of various soft skills, like communication necessary to work in the cyber field.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

November 26, 2019

Nelson’s poetry chapbook available for purchase

John Nelson’s poetry chapbook “West River” won the South Dakota Poetry Society’s Chapbook contest this year and is now available for purchase.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

November 21, 2019

3D art students create Pelican Project

Dakota State 3D art students created wire and paper mâché pelicans that are currently on display at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Visitors Center through Friday, Dec. 6.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

November 19, 2019

Joseph Bottum’s new book examines ‘The Decline of the Novel’

A lifetime of reading has led Dr. Joseph Bottum to create his sixth authored book, "The Decline of the Novel."

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

rocket launch

October 29, 2019

Maloney certified in high power rocketry

Dr. James Maloney, assistant professor of physics and advisor of the Space Club, launched a high-powered certification rocket in Dixon, Neb. in October.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

October 24, 2019

Meyer chosen for SD Change Network Cohort

Casualene Meyer, DSU adjunct instructor in the English department, was one of 17 changemakers selected to South Dakota Change Network’s 2019 cohort.

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Subject 99

October 2, 2019

DSU student to debut feature film in Wisconsin

Maddie Whitcomb’s film “Subject 99” to premiere at Davey J’s Garage October 4

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

September 9, 2019

Miller completes WCET/SAN credential exam

Annette Miller wanted to rise up and challenge herself, so signed up to take the credential examination from the professional organization State Authorization Network (SAN).

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences College of Education College of Business and Information Systems

August 16, 2019

DSU respiratory program receives credentialing award

Dakota State University’s respiratory care program received a credentialing award in Ft. Lauderdale, Flor. from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) in July.

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Respiratory care students

May 17, 2019

Respiratory care program receives credentialing award

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) recognizes Dakota State program

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Dr. John Nelson and Dr. Stacey Berry

May 15, 2019

DSU professors talk digital humanities at state Historical Society conference

Dr. John Nelson and Dr. Stacey Berry shared a presentation on digital humanities at the South Dakota Historical Society History Conference at the end of April. Digital humanities is the practice of utilizing computational tools in the humanities and social sciences.

Tags: The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences College of Arts and Sciences

Donna Fawbush - 40 year employee

May 9, 2019

2019 DSU Employee Longevity Reception

Dakota State recognized 34 employees with a combined 730 years of service at the recent Longevity Reception.

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Jack Donovan, Layne Meyers, and Janell Healy

May 2, 2019

Digital humanities project helps preserve Hiawatha Insane Asylum history

Students assist in digitization of records

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Harry Potter animation

April 23, 2019

Digital arts and design students created animations for South Dakota Symphony

Work was projected during “The Magical Music of Harry Potter” shows

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KAPPA SIGMA IOTA

April 17, 2019

2019 Honors Banquet

Dakota State University held its annual Honors Banquet Monday, April 15, 2019, at Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison, S.D.

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Faculty Honors

April 17, 2019

Faculty honored at annual banquet

Four Dakota State University faculty members received awards at the annual Honors Banquet on April 15.

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Carl Petersen

March 20, 2019

Carl Petersen receives $10,000 Dreamstarter grant

Petersen to make games for and by Native people

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postcards for sale

March 15, 2019

DSU art students help raise money for the Madison Animal Shelter

Art students will sell 2-D and 3-D art at Sundog Coffee

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January 31, 2019

Global Game Jam provides fun lessons in creativity

DSU students, alumni learn new skills during Global Game Jam

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

January 21, 2019

Three DSU faculty selected for SD Governor’s Biennial Art Exhibition

Angela Behrends, Tom Jones, and Tim Orme each have artwork included in the South Dakota Governor’s 8th Biennial Art Exhibition.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

December 19, 2018

Dr. Ben Jones appointed Interim Secretary of Education

Dr. Ben Jones, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Dakota State University, has been appointed Interim Secretary of Education for the state of South Dakota by Governor-elect Kristi Noem.

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December 4, 2018

Adjacent State Students Offered South Dakota Tuition Advantage

South Dakota Advantage, offers new freshmen students and new transfer students from Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Colorado a tuition rate equivalent to the resident undergraduate rate set at each South Dakota public university.

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2017 Nanocon

November 2, 2018

16th Annual Nanocon November 9-11

In its 16th year, Dakota State University gaming club’s gaming convention, Nanocon, is still going strong. The event will take place the weekend of Nov. 9-11 and is free and open to the public.

Tags: Academics The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences College of Arts and Sciences

October 19, 2018

New Director of Theater Productions is Change Network Award Recipient

Emily Firman Pieper, speech instructor and director of theater productions at DSU, has been named as one of 20 South Dakota Change Network Award recipients this year.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

October 18, 2018

Karl E. Mundt Oral Interpretation Tournament is Saturday

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Vietnam combat artist James Pollock

October 16, 2018

Vietnam combat artist James Pollock to visit Dakota State University

Students, public invited to Oct. 23 event with South Dakota artist

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Ryan English

October 4, 2018

Animation Show of Shows coming to DSU

For the first time in the city of Madison and at Dakota State University, the Animation Show of Shows will be presented for students and the community.

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Heather Wilson

May 31, 2018

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to speak in Rapid City

Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson will deliver a major lecture in Rapid City on June 25. Sponsored by the Classics Institute at Dakota State University, the secretary will speak on “Computers and War”— examining the changes brought to warfare by the technology revolution.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

May 25, 2018

2018 Spring Honors list released

Dakota State 2018 Spring Honors list released

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30 year employees

May 7, 2018

2018 DSU Employee Longevity Reception

Six and a half centuries – that’s how many years of experience DSU recognized at the recent Longevity Reception.

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STUDENT EMPLOYEES of the year for 2018 are: Hunter Cockrell (left), Sara Erickson, and Tavyn Hallan.

April 20, 2018

2018 Honors Banquet

Dakota State University held its annual Honors Banquet Monday, April 16, at Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison, S.D.

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February 8, 2018

DSU cyber-ethicist to discuss technology’s threat to human nature

“When technology goes wrong it can go catastrophically wrong,” said Dr. Joseph Bottum, associate professor of philosophy at Dakota State University.

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

February 6, 2018

Schroeder’s photos win honors at Brookings Arts Council contest

“Life is beautiful, and photography can capture that beauty,” said Dakota State University student Emily Schroeder. “Just one photo can capture a thousand words.”

Tags: College of Arts and Sciences

February 6, 2018

DSU to host French Film Festival

“Students at DSU love their technology, but they really want that traditional liberal arts experience as well,” said Dr. Susan Conover, professor of speech at Dakota State University.

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December 13, 2017

DSU students chosen to present at Sigma Tau Delta conference

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October 10, 2017

Berry chosen for SD Change Network cohort

DSU professor hopes to learn effective ways to create change through Bush Foundation group

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October 4, 2017

Dakota State Student Organizations Earn Recognition

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October 2, 2017

DSU’s CLASSICS Institute director begins dialogue on cyber-ethics

Joseph Bottum discusses current events and the Internet with local, international media

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September 28, 2017

SD Governor’s 7th Biennial Art Exhibition makes final stop in Sioux Falls

3 DSU professors’ works included

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August 18, 2017

DSU physics professor to host solar eclipse event

Public welcome at noon program on August 21

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June 6, 2017

2017 Spring Honors list released

Dakota State 2017 Spring Honors list released

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Beadlemania 2017

May 4, 2017

DSU art students win Beadlemania awards

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Regental Awards

April 18, 2017

2017 Honors Banquet

Dakota State University held its annual Honors Banquet Tuesday, April 11, at Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison, S.D. See below for the honors recognized during the event.

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Bean in fron to class

April 4, 2017

'Last Lecture' will be fun, just like Bean's career

DSU Honors program sponsoring Monday speech

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AAUW Smart Start

March 20, 2017

AAUW hosting salary negotiation workshop

The Smart Start salary negotiation workshop is planned for Tuesday, March 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Mundt Foundation, on the DSU campus.

Tags: College of Education The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences College of Arts and Sciences College of Business and Information Systems

February 12, 2017

DSU alum designs county’s new logo

Logo now on website lake.sd.gov

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February 5, 2017

Montgomery bikes for good causes

Parkinson’s, backpack program to benefit

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2016 Honors Banquet

April 14, 2016

2016 Honors Banquet

Dakota State University held its annual Honors Banquet Tuesday, April 12, at Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison, S.D.

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Artwork by DSU student

February 9, 2016

Local artists to hold fundraiser for Almost Home Canine Rescue

Dakota State University students and faculty are combining their artistic talents along with Madison High and Middle School students and faculty for the Animal (Annual) Fundraiser Extravaganza for Almost Home Canine Rescue. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 1, 2016, from 5- 8 p.m. at the BrickHouse in Madison, S.D.

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January 26, 2016

Montgomery’s artwork on display in Italy

Artwork from the DSU professor and contemporary artist, Alan Montgomery, is included in a group exhibition with other artists from around the world.

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2015 GenCyber: Girls in Cyber Security Camp participants

December 21, 2015

AAUW awards DSU grant to increase female participation in STEM fields

DSU female faculty and students are on a mission when it comes to science, technology and math education.

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November 15, 2015

DSU professor featured in LA Times

Dr. Kurt Kemper, was featured in the LA Times in an article on social movements, social media and sport's influence for change.

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June 8, 2015

Alan Montgomery artwork on display in London

As part of “The Map is Not the Territory” touring art exhibition, DSU professor, Alan Montgomery, will have his artwork on display at the P21 Gallery in London from June 12 through July 25, 2015.

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OUTSTANDING MALE AND FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

April 16, 2015

2015 Honors Banquet

Dakota State University held its annual Honors Banquet Tuesday, April 14 at Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison, S.D

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2014 DSU Homecoming Court

September 16, 2014

2014 DSU Royalty Crowned

The 2014 Dakota State University Homecoming King and Queen were crowned as part of the week-long homecoming festivities.

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