Today, one in 88 individuals is diagnosed with autism and it occurs in all racial, ethnic, and social groups. The Lighting the Way conference includes 35 breakout sessions covering education, medical, and adolescent and adult topics.
The brain damage that Chris Johnson experienced at birth 30 years ago did not limit the boundaries of his mind. As proof, he will roll across the stage May 22 at Augustana's commencement ceremony, a double major in French and English and a story of inspiration.
Jared Soundy, a graduate of Sioux Falls Christian High School, has accepted an invitation to participate in the BIG (bioinformatics) Summer Institute hosted by Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Mark Johnson, '74 and current senior scientist at the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, recently received the NCI Laureate Award. The award is the highest honor given by the National Cheese Institute.
Dr. Patrick Hicks, Writer-In-Residence and associate professor of English/ Journalism, will do the first reading from his new work, This London, on Wednesday evening, April 7, at Zandbroz Variety, downtown Sioux Falls.