SDSM&T News uuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12012020-02-14T11:40:38Zuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1202Fall 2019 Commencement <p> South Dakota Mines Graduates 149 During Fall 2019 Commencement Twenty-seven students graduate with honors.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Feb. 12, 2020) — During the fall 2020 commencement, South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology graduated 149 students. Twenty-seven students graduated with honor</p>2020-02-12T10:20:00-07:002020-02-12T10:20:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1203SD Mines Celebrates 43rd Annual Engineers Week <p> SD Mines Celebrates 43rd Annual Engineers Week The 2020 Engineers Week will be celebrated at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Feb. 18-22, with free events for campus community, area students, and the general public. &#160; South Dakota Mines students in the American Chemica</p>2020-02-12T09:50:00-07:002020-02-12T09:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1204Spring 2020 Job Fair WiSE Panel <p> SD Mines Hosts Largest Spring Career Fair Ever Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) panel is being held Monday, Feb. 3.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Feb. 3, 2020) — South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host a record 124 vendors for the annual spring Career Fair . The fair will be </p>2020-02-03T09:15:00-07:002020-02-03T09:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1205Fall 2019 Dean&#39;s List <p> SD Mines Names 616 Students to Fall 2019 Dean’s List Dean's List students earn 3.5 or higher GPA for semester.&#160; Mechanical engineering major Nicole Miller works in the lab on cancer research.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 23, 2020) – For the fall 2019 semester, 616 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;</p>2020-01-22T16:20:00-07:002020-01-22T16:20:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1206South Dakota Mines Students Serve on 2020 MLK Day <p> SD Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday For the tenth year in a row, South Dakota Mines student groups will step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, collecting food and cash donations at local grocery stores. During the 2019 MLK Day </p>2020-01-16T08:05:00-07:002020-01-16T08:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1207Spring 2020 Spring STEAM Café Schedule <p> Spring STEAM Café Talks Delve Into the History of Pi, Wildfires and Weather, 3D Printing and More Topics for the spring 2020 STEAM Café series range from the role weather plays in wildfires to 3D printing to the history behind the number pi (π). STEAM Café is a series of free informal tal</p>2020-01-08T10:35:00-07:002020-01-08T10:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1208Bill Spindle Named New VP Finance <p> South Dakota Mines Names New VP for Finance &amp;amp; Administration New VP for finance and administration comes from Texas A&amp;amp;M, San Antonio.&#160; Bill Spindle, vice president of finance and administration.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Dec. 18, 2019) — South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has </p>2019-12-18T08:10:00-07:002019-12-18T08:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1209Largest Estate Gift in University History <p> South Dakota Mines Receives Largest Estate Gift in University History The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has received a $3.6 million donation, the largest gift in school history, for the Department of Civil Engineering. The endowed gift comes from the estate of Willard and Billie Kaye Goodman</p>2019-12-17T08:40:00-07:002019-12-17T08:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1210South Dakota Mines Physics Students Win National Recognition <p> South Dakota Mines Physics Students Win National Recognition The South Dakota Mines chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. Michael Bowles, a graduating Ph.D., attaches a gas line to the BetaCage prototype particle de</p>2019-12-16T09:10:00-07:002019-12-16T09:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1211SD Mines Celebrates its 180th Commencement with a List of Dignitaries <p> SD Mines Celebrates its 180th Commencement with a List of Dignitaries South Dakota Mines' 2019 winter commencement includes a long list of luminaries. The university’s 180 th commencement ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Theatre. Kelv</p>2019-12-10T08:30:00-07:002019-12-10T08:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12122019 CEO Business Contest <p> Women Student Entrepreneurs Take Home 5 Out of 6 Top Prizes in “Shark Tank” Style Competition South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Ph.D. student wins 2019 CEO Business Plan Competition. South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology doctoral student Anahita Haghizadeh won this year’s CE</p>2019-12-09T13:00:00-07:002019-12-09T13:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1213FIRST LEGO League 2019 <p> Student LEGO Robots to Compete at East Middle School South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is teaming with East Middle School and the organization Empowering You to Be (EmBe) to host the 2019 FIRST LEGO League Rapid City Qualifier from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at East Middle School</p>2019-12-05T08:10:00-07:002019-12-05T08:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12142019 Winter Music Concerts <p> SD Mines Music Department Features Music from Elvis to Bach During Four Winter Concerts South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology music students present four winter concerts.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Nov. 19, 2019) — The community is invited to four free winter music concerts performed by South</p>2019-11-20T11:05:00-07:002019-11-20T11:05:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12152019 Pre-Med@Mines <p> Learn About Careers in Healthcare at Pre-Med@Mines Thinking about a career in healthcare? Then don’t miss Pre-Med @ Mines on Monday, Nov. 18, at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. &#160; Students and their families are invited to Pre-Med @ Mines to explore careers in healthcare</p>2019-11-14T08:25:00-07:002019-11-14T08:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1216Diwali 2019 <p> Diwali Night 2019 Features Fireworks, Dancing, Taste of India The India Club of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology invites the public to celebrate the 30 th Annual Diwali Night, featuring cultural entertainment, food and a fireworks show. The event will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, No</p>2019-11-12T15:30:00-07:002019-11-12T15:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1217Humble Beginnings <p> Humble Beginnings—a Brief Look at the Long History of RESPEC RESPEC, a Black Hills based engineering firm founded by SD Mines professors, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. From its humble beginnings the company has grown to serve a global list of clients including Sandia National Laboratories, Micros</p>2019-11-12T14:10:00-07:002019-11-12T14:10:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1218SD Mines Ranks Among Best Universities for Veterans <p> SD Mines Ranks Among Best Universities for Veterans Military Times , College Factual and Military Friendly rank programs at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology among the best in the country for veterans. Student veterans at SD Mines in front of the Veterans Resource C</p>2019-11-05T11:25:00-07:002019-11-05T11:25:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1219ISI House Celebrates 20 years <p> ISI House Celebrates 20 Years of Making SD Mines International Students Feel at Home International House Celebrates 20 years The International House hosted an Open House on Oct. 27, to share information about how the house helps international students acclimate to the community and South Dakota S</p>2019-10-28T09:25:00-06:002019-10-28T09:25:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1220Engineering in the Sky <p> Engineering in the Sky: Mines Alumnus Leads Redesign of Space Needle's Revolving Glass Floor Dangling fifty stories in the air on a glass floor is unsettling, but not unsafe. This is thanks to the work of engineers like Wade Morris. &#160; Wade Morris on the revolving glass floor of the Seattle Sp</p>2019-10-21T09:05:00-06:002019-10-21T09:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1221SD Mines Ranks High in ROI for 2020 <p> SD Mines Again Ranks as the Best Engineering School in the Country for Return on Investment In its 2020 rankings , the organization College Factual places South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology as the best engineering school for the money out of 302 similar institutions across the United States.&#160;</p>2019-10-17T07:40:00-06:002019-10-17T07:40:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1222SD Mines Hosts ROTC Competition <p> SD Mines Army ROTC to Host Task Force Ranger Challenge Competition The Military Science Department at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host 140 cadets from the Dakotas and Minnesota for the Task Force Ripley Ranger Challenge competition at West Camp Rapid on Oct. 18-19, 2019. </p>2019-10-16T14:15:00-06:002019-10-16T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1223Museum Events Fall 2019 <p> Museum of Geology Hosts Many Family Fun Activities This Fall The Museum of Geology at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is hosting a range of free family fun activities and events this fall.&#160; &#160; The Kid Zone at the SD Mines Museum of Geology is just one of many interactive le</p>2019-10-10T11:15:00-06:002019-10-10T11:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1224SD Mines Music Department Hosts “Fantasy and Fright” Concert <p> SD Mines Music Department Hosts “Fantasy and Fright” Concert “Fantasy and Fright - Stage and Scream!” includes Dr. Haley Armstrong, director of bands, and Dr. Matthew Bumbach, director of choirs, who will lead Mines’ jazz band, wind ensemble and master chorale performing musical selections from the dreams an</p>2019-10-08T07:40:00-06:002019-10-08T07:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1225“Go to Mines” Events for Fall 2019 <p> “Go to Mines” Open Houses Welcome Hundreds of Prospective Students Oct. 19 and Nov. 9 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host hundreds of prospective students during two upcoming Go to Mines events. Mines students enjoy many traditions including hanging an “M” on the dino</p>2019-10-07T14:10:00-06:002019-10-07T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1226Ascent Innovation Groundbreaking <p> Build it and they Will Come -- Ascent Innovation Groundbreaking Oct 9 The vision to ignite innovation in Rapid City is accelerating with the construction of a landmark 40,000-square-foot building for startup ventures. Join community leaders at the Ascent Innovation Campus Groundbreaking&#160; to celebrate our</p>2019-10-04T09:45:00-06:002019-10-04T09:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1227SD Mines Mourns the Loss of Torger Henckel <p> SD Mines Morns the Loss of Torger Henckel The students, faculty and staff at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are mourning the loss of Torger Henckel, who passed away after a fall while hiking in the Black Elk Wilderness area of Custer State Park in the Black Hills.&#160;&#160; A memo</p>2019-10-02T15:45:00-06:002019-10-02T15:45:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1228SD Mines Sees Positive Trends Despite Enrollment Drop <p> SD Mines Sees Positive Trends Despite Enrollment Drop SD Mines is seeing a slight increase in the number of first-year students, students from South Dakota, and an increase in the overall number of female students. &#160; Aditi David, a Ph.D. student in chemical and biological engineering at </p>2019-09-27T08:25:00-06:002019-09-27T08:25:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12292019 Punkin Chunkin <p> Teams Toss Produce in Annual Punkin Chunkin Competition Teams design trebuchets, or catapults, to launch pumpkins overhead in a competition for the most accurate and farthest toss.&#160; The annual Punkin Chunkin competition includes college and high school teams who build pumpkin launching c</p>2019-09-25T10:05:00-06:002019-09-25T10:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1230Mines Holds Largest Career Fair to Date <p> 165 Vendors Attend Mines’ Largest Career Fair Ever SD Mines' Fall Career Fair continues to grow each year. More than 1,000 Mines students took part in the Career Fair, which included 165 vendors, 50 of which are based in South Dakota. Overall, SD Mines graduates continue to be in high dema</p>2019-09-17T14:50:00-06:002019-09-17T14:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1231Rocker Days 2019 <p> SD Mines Celebrates Homecoming with Rocker Days Events Rocker Days at SD Mines is set for Sept. 22-28, with a wide range of activities planned for students, alumni and the community. Students will climb M Hill on Friday, Sept 27 for the annual cleanup and painting of the M. The annu</p>2019-09-17T08:30:00-06:002019-09-17T08:30:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1232Fall 2019 STEAM Cafe <p> STEAM Café Fall Topics: from Mongolia to Esports to Life After Death Fall STEAM Cafe explores Mongolia, Esports and more.&#160; Scott Kenner, head of the Department of Civil &amp;amp; Environmental Engineering, kicked off the fall 2019 STEAM Cafe series with "Mongolia: The People, Mountains and Rivers."&#160;</p>2019-09-16T15:40:00-06:002019-09-16T15:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12332019 Hardrocker Pinker Run <p> SD Mines Student Starts “Hardrocker Pinker Run” Drive/Ride through Black Hills to Benefit Breast Cancer Research The first “ Hardrocker Pinker Run ” will take place Saturday, Sept. 28, starting and ending at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology . The first “ Hardrocker Pinker Run ” </p>2019-09-12T14:50:00-06:002019-09-12T14:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1234CEPS Conference <p> Hundreds of Companies, NSF Converge at SD Mines to Explore Investment in the Next Generation of Batteries Conference is next step in NSF funding process to establish Center for Green Solid-State Electric Power Generation and Storage. Dr. Alevtina Smirnova RAPID CITY, SD (Sept. 11, 2019) </p>2019-09-11T12:50:00-06:002019-09-11T12:50:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12352019 Business Plan Competition Opens <p> Business Plan Competition at SD Mines Open to Enterprising High School Students, Other Colleges Entrepreneurial-minded students are encouraged to enter a “Shark Tank”-like student business plan competition at SD Mines.&#160; &#160; Mark Rotert and John Parker Chandler IV took home first place at the 2</p>2019-09-06T09:05:00-06:002019-09-06T09:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12362017-18 Placement Rate <p> SD Mines Reports 97% Placement Rate New placement numbers for South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;show 97 percent of 2017-18 graduates landed employment specifically in their career fields or are pursuing graduate degrees.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Sept. 4, 2019) — New placement numb</p>2019-09-04T08:55:00-06:002019-09-04T08:55:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1237Jack Carpenter, Goldwater Scholar <p> Jack Carpenter, Goldwater Scholar and Mines Student, Completes Second Stint at NASA The dusty sagebrush hills of eastern Wyoming are a far cry from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center–but William Jackson “Jack” Carpenter is at home in either location. Carpenter, a metallurgical engineering major, is starti</p>2019-08-30T10:40:00-06:002019-08-30T10:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1238Phase Technologies Donation <p> Phase Technologies Donates Cutting Edge Technology to SD Mines Phase Technologies has donated $8,300 worth of power electronics technology to the electrical engineering department at SD Mines. Left to right: Dr. Malek Ramezani, Dr. Magesh Rajan, Nick Kingsbury, Dr. Peda Medagam Phase</p>2019-08-23T13:25:00-06:002019-08-23T13:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12392019 Freshmen Day of Service <p> Mines Freshmen Give Back to Community on Day of Service More than 350 SD Mines freshmen will take part in this year’s Freshmen Day of Service on Sunday, Aug. 25, heading to neighborhoods and service organizations to clean, restore and assist with projects. Last year’s day of service invol</p>2019-08-22T08:05:00-06:002019-08-22T08:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1240Jerilyn Roberts President CSHEMA <p> SD Mines Director of Facilities &amp;amp; Risk Management Named President of National Board Director of facilities &amp;amp; risk management named president of&#160;Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association.&#160; Jerilyn Roberts RAPID CITY, SD (August 19, 2019) — Jerilyn Roberts , </p>2019-08-19T11:00:00-06:002019-08-19T11:00:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1241Hardrocker Night is August 29, 2019 <p> Main Street Square to Host Hardrocker Night Aug. 29 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology invites the community to Hardrocker Night at Main Street Square from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. SD Mines students make liquid nitrogen ice cream during the 2016 Hardrocker Night at Main S</p>2019-08-13T13:20:00-06:002019-08-13T13:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1242Graduate Students Get Tuition break <p> Graduate Students from 16 States Now Get In-State Tuition Rates at SD Mines, Saving Nearly $6,000 Annually SD Mines is part of an agreement that allows graduate students from 16 states to receive the in-state tuition rate starting in the Fall of 2019.&#160; SD Mines offers 14 master of science de</p>2019-08-12T13:10:00-06:002019-08-12T13:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1243Nearly 300 Graduate At Spring 2019 Commencement <p> SD Mines Graduates Nearly 300 During 2019 Spring Commencement Six students earned doctorate degrees and 53 earned master's degrees.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (July 22, 2019) — Nearly 300 students graduated from South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology during the spring 2019 commencement. &#160; </p>2019-07-22T10:30:00-06:002019-07-22T10:30:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1244Mines Signs New Air Force MOU <p> SD Mines Provides Innovative Environmental Restoration and Remediation Support to the Air Force in New Agreement Under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), SD Mines will work together with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) on broad range environmental stewardship goals at Ellsworth Air Force </p>2019-07-11T08:00:00-06:002019-07-11T08:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12452019 President&#39;s Ride to Fund Scholarships <p> University President Hosts Benefit Ride During Sturgis Rally to Help Fund Scholarships Jim Rankin, the President of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology, will host the first annual President’s Ride during the Sturgis Rally on Saturday, August 3, 2019. &#160; Jim Rankin, the Presiden</p>2019-06-26T10:30:00-06:002019-06-26T10:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1246GWIS National Conference <p> SD Mines Hosts the 2019 Graduate Women in Science National Conference The national conference of the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is planned for June 20-22, at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology in Rapid City. The&#160;Graduate Women in Science Black Hills chapter is </p>2019-06-17T10:45:00-06:002019-06-17T10:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1247STEAM Café Summer Topics <p> STEAM Café Summer Topics: from Termites to the History of Mining and Arctic Exploration The topics for the summer STEAM Café series range from a look at the Franklin Expedition of 1846 to the study of termite mounds in order to find new sustainable building materials and structures. &#160; </p>2019-06-17T09:00:00-06:002019-06-17T09:00:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1248Shattering the Ceiling <p> Shattering the Ceiling - Women Trailblazers in the Class of 1969 SD Mines saw its first large group of women graduates in 1969.&#160; The women who attended Mines in the 1960s lead amazing careers and we caught up with three of them for this article. &#160; Pioneers break molds. They challenge th</p>2019-06-06T13:15:00-06:002019-06-06T13:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12492019 spring dean&#39;s list <p> SD Mines Releases Spring Dean’s List More than 500 named to spring 2019 Dean's List.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (June 4, 2019) — More than 500 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. In order to merit a spot on the </p>2019-06-04T10:10:00-06:002019-06-04T10:10:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1250Roberts Named Interim Provost <p> SD Mines Names Lance Roberts Interim Provost Lance Roberts, professor and head of the Department of Mining Engineering and Management at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology , has been named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs.&#160; Dr. Lance Roberts RAPID CITY</p>2019-05-30T08:15:00-06:002019-05-30T08:15:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1251Esports adds four new games <p> SD Mines Esports Program Adds Four Additional Games Hardrocker Varsity Esports team adds four new games.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (May 29, 2019) — South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology ’s will add four new games to its varsity esports program beginning fall of 2019. &#160; Currently, the </p>2019-05-29T10:20:00-06:002019-05-29T10:20:00-06:00Dustin Cookuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1252Kowalski Award &amp; Napkin Art <p> The Power of Art and Math – Award-Winning Math Professor Uses Both to Inspire Award-winning math professor Travis Kowalski begins each day by drawing, demonstrating just how math and art co-mingle.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (May 21, 2019) — Travis Kowalski starts most days with a squiggle. Fo</p>2019-05-21T12:40:00-06:002019-05-21T12:40:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1253Business Management in Tech Degree Approved <p> SD Mines Adds Business Management in Technology Degree South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;adds the new degree&#160; Business Management in Technology .&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (May 14, 2019) – In response to industry’s call for graduates with both STEM and business education, South </p>2019-05-14T09:05:00-06:002019-05-14T09:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12542019 West River Math Contest <p> 69th Annual West River Math Contest Announces Results Results from the 69 th annual West River Math Contest held May 6, at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology .&#160; The team from Hill City High School took home the award for Best Team Performance, Class B, during the 69th West River Ma</p>2019-05-07T08:25:00-06:002019-05-07T08:25:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1255Logar to Receive Guy March Medal <p> Logar to Receive Guy March Medal The March Medal is awarded annually to a graduate who exemplifies the spirit of March through positive interaction with students, the institution, and Mines alumni. Antonette “Toni” Logar, Ph.D., will receive the annual Guy March Medal&#160; at the SD Mines comme</p>2019-05-02T07:55:00-06:002019-05-02T07:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1256The Science of Beer <p> The Science of Beer: SD Mines Embraces Brewing to Enhance STEM Education Students at SD Mines are delving into the science and engineering of beer brewing in a new year-long class. Justin Hoff, SD Mines Chemical Engineering major, holds a bowl of hops at the Hay Camp Brewing Company in Rapid</p>2019-04-30T08:25:00-06:002019-04-30T08:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12572019 Giant Vision Winners <p> SD Mines Students Keep Up Winning Streak at Governor’s Giant Vision Awards Business Competition First the 5th year in a row, students from South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;earn first place in the student division of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition.&#160; Mark R</p>2019-04-29T11:25:00-06:002019-04-29T11:25:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12582019 Wildfire Outlook <p> State Fire Meteorologist to Discuss 2019 Outlook Darren Clabo, Ph.D., State Fire Meteorologist and SD Mines faculty member, will present a special seminar, “2019 South Dakota Wildfire Outlook,” at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 25.&#160; &#160; &#160; This photo was taken by Josh Hoffman, Black Hills Nat</p>2019-04-24T09:25:00-06:002019-04-24T09:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12592019 Spring Order of Omega Honor Society <p> SD Mines Students Initiated into Order of Omega Honor Society Eight South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students have been initiated into the Order of Omega national Greek honor society.&#160; The Spring 2019 inductees to the Order of Omega national Greek honor society at SD Mines. &#160;</p>2019-04-23T13:35:00-06:002019-04-23T13:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1260The Math of Dragons <p> The Math of Dragons — Modeling the Environmental Impact of Game of Thrones Dragons During this year’s 35 th annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling , students around the world were asked to ponder what would really happen if the Game of Thrones, dragons were unleashed on the planet. A team from SD Mines c</p>2019-04-23T07:50:00-06:002019-04-23T07:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1261Dykhouse Gives SD Mines Commencement Address <p> Dana Dykhouse Gives SD Mines Commencement Address Dana Dykhouse, the president and chief executive officer of First PREMIER Bank, will deliver the address at the SD Mines 179 th commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Ice Arena. &#160; Dan</p>2019-04-22T09:35:00-06:002019-04-22T09:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1262Jade Herman American Indian Grad Award <p> Mines Alumna, Employee Named American Indian Graduate Center Graduate Student of the Year Jade Herman, special projects coordinator at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and alumna of the university, has been awarded the 2018 Graduate Student of the Year by the American Indian Graduate Center.&#160; </p>2019-04-18T08:35:00-06:002019-04-18T08:35:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12632019 Braun Student Inventor Award <p> TwisTech Wins Inaugural Braun Student Inventor Award with Invention that Increases Fuel Efficiency A new invention now being tested by students and faculty at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology could increase the aerodynamic properties of vehicles and improve gas mileage.&#160;&#160; &#160; </p>2019-04-16T07:45:00-06:002019-04-16T07:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1264Ralph Davis Named SD Mines VP of Research <p> Ralph Davis Named SD Mines VP of Research Ralph Davis, Ph.D., will be the next vice president of research at SD Mines. Ralph Davis, Ph.D., has been selected as the new vice president of research at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. &#160; Ralph Davis, Ph.D., has been named </p>2019-04-15T13:50:00-06:002019-04-15T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12652019 Design Fair <p> SD Mines Design Fair Showcases Cutting Edge Technology Students at&#160; South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will show off a year’s worth of technical design, research and achievements at the 2019 Senior Design Fair.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (April 12, 2019) – South Dakota School of Mines </p>2019-04-12T12:05:00-06:002019-04-12T12:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12662019sciencefairandsymposium <p> Astronaut Scheduled to Speak at Largest Science Fair in SD Mines History Astronaut Winston Scott &#160;will address participants in the High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair &#160; April 9. RAPID CITY, SD (April 5, 2019) — Astronaut Winston Scott &#160;is the keynote speaker at the Hig</p>2019-04-05T08:35:00-06:002019-04-05T08:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1267Improving EMS Response on Pine Ridge <p> Answering the Call: Improving EMS Response in One of the Most Remote Places in America On the Pine Ridge Reservation and surrounding communities there are seven fire stations to serve an area the size of Connecticut. In natural disasters such as the flooding that Oglala Lakota residents are dealing with th</p>2019-04-02T09:20:00-06:002019-04-02T09:20:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12682019SamWendteGraduatesRangerSchool <p> SD Mines Alumnus Graduates US Army Ranger School South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology alumnus 2 nd Lt. Sam Wendte graduated from the prestigious US Army Ranger School in Fort Benning, Ga ., on March 8.&#160; 2nd Lt. Sam Wendte RAPID CITY, SD (March 28, 2019) – South Dakota</p>2019-04-01T09:50:00-06:002019-04-01T09:50:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1269RedTeamWinsAllisonProgrammingcontest <p> SD Mines Programming Team Places in Top 10 in International Programming Contest; Prepares for Worlds A&#160; South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;programming team finished in the top 10 at the international Mount Allison Programming Showdown 2019 this month and is now preparing for the International Co</p>2019-03-29T07:55:00-06:002019-03-29T07:55:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1270Heather Forney Named New VP of Finance at SD Mines <p> Heather Forney Named New VP of Finance at SD Mines Heather Forney is the new Vice President of Finance &amp;amp; Administration at SD Mines. Heather Forney, the Vice President of Finance &amp;amp; Administration at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. &#160; Heather Forney is the new </p>2019-03-27T16:30:00-06:002019-03-27T16:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1271Poised to Boom <p> Poised to Boom: Capitalizing on Big Ideas at a Small University SD Mines faculty are three times more inventive than the national average. &#160; An SD Mines student works in the university’s robotics laboratory. When it comes to creating new ideas and products, faculty at the South Da</p>2019-03-26T11:35:00-06:002019-03-26T11:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12722019GoToMinesEvents <p> Prospective Students Are Invited to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Open Houses South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host hundreds of prospective students during upcoming Go To Mines events. RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 22, 2019) – South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology </p>2019-03-22T08:30:00-06:002019-03-22T08:30:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12732019CulturalExpo <p> Annual SD Mines Cultural Expo Features International Food, Entertainment During annual Cultural Expo, international student groups and community clubs share food, dance and culture.&#160; Area youth learn about a new culture during the 2018 Cultural Expo at SD Mines.&#160; RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 2</p>2019-03-21T09:45:00-06:002019-03-21T09:45:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12742019 GWIS National Conference at Mines <p> Registration is open for the 2019 Graduate Women in Science National Conference The national conference of the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is planned for June 20-22, at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology in Rapid City. The GWIS Black Hills chapter is hosting this yea</p>2019-03-18T09:25:00-06:002019-03-18T09:25:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1275Space Cowboy <p> Space Cowboy The cover story on the most recent issue of the Hardrock Magazine is about Dakotah Rusley, a Montana ranch kid who came to South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and ended up at NASA. &#160; The cover story on the most recent issue of the Hardrock Magazine is about Dak</p>2019-03-15T15:40:00-06:002019-03-15T15:40:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1276SD Mines Again Ranks as the Best College Investment in the Country <p> SD Mines Again Ranks as the Best College Investment in the Country The organization College Factual ranks South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology as the best engineering school for the money out of 302 engineering schools in the United States. The organization College Factua</p>2019-03-15T11:20:00-06:002019-03-15T11:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1277Science Fair Judges Needed <p> Science Fair Judges Needed The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is seeking judges for the 2019 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is seeking judges for the 2019 High Plains Regional Science and Engineer</p>2019-03-11T11:35:00-06:002019-03-11T11:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12782-2019EngineeringToMedSchool <p> Want to be a doctor? 10 reasons to get an engineering degree 1st From creating artificial bones with 3D printers to doing robotic surgeries, the healthcare field is changing dramatically due to booming technology. Who better to deal with this new technology than engineer doctors?&#160; Mat</p>2019-02-26T16:20:00-07:002019-02-26T16:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1279SD Mines Celebrates Engineers Week <p> SD Mines Celebrates 42nd Annual Engineers Week The 2019 Engineers Week will be celebrated at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Feb. 19-23, with &#160;free events for area students and the general public, as well as the university community. The 2019 Engineers Week will be ce</p>2019-02-13T15:55:00-07:002019-02-13T15:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1280Military Tuition Break at SD Mines <p> Active Duty Military Personnel to Receive Tuition Break at SD Mines Active duty military personnel and reserves on active duty status are eligible for a new reduced tuition program at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology . RAPID CITY, SD (Feb. 13, 2019) — Active duty military</p>2019-02-13T08:05:00-07:002019-02-13T08:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1281Fall 2018 Graduates <p> 148 Students Graduate from SD Mines Fall 2018 SD Mines graduates 148 students in fall 2018 commencement.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Feb. 15, 2019) – South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology graduated 148 students during the fall 2018 commencement ceremonies in December. Graduates received Do</p>2019-02-12T16:00:00-07:002019-02-12T16:00:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1282SD Mines Day Slated for Feb. 14 at the Capitol <p> SD Mines Day Slated for Feb. 14 at the Capitol The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology takes over the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (CDT) Thursday, Feb. 14. The event allows Mines students, faculty and staff to share their innovative work with state lawmakers and state officia</p>2019-02-11T10:45:00-07:002019-02-11T10:45:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1283Health and Wellness Fair Promotes Ecotherapy <p> SD Mines Health and Wellness Fair Promotes Tranquility Within The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host the 20th annual Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the Surbeck Center Ballroom.&#160; The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Techn</p>2019-02-08T08:00:00-07:002019-02-08T08:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1284Mines Students Sell Steel Roses for Valentine’s Day <p> Mines Students Sell Steel and 3D Printed Roses for Valentine’s Day South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Welding Club has been hard at work heating, twisting, bending and grinding steel into unique handmade steel roses, while the 3D Printing Club has been carefully creating silky filament roses – a</p>2019-02-06T13:00:00-07:002019-02-06T13:00:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1285Mines Hosts Largest Spring Career Fair Ever <p> SD Mines Hosts its Largest Spring Career Fair Ever South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host 113 employers for the annual spring Career Fair . Over 1,000 Mines students are expected to attend the 2019 Spring Career Fair.&#160; They will network with employers including 3M, Cargil</p>2019-02-04T13:10:00-07:002019-02-04T13:10:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1286Music Dept. Presents Sweetheart Dinner <p> Mines Music Department Presents a Big Band Era Event Student musicians from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will perform Big Band era music during the Sweetheart Dinner &amp;amp; Dance Feb. 15-16.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 31, 2019) – Student musicians from the South Dakota Sc</p>2019-01-31T09:20:00-07:002019-01-31T09:20:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1287SD Mines Recognized with Aviation Industry Award <p> SD Mines Recognized with Aviation Industry Award Aviation Week has given South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology , the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base and Moog Inc. a Laureate Award for pioneering the use of cold spray technology in aircraft repair and maintenance. In March the three </p>2019-01-25T09:40:00-07:002019-01-25T09:40:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1288Craig Tieszen Memorial Scholarship Established at Mines <p> Craig Tieszen Memorial Scholarship Established at Mines The Craig Tieszen Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology alumnus.&#160;&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 24, 2019) –&#160;The Craig Tieszen Memorial Scholarship has been establ</p>2019-01-24T12:55:00-07:002019-01-24T12:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12891-22-2019Rankings <p> SD Mines Ranks Among Top Universities for STEM Ed South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology continuously ranks among the top universities in the nation. RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 22, 2019) – South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology continuously ranks among the top universities in </p>2019-01-22T16:55:00-07:002019-01-22T16:55:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1290Museum of Geology Invites Public to Bring in Rocks, Minerals or Fossils for Identification <p> Museum of Geology Invites Public to Bring in Rocks, Minerals or Fossils for Identification Members of the public are invited to bring their backyard fossil or rock finds to the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Museum of Geology on Saturday, Jan. 26,for the annual Rock and Fossil ID Day . </p>2019-01-22T14:45:00-07:002019-01-22T14:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=12912019MLKDayofService <p> SD Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday Student groups from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. RAPID CITY, S.D. (Jan. 17, 2019) – For the ninth year in a row, student groups from </p>2019-01-17T08:20:00-07:002019-01-17T08:20:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1292SD Mines APEX Gallery Presents: Relevance at the End of Everything <p> SD Mines APEX Gallery Presents: Relevance at the End of Everything New Works by Kyle Novak The APEX Gallery at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology presents an exhibit titled “Relevance at the End of Everything” featuring new works by artist Kyle Novak. The APEX Gallery </p>2019-01-16T13:15:00-07:002019-01-16T13:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1293SD Mines, SDPB and Hay Camp Brewing Company Present STEAM Café <p> SD Mines, SDPB and Hay Camp Brewing Company Present STEAM Café South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology continues its partnership &#160;with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and Hay Camp Brewing Company to present four new STEAM Café talks during spring 2019 STEAM Café, an acronym for </p>2019-01-14T10:50:00-07:002019-01-14T10:50:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1294Fall2018Deanslist <p> 633 Students Named To Fall 2018 Dean’s List In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 10, 2019) – For the fall 2018 semester, 633 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students w</p>2019-01-09T11:00:00-07:002019-01-09T11:00:00-07:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1295Nostalgia Night Film Series at Elks Theatre Kicks Off in January <p> Nostalgia Night Film Series at Elks Theatre Kicks Off in January The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology , Friends of the Devereaux Library and the Elks Theatre will host the 25th annual Nostalgia Night Film Series: “Picture Perfect,” Jan. 13 to March 17. The South Dakota Scho</p>2018-12-14T11:35:00-07:002018-12-14T11:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1296SD Mines Offers New Biomedical Engineering Degree <p> SD Mines Offers New Biomedical Engineering Degree South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is partnering with the University of South Dakota to offer a collaborative undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering. The new undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at SD Mines is&#160;</p>2018-12-12T17:00:00-07:002018-12-12T17:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1297SD Mines holds 178th commencement Dec. 15 <p> SD Mines holds 178th commencement Dec. 15 The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will hold its 178 th commencement at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Theatre.&#160; The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will hold its 178 th commencement at </p>2018-12-12T08:20:00-07:002018-12-12T08:20:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1298US Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to Speak at Mines Commencement <p> US Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to Speak at Mines Commencement Dr. Heather Wilson, Secretary of the United States Air Force and past president of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology , will speak at the university’s fall commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Rushmo</p>2018-12-10T16:25:00-07:002018-12-10T16:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1299Legion Lake Fire One Year Later -- New Tools Could Help Firefighters Better Prepare <p> Legion Lake Fire One Year Later -- New Tools Could Help Firefighters Better Prepare Researchers at SD Miners are working with NASA and NOAA officials to use satellite technology to give fire managers a heads up when the fuels are abnormally dry.&#160;&#160; The team is creating the Fire Risk Estimation tool (FiRE) 2</p>2018-12-10T08:10:00-07:002018-12-10T08:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1300Mines Team Wins “Shark Tank” Style Competition with Vortex Generator to Improve Fuel Efficiency <p> Mines Team Wins “Shark Tank” Style Competition with Vortex Generator to Improve Fuel Efficiency The fifth annual CEO Business Plan Competition at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology wrapped up in early December with new winners who took home more than $10,000 in total prize money that can be</p>2018-12-07T10:05:00-07:002018-12-07T10:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1301Out-of-State Students Pay In-State Tuition Under New Program <p> Out-of-State Students Pay In-State Tuition Under New Program Beginning the summer of 2019, new freshmen and new transfer students from North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado will pay in-state tuition to attend South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Founded in 18</p>2018-12-06T10:05:00-07:002018-12-06T10:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1302Student LEGO Robots to Compete at East Middle School <p> Student LEGO Robots to Compete at East Middle School South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is teaming with East Middle School to host the 2018 FIRST LEGO League Rapid City Qualifier from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, at East Middle School. FIRST LEGO League &#160;is an educat</p>2018-12-05T09:40:00-07:002018-12-05T09:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1303SD Mines Students Initiated into Order of Omega Honor Society <p> SD Mines Students Initiated into Order of Omega Honor Society Seven South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students have been initiated into the Order of Omega national Greek honor society.&#160; The Fall 2018 inductees to the Order of Omega national Greek honor society at SD Mines are </p>2018-12-04T17:40:00-07:002018-12-04T17:40:00-07:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1304USAREC Brigade Commander to Speak at Mines <p> USAREC Brigade Commander to Speak at Mines The Department of Military Science at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host special guest speaker Colonel Eric Lopez from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 04, 2018, in Classroom Building, Room 204 on the Mines Campus ( map here ). &#160; </p>2018-12-01T05:35:00-07:002018-12-01T05:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=130511-27-18-Parade-of_trees <p> ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Theme at Annual Holiday Parade of Trees at SD Mines Community members are invited to vote on their favorite trees at the annual holiday Parade of Trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 28-30, in the Surbeck Center at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Techn</p>2018-11-27T15:05:00-07:002018-11-27T15:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=130611-19-2018-CAT-Grant-Scholrships <p> Mining Class Offered to Caterpillar Funds 11 Multi-Year SD Mines Scholarships A unique program at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology that provides Caterpillar employees with professional training enabled the Mining Engineering Department to offer scholarships this academic year through the Ca</p>2018-11-19T11:05:00-07:002018-11-19T11:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=130711-16-18-ICPC-Regionals <p> SD Mines Qualifies for 2019 ICPC World Finals in Porto, Portugal A student team of coders from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology took first place in the regional competition of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), which qualifies SD Mines for the world finals scheduled f</p>2018-11-16T08:00:00-07:002018-11-16T08:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=130811-15-2018-Diwali <p> Diwali Night 2018 Features Fireworks, Dancing, Taste of India The India Club of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology invites the public to celebrate Diwali 2018, featuring cultural foods, entertainment, and a firework show. &#160; The India Club at SD Mines aims to increase awar</p>2018-11-15T10:15:00-07:002018-11-15T10:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=130911-14-18-Winter_concerts <p> SD Mines Hosts Annual Winter Concerts The community is invited to four winter music concerts performed at the SD Mines Music Center and the Cathedral by students in the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology music program. The Cathedral is a wonderful space to celebrate the s</p>2018-11-14T08:50:00-07:002018-11-14T08:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131011-09-2018-YouAreWelcome <p> APEX Gallery Show: You Are Welcome Participatory Art at a Science and Engineering School The public is invited to the new interactive art show, “You Are Welcome,” &#160;at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s APEX Gallery. Engineering, science, and art are not mutually exclusive.</p>2018-11-09T12:15:00-07:002018-11-09T12:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13112018GrubbyGames <p> First Ever GG Con Esports Tournament Raises Money For CMN SD Mines h olds its first ever Grubby Games Convention (GG Con) Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4, to raise funds for Regional Health’s Children’s Miracle Network. The event also features the state League of Legends Championship. &#160; </p>2018-11-02T09:55:00-06:002018-11-02T09:55:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131211-2-2018-Adams_Museum_Exhibit <p> Mines Students Help Build Plesiosaur Display for New Exhibit at Deadwood’s Adams Museum A team of graduate students from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology have installed a new 360-degree plesiosaur display in Deadwood’s Adams Museum . SD Mines graduate students Julie Drie</p>2018-11-02T08:20:00-06:002018-11-02T08:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1313SD Mines Names New Interim Head of Mathematics <p> SD Mines Names New Interim Head of Mathematics South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has named mathematics and computer science professor Travis Kowalski, Ph.D., the new interim head of the Department of Mathematics. &#160; Travis Kowalski, Ph.D., the new interim head of the Departme</p>2018-11-02T08:05:00-06:002018-11-02T08:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131410reasonsengineer <p> Engineers change the world! And that’s just one reason to be one 10 reasons to consider a career in engineering. Even Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper dreams of being an engineer! Ok, so locomotive engineer isn’t exactly the type of engineer we’re talking about here, but it’s safe to s</p>2018-10-26T09:15:00-06:002018-10-26T09:15:00-06:00Chezka Gaddiuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131510-24-2018-Veteran-Ranking <p> SD Mines Ranks Among Best Universities for Veterans Military Times ranks the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology among the best schools in the country for veterans. SD Mines students and veterans on top of M Hill in Rapid City during the annual university homecoming festivities.</p>2018-10-24T12:45:00-06:002018-10-24T12:45:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131610-22-2018-Energy Conference <p> New Horizons Energy Conference Explores Oil, Gas and Geothermal Potential The Energy Resources Initiative at the&#160; South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology hosts the New Horizons Energy Conference, Oct. 25-26, 2018.&#160; The Energy Resources Initiative at the&#160; South Dakota Sch</p>2018-10-22T10:50:00-06:002018-10-22T10:50:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131710-22-2018_Digital_Mapping_Conference <p> Digital Mappers Invite Public to Learn the Craft Maps are everywhere: your phone, your car, your local government web pages and more. The Black Hills Digital Mapping Association Conference &#160;supports the professionals who make it all happen behind the scenes. This image shows the SD Mines cam</p>2018-10-22T09:50:00-06:002018-10-22T09:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131810152018FrankensteinSTEAM <p> SD Mines Professor Leads Month of Frankenstein Festivities On the 200 th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel “Frankenstein,” South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is celebrating the famous monster with presentations, book discussions and more.&#160; At 6 p.m. Tues</p>2018-10-16T15:35:00-06:002018-10-16T15:35:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=131910-10-2018-AirportGreenRoofs <p> Green Tops: Airport Features New High-Tech Green Roof Visitors to the Rapid City Regional Airport can now take-in a new green roof project as part of their experience. The rooftop deck that extends over part of the main terminal includes a green roof project recently installed by South Dakota School of Min</p>2018-10-10T14:05:00-06:002018-10-10T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=132010-12-2018MarimbaConcert <p> Students Design, Create Marimba for October Concert The SD Mines&#160; Music Department &#160;presents “Fantasy and Fright,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, a concert that will feature a&#160; student-designed and created marimba.&#160; SD Mines chemical engineering student Hannah Dudak playing a marimba she and </p>2018-10-04T09:20:00-06:002018-10-04T09:20:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=132110-3-2018-CompSci-Eng-Dept <p> SD Mines Creates a Computer Science and Engineering Department South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will reorganize two existing departments to create a new Computer Science and Engineering Department. &#160; “This is an exciting development for Mines which will allow us to increase</p>2018-10-03T14:55:00-06:002018-10-03T14:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=132210-2-2018-ProtoDUNE <p> Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment Passes Milestone on Path to Black Hills Researchers in the Department of Physics at SD Mines are playing an integral role in both ProtoDUNE and DUNE. &#160; Inside the first ProtoDUNE detector, before it was filled with liquid argon. Photo: CERN &#160; </p>2018-10-02T08:40:00-06:002018-10-02T08:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13232018NightintheCold <p> SD Mines Students Host “Night in the Cold” to Help Local Homeless Shelter Students with the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at SD Mines invite the public to a “Night in the Cold” event from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, to raise money for the Cornerstone Rescue Mission and raise awareness of homeless iss</p>2018-10-01T09:50:00-06:002018-10-01T09:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1324RankinInauguration <p> Public Invited to Inauguration of SD Mines President Jim Rankin, Ph.D. will be inaugurated as the 19 th president of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;Thursday, Oct. 4.&#160;&#160; Jim Rankin, Ph.D. will be inaugurated as the 19 th president of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp</p>2018-09-28T09:45:00-06:002018-09-28T09:45:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13252018PumpkinChuckin <p> Annual Pumpkin Chuckin Competition Adds 2nd Show Budding scientists and engineers from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and area high schools will put their skills to the test during two public displays of ingenuity at the annual Pumpkin Chuckin contest Saturday, Sept. 29. &#160; </p>2018-09-26T13:05:00-06:002018-09-26T13:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1326Career_fair-fall2018 <p> 152 Employers Attend Mines Largest Career Fair Ever South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology&#39;s Fall Career Fair included a record 152 employers. SD Mines students are in high demand.&#160; Mines graduates enjoy a 97 percent job placement rate and an average starting salary of about $61,300.&#160; &#160; </p>2018-09-25T16:30:00-06:002018-09-25T16:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13272018Enrollmentrelease <p> Enrollment Drop at SD Mines Shows Continued Need for Competitive Scholarship Funding South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology saw a drop in enrollment of about 4.5 percent for the fall of 2018, according to new data from the South Dakota Board of Regents .&#160; &#160; &#160; RAPID CITY, SD</p>2018-09-25T16:05:00-06:002018-09-25T16:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13289-25-2018STEMinistNight <p> SD Mines WiSE Program Invites Girls to STEMinist Night The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Women in Science &amp;amp; Engineering (WiSE) program invites girls in grades three through eight to explore science, meet female scientists and enjoy an SD Mines volleyball game during STEMinist Night on</p>2018-09-25T11:20:00-06:002018-09-25T11:20:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=132909-19-2018-MuseumDay <p> Mines Celebrates Museum Day with Paleontology Lab Open House South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Museum of Geology is celebrating Museum Day with behind-the-scenes tours of the Paleontological Research Laboratory (PRL) and events for all ages. &#160; South Dakota School of M</p>2018-09-20T04:40:00-06:002018-09-20T04:40:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13302018-19-09-GoT0Mines <p> Hundreds of Prospective Students Stream to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Events High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 20, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students. SD Min</p>2018-09-19T12:40:00-06:002018-09-19T12:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=133109-13-2018-GoToMines_Release <p> Hundreds of Prospective Students Stream to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Events SD Mines will host hundreds of prospective students during two upcoming Go To Mines events. &#160; High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 20, to </p>2018-09-17T20:50:00-06:002018-09-17T20:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=133209-14-2018-PEEC-posrer session <p> OLC and SD Mines Students Showcase Research Projects Students involved in the Pre-Engineering Educational Collaborative (PEEC) will present scientific research they completed during the past year at a special poster session from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Oglala Lakota College, He Sapa Center, a</p>2018-09-16T07:10:00-06:002018-09-16T07:10:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=133309-04-2018-ROTCTalk-advisory <p> Mines Alumnus and Vietnam Veteran to Speak on Campus The Department of Military Science at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host special guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Art Anderson from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 18, in Classroom Building, Room 117 on the Mines Campus (map he</p>2018-09-15T09:05:00-06:002018-09-15T09:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13342018ConstitutionDay <p> Mines Vice President of Research Presents Constitution Day Talk In honor of 2018 Constitution Day, South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Vice President for Research , Jan Puszynski , Ph.D., will return to share the story of his family’s immigration from Poland to the United States following th</p>2018-09-13T15:05:00-06:002018-09-13T15:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=133509-17-2018-STEAM_Cafe <p> SD Mines, SDPB and Hay Camp Brewing Company Present STEAM Café South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology continues its partnership &#160;with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and Hay Camp Brewing Company to host the STEAM Café, a series of free informal talks by SD Mines faculty and staff on topics ran</p>2018-09-13T14:10:00-06:002018-09-13T14:10:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1336Mines Welcomes Nucor to Campus <p> Mines Welcomes Nucor to Campus South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology welcomes Nucor Corporation the largest producer of steel and the largest recycler in the United States for a week of events on campus.&#160; Robert Seivert is one of many SD Mines graduates now employed by Nucor. </p>2018-09-11T15:45:00-06:002018-09-11T15:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1337HurricaneFlorenceRegionalImpact <p> SD Mines Faculty Discuss Regional Impact of Hurricane Florence South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s &#160; Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences program will present a special weather discussion regarding Hurricane Florence from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Classroom Building, Ro</p>2018-09-11T14:05:00-06:002018-09-11T14:05:00-06:00Dustin Cookuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1338Three Schools Win Ford Grant to Build Greenhouse and Cultural Center at Oglala Lakota College <p> Three Schools Win Ford Grant to Build Greenhouse and Cultural Center at Oglala Lakota College Oglala Lakota College , Purdue University and South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology have been awarded a grant from the Ford College Community Challenge (Ford C3) to design and build a multipurpose lea</p>2018-09-11T10:30:00-06:002018-09-11T10:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13392018-09-07-Illicit_Economy-NSF-Funding <p> Two New Research Grants Help SD Mines Target the Illicit Economy Researchers at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are helping uncover and stop underground criminal networks that illegally traffic in everything from electronics and drugs to organs and weapons. This image is a c</p>2018-09-07T10:40:00-06:002018-09-07T10:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13402018RockerDaysSchedule <p> Mines Celebrates Homecoming with Rocker Days Events Rocker Days (M-Week) at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is set for Sept. 8-16, with a wide range of activities planned for students, alumni and the community.&#160; &#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Sept. 5, 2018) – Rocker Days (M-</p>2018-09-06T07:55:00-06:002018-09-06T07:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13419-2018BusinessPlanContest <p> Business Plan Competition at SD Mines Open to Enterprising High School Students, Other Colleges Entrepreneurial-minded students from high schools and colleges throughout the region are encouraged to enter a “Shark Tank”-like student business plan competition sponsored by local and state partners and hosted by</p>2018-09-04T13:30:00-06:002018-09-04T13:30:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=134208-29-2018-Wharton_5K <p> SD Mines Hosts 8th Annual Homecoming Week Run in Honor of the late President Wharton South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (CAMP) program will hold the 8th annual Wharton Challenge 5k run on Saturday, Sept. 15. Ea</p>2018-08-29T16:50:00-06:002018-08-29T16:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13438-28-2018-First Civil PhD <p> First Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Mines Focuses on Clean Energy Research Namita Shrestha is the first graduate of a new Ph.D. program in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology . Her work involves harnessing clean energy for widespread us</p>2018-08-28T10:55:00-06:002018-08-28T10:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1344SD Mines Researcher Receives $2.2 Million DOE Grant to Turn Biorefinery Waste into Valuable Products <p> SD Mines Researcher Receives $2.2 Million DOE Grant to Turn Biorefinery Waste into Valuable Products SD Mines has received a $2.16 million grant from the Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office to research and demonstrate cost-effective ways to turn waste from biorefineries, such as ethanol </p>2018-08-23T14:40:00-06:002018-08-23T14:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=134508-13-2018-Nano-MS <p> New Master of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Degree Offered at SD Mines The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a new master’s degree in nanoscience and nanoengineering at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. &#160; SD Mines students involved in nanoscience and nanoeng</p>2018-08-13T08:40:00-06:002018-08-13T08:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13462018-08-09-Esports_Certificate <p> SD Mines Offers New Certificate in Esports The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a new esports certificate program at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology . This new curriculum goes hand-in-hand with SD Mines’ esports varsity program that includes the university’s League of Legend</p>2018-08-09T11:05:00-06:002018-08-09T11:05:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=134708-06-18-Freshmen Day of Service release <p> Mines Freshmen Give Back to Community on Day of Service More than 350 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology freshmen will take part in this year’s Freshmen Day of Service Sunday, Aug. 19, heading to neighborhoods and service organizations to clean, restore and assist with projects. </p>2018-08-06T08:35:00-06:002018-08-06T08:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1348Mines Graduates Earn 97 Percent Placement and Average Starting Salaries above $61,300 <p> Mines Graduates Earn 97 Percent Placement and Average Starting Salaries above $61,300 New job placement figures for the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology show 97 percent of 2016-17 graduates have secured employment in their career field or are pursuing graduate degrees. Recent </p>2018-07-24T15:30:00-06:002018-07-24T15:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13496-2018Top10adventuresinBH <p> Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in the Black Hills &amp;amp; Badlands South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is not only a fantastic science, technology, engineering and math school, it also happens to be just minutes from the beautiful Black Hills and Badlands National Park.&#160; South </p>2018-06-27T08:25:00-06:002018-06-27T08:25:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1350GenCyber Camp for High School Girls at SD Mines Inspires the Next Generation of U.S. Cyber Security (1) <p> GenCyber Camp for High School Girls at SD Mines Inspires the Next Generation of U.S. Cyber Security Experts An all-girl cybersecurity summer camp at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is free to accepted participants, thanks to a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber program</p>2018-06-26T08:30:00-06:002018-06-26T08:30:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1351Sawyer Receives Dick Kitchen Award and SDACCC Lifetime Membership for Two Decades of Service to the School of Mines <p> Sawyer Receives Dick Kitchen Award and SDACCC Lifetime Membership for Two Decades of Service to the School of Mines &#160; Darrell Sawyer , Ed.D., Assistant Vice President for Student Development at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology , has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Dick Kitchen Awa</p>2018-06-18T08:00:00-06:002018-06-18T08:00:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=135262018-EncouragegirlsSTEM <p> 10 ways to encourage your daughter to become an engineer or scientist Despite a nationwide push to encourage more women to enter the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, there remains a lag.&#160; Children build spatial learning, an important skill in engineering fields, fro</p>2018-06-14T07:45:00-06:002018-06-14T07:45:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1353Alien Life: You&#39;ll Never See Them Coming SD Mines Physics Lecturer to Speak at Denver Comic-Con <p> Alien Life: You&#39;ll Never See Them Coming SD Mines Physics Lecturer to Speak at Denver Comic-Con South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology physics lecturer Michael Dowding will speak at the 2018 Denver Comic Con on the topic of alien life. Michael Dowding (center), shown here at the</p>2018-06-11T15:50:00-06:002018-06-11T15:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1354SD Mines Students Promote Concert “Neon Trees” September 8 at Start of Homecoming Week <p> SD Mines Students Promote Concert “Neon Trees” September 8 at Start of Homecoming Week The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology concert committee “e 135 Entertainment” is proud to present “Helluva Night,” at 7 p.m. on September 8, 2018 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center .&#160; The c</p>2018-06-07T09:45:00-06:002018-06-07T09:45:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1355SD Mines Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship <p> SD Mines Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship SD Mines engineering student Aimee Allcock is one of 75 Americans selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals. Aimee Allcock, a junior civil and environmental engineering </p>2018-05-29T11:20:00-06:002018-05-29T11:20:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13568-1-2018WhatisIE <p> What Is An Industrial Engineer &amp;amp; Why You Should Be One Industrial engineers are sometimes called the engineer’s engineer.&#160; In 2017, SD Mines industrial engineering major Jena Welbig, pictured right, worked as a Safety Intern at Solvay Chemicals in Green River, Wyo. Jena was mentored on her </p>2018-05-28T12:10:00-06:002018-05-28T12:10:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13572018 Spring Dean&#39;s List <p> Nearly 600 Students Named to Spring SD Mines Dean’s List SD Mines releases 2018 spring Dean's List.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (May 24, 2018) – Nearly 600 South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. In order to merit a spot </p>2018-05-24T09:10:00-06:002018-05-24T09:10:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1358Alumni Bestows Largest Gift in School History for Alumni Conference Center on Mines Campus <p> Alumni Bestows Largest Gift in School History for Alumni Conference Center on Mines Campus The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has received a $3 million donation, the largest gift in school history, from Larry and Linda Pearson for an Alumni and Conference Center to be built adjacent to the ca</p>2018-05-16T09:25:00-06:002018-05-16T09:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1359SD Mines Butterfield Cup Winners Build Software That Manages Stock Market Trades &amp; Yields Profit <p> SD Mines Butterfield Cup Winners Build Software That Manages Stock Market Trades &amp;amp; Yields Profit A team of South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students have won the annual Butterfield Cup. This year’s contest challenged students to write software that performs technical analysis of publicly tra</p>2018-05-14T08:05:00-06:002018-05-14T08:05:00-06:00Dustin Cookuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13605-8-2018Moonrockerscompete <p> SD Mines Moonrockers Team to Compete in NASA Competition The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Moonrockers team will compete in the 2018 NASA Robotic Mining Competition May 14-18, at the Kennedy Space Center.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (May 8, 2018) – The South Dakota School o</p>2018-05-08T08:10:00-06:002018-05-08T08:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1361SD Mines Ranks Among Top Universities for STEM Education Programs from High School to Graduate Students <p> SD Mines Ranks Among Top Universities for STEM Education Programs from High School to Graduate Students Three organizations have recently ranked the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology among the best schools in the state and nation. Three organizations have recently ranked the Sout</p>2018-05-07T10:35:00-06:002018-05-07T10:35:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1362SD Mines Spring Commencement and ROTC Commissioning May 5 <p> SD Mines Spring Commencement and ROTC Commissioning May 5 Almost 400&#160;students will receive their Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology ’s commencement ceremony beginning at&#160;9 a.m.&#160;Saturday, May 5, in the </p>2018-05-03T08:05:00-06:002018-05-03T08:05:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13632018VEXRoboticsWorldComp <p> SD Mines VEX U Robotics Team Places 12th in World The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology VEX U Robotics team placed 12 th in the world during the 2018 VEX U Robotics World Championship April 26-28, in Louisville, Ky. &#160;&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (April 30, 2018) – The South Dak</p>2018-04-30T16:05:00-06:002018-04-30T16:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1364Sen Rounds Spring2018 Commencement <p> U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds to Give SD Mines Commencement Address U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds will deliver the address at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology 177 th commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center ice arena.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Apri</p>2018-04-30T09:25:00-06:002018-04-30T09:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1365Mines Students Fuel Up for Finals with Late-Night Study Breakfast(2) <p> Mines Students Fuel Up for Finals with Late-Night Study Breakfast The traditional finals-week late-night study breakfast will be served to hundreds of students at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology from 9-10:30 p.m. Sunday, April. 29, in the Surbeck Dining Hall. At a typi</p>2018-04-26T13:30:00-06:002018-04-26T13:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1366State Fire Meteorologist to Discuss 2018 Outlook on Friday <p> State Fire Meteorologist to Discuss 2018 Outlook on Friday Darren Clabo, Ph.D., State Fire Meteorologist and South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology faculty member, will present a special seminar, “2018 South Dakota Wildfire Outlook,” at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 27 at in room 222 of the Mineral Ind</p>2018-04-25T12:15:00-06:002018-04-25T12:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1367SD Mines Associate Professor and VRC Metal Systems Co-Founder Named Entrepreneur of the Year <p> SD Mines Associate Professor and VRC Metal Systems Co-Founder Named Entrepreneur of the Year South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology associate professor Christian Widener, Ph.D., was awarded Entrepreneur of Year at the 2018 South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) annual conferenc</p>2018-04-23T09:30:00-06:002018-04-23T09:30:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1368Extreme CAMPing Comes to Main Street Square April 21 with Formula, Baja Car Drag Races and Drone Demos <p> Extreme CAMPing Comes to Main Street Square April 21 with Formula, Baja Car Drag Races and Drone Demos The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host Extreme CAMPing, a day of demos, drones, formula racing, Baja off-roading and more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Main Street Squar</p>2018-04-18T08:30:00-06:002018-04-18T08:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13694172018CowboyParty <p> SD Mines Fraternity Adds Rodeo to 39th Cowboy Party Benefitting Local Nonprofits For 38 years, the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology fraternity Delta Sigma Phi has sponsored its annual Cowboy Party to benefit local nonprofits. This year, the fraternity has expanded the event to include a rodeo</p>2018-04-17T09:40:00-06:002018-04-17T09:40:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1370SD Mines Student Teams Take First, Second in Governor’s Giant Vision Business Plan Competition <p> SD Mines Student Teams Take First, Second in Governor’s Giant Vision Business Plan Competition &#160; For the fourth year in a row, a South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology student earned top honor in the student division of the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition held in Sioux Falls. </p>2018-04-12T21:30:00-06:002018-04-12T21:30:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1371SD Mines Design Fair Showcases Cutting Edge Technology, Research, and Innovation <p> SD Mines Design Fair Showcases Cutting Edge Technology, Research, and Innovation SD Mines senior computer science major Savoy Schuler operates a virtual computer that is part of an augmented reality system that allows him to move 3-D images around a classroom. He is one member of a project that is focusing on</p>2018-04-12T13:50:00-06:002018-04-12T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1372ACT Test at SD Mines Rescheduled to April 28 <p> ACT Test at SD Mines Rescheduled to April 28 The April 14 th administration of the ACT scheduled to be given at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has been rescheduled to April 28 th due to the impending winter storm. The April 14 th administration of the ACT scheduled to be</p>2018-04-12T10:20:00-06:002018-04-12T10:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1373STEAM Cafe informational talks <p> SD Mines Partners with SDPB, Local Brewery for STEAM Café South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has partnered with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and Hay Camp Brewing Company to host the STEAM Café, a series of free informal talks by SD Mines faculty and staff on topics ranging from cutting e</p>2018-04-11T16:45:00-06:002018-04-11T16:45:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=137410th Annual Nano Expo at SD Mines Highlights Tiny Technology <p> 10th Annual Nano Expo at SD Mines Highlights Tiny Technology The public is invited to the 2018 Nano Expo at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology to learn how cutting-edge nanotechnologies can change the future. &#160; The 10th annual Nano Expo, which will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday</p>2018-04-11T09:55:00-06:002018-04-11T09:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13752018 Spring Music Concerts <p> SD Mines Hosts First Ever Battle of the Bands The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Music Department will host three spring concerts April 20, 23 and 27, in the Music Center .&#160; RAPID CITY, S.D. (April 9, 2018) – The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Music D</p>2018-04-09T15:05:00-06:002018-04-09T15:05:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13762018 ASCE Conference Results <p> SD Mines takes 1st in Rocky Mt. Regional Conference, Steel Bridge Team Headed to Nationals South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology took overall first place at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference , held April 5-7, in Rapid City.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (April 9, 2018) – South </p>2018-04-09T12:25:00-06:002018-04-09T12:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1377SD Mines Congratulates Science and Engineering Fair Winners <p> SD Mines Congratulates Science and Engineering Fair Winners The 2018 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair included 550 registered students from around the Black Hills region.The full results for the 2018 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair can be found here. El</p>2018-04-09T09:25:00-06:002018-04-09T09:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1378SD Mines Offers Free 3-D Printing Camps for Youth <p> SD Mines Offers Free 3-D Printing Camps for Youth The Department of Mechanical Engineering &#160;at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is offering two free 3-D printing camps as part of the “Fab Labs” workshops sponsored by Halliburton. Cory Mohill-Smith, a mechanical engin</p>2018-04-06T13:50:00-06:002018-04-06T13:50:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1379SD Mines Programming Team Takes on World’s Best in China <p> SD Mines Programing Team Takes on World’s Best in China A student team of computer programmers from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will compete at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) , in Beijing, China, April 15-20, 2018. &#160; Mines students on the </p>2018-04-05T09:30:00-06:002018-04-05T09:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1380Wheelchair Test Track Completed <p> Mines Students Partner in Development of Wheelchair Test Track Free Wheelchair Mission, a world leader in mobility solutions for people with disabilities in developing countries, announced the completion of its groundbreaking wheelchair test track thanks to a partnership with students at South Dakota School o</p>2018-04-03T17:45:00-06:002018-04-03T17:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1381Mines Annual Cultural Expo to Feature International Food, Entertainment(1) <p> Mines Annual Cultural Expo to Feature International Food, Entertainment International students from South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and a variety of community groups will celebrate their cultural diversity with food, entertainment and displays during the annual SD Mines Cultural Expo . &#160; </p>2018-04-02T13:45:00-06:002018-04-02T13:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13822018 Concrete Canoe Races and Steel Bridge Competition <p> Mines and American Society of Civil Engineers Host Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Competition in Rapid City The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers will host the 2018 Rocky Mountain Regional Conference – featuring the popular </p>2018-03-29T13:55:00-06:002018-03-29T13:55:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1383Science &amp; Engineering Fair held at SD Mines April 4 <p> Award Winning High Plains Regional Science &amp;amp; Engineering Fair at SD Mines South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host the 63 rd annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair Wednesday, April 4, on the SD Mines campus in the King Center ( campus map ).&#160; Last year’s event was </p>2018-03-28T13:25:00-06:002018-03-28T13:25:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=13842018 Student Research Symposium <p> Symposium Showcases Student Research at SD Mines Students from South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will present their research at the 9th annual Student Research Symposium Tuesday, April 3, in the Surbeck Center .&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (March 28, 2018) – Students from South</p>2018-03-28T08:50:00-06:002018-03-28T08:50:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1385NSA Funds Summer Camp for Girls at SD Mines to Train the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts <p> NSA Funds Summer Camp for Girls at SD Mines to Train the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is hosting a free girls GenCyber security camp this summer . The program is funded by the National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber Program , which pays tuition and</p>2018-03-27T17:00:00-06:002018-03-27T17:00:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1386SD Mines Apex Gallery Interactive Show “Without Land” Explores the Edge of Nature <p> SD Mines Apex Gallery Interactive Show “Without Land” Explores the Edge of Nature The Apex Gallery opens a new exhibition at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology which encourages students and the public to explore the point where they believe nature begins and civilization fades. &#160; </p>2018-03-25T08:30:00-06:002018-03-25T08:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1387Unearth the Mysteries of History at the Dinosaur Eggstravaganza <p> Unearth the Mysteries of History at the Dinosaur Eggstravaganza The Dinosaur Eggstravaganza&#160;from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Museum of Geology features hands-on activities about dinosaurs and their environment plus rocks and minerals. &#160; The “Dinosaur Eggstravaganza” from 1-5 p.</p>2018-03-23T07:30:00-06:002018-03-23T07:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1388Hundreds of Prospective Students Stream to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Open House March 24, June 15 and July 21 <p> Hundreds of Prospective Students Stream to SD Mines for ‘Go To Mines’ Open House March 24, June 15 and July 21 High school students and their families are invited to SD Mines on March 24, June 15 and July 21, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students du</p>2018-03-21T09:40:00-06:002018-03-21T09:40:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1389SD Mines Mining and Mucking Team to Compete in England <p> SD Mines Mining and Mucking Team to Compete in England The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Mining and Mucking Team will compete in the International Collegiate Mining Games March 29–April 1, in Cornwall, England. SD Mines Mining and Mucking Team members pictured at a </p>2018-03-17T10:20:00-06:002018-03-17T10:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=139003152018ME Dept nationalranking <p> Mines Mechanical Engineering Department Ranked in Top 10 Nationwide The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology department of Mechanical Engineering has been ranked sixth in the nation by Schools.com. RAPID CITY, SD (March 15, 2018) – The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp;</p>2018-03-15T14:15:00-06:002018-03-15T14:15:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1391Registration Opens for 3rd Annual STEMinist Star Glow Run to Benefit YFS Girls Inc. of Rapid City <p> Registration Opens for 3rd Annual STEMinist Star Glow Run to Benefit YFS Girls Inc. of Rapid City The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Women in Science &amp;amp; Engineering (WiSE) and Alpha Omega Epsilon sorority will host the third annual STEMinist Star 3K Glow Fun Run/Walk on Friday, April </p>2018-03-15T09:50:00-06:002018-03-15T09:50:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1392SD Mines Celebrates Math with Pi Day Events March 14 <p> SD Mines Celebrates Math with Pi Day Events March 14 The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Society of Physics Students will host a Pi Day fundraiser at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the Electrical Engineering and Physics Building room 252 ( campus map ). The pie eating co</p>2018-03-13T01:10:00-06:002018-03-13T01:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1393Judges Needed for 2018 Science &amp; Engineering Fair at SD Mines <p> Judges Needed for Science &amp;amp; Engineering Fair at SD Mines The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is seeking judges for the 2018 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair. &#160; Tom Durkin with the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium shakes hands with Elsie DuBray from Ti</p>2018-03-12T01:10:00-06:002018-03-12T01:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1394Authier Scholarship Established <p> Benjamin Authier Memorial Scholarship Established The Benjamin Authier Memorial Scholarship has been established in memory of Benjamin Authier, a senior chemical engineering student at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (March 9, 2018) –&#160; The Benjamin Authie</p>2018-03-08T10:45:00-07:002018-03-08T10:45:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1395STEM Careers in Focus at Conference for 760 Middle School Girls <p> STEM Careers in Focus at Conference for 760 Middle School Girls An estimated 760 middle school girls will converge on the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology campus Tuesday, March 6, for the annual Women in Science Conference. The day-long Women in Science Conference is des</p>2018-03-01T16:20:00-07:002018-03-01T16:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1396SD Mines Day Slated for March 1 at the Capitol <p> SD Mines Day Slated for March 1 at the Capitol SD Mines takes over the capitol rotunda in Pierre from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday, March 1. The event allows Mines students, faculty and staff to share their innovative work with state lawmakers and state officials. &#160; SD Mines students using li</p>2018-02-28T10:05:00-07:002018-02-28T10:05:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1397Registration Open for March 17 Annual 5K Dublin Dash <p> Registration Open for March 17 Annual 5K Dublin Dash The 12th annual Dublin Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. The event is sponsored by the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). &#160; Participants can regis</p>2018-02-27T09:50:00-07:002018-02-27T09:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1398SD Mines to Host Flight Night with Aero Design Team <p> SD Mines to Host Flight Night with Aero Design Team The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Aero Design team will host Flight Night from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, and Monday, March 12, on campus. &#160; Students who take part in Flight Night get to&#160;build their own balsa wood plane to </p>2018-02-26T13:30:00-07:002018-02-26T13:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1399SD Mines Mechanical Engineers Partner with Stevens High School in Hands-On Education Program <p> SD Mines Mechanical Engineers Partner with Stevens High School in Hands-On Education Program Students and professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are partnering with Rapid City Stevens High School students in a new hands-on education effo</p>2018-02-23T09:45:00-07:002018-02-23T09:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1400SD Mines Hosts Black History Month Speaker Keith Knight <p> SD Mines Hosts Black History Month Speaker Keith Knight The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NBSE) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs host the award winning artist and “Gentleman Cartoonist” Keith Knight from 6-8 p.m. on M</p>2018-02-22T03:05:00-07:002018-02-22T03:05:00-07:00Dustin Cookuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1401SD Mines Students Offer Plan to Save City Hall $200,000 <p> SD Mines Students Offer Plan to Save City Hall $200,000 The Hardrocker Sustainability Team completed an energy audit of the Rapid City/School Administration Center (CSAC) and found significant cost and energy savings.&#160; The team worked in partnership with the Rapid City Sustainability Committee through the S</p>2018-02-21T08:25:00-07:002018-02-21T08:25:00-07:00Chezka Gaddiuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1402Three SD Mines ROTC Cadets Land International Internships <p> Three SD Mines ROTC Cadets Land International Internships Three ROTC cadets from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology have been selected for the U.S. Army’s prestigious Cultural Understanding Learning Program (CULP) . Students are selected through a competitive application process. Winners </p>2018-02-15T16:50:00-07:002018-02-15T16:50:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1403SD Mines Students Explore Boundaries Between Art and Science at Apex Gallery Exhibit(1) <p> SD Mines Students Explore Boundaries Between Art and Science at Apex Gallery Exhibit The Apex Gallery’s new exhibit “Communicate, Innovate, Fabricate” showcases the creative side of South Dakota School Mines &amp;amp; Technology students and explores the boundaries between art and science. A </p>2018-02-15T08:50:00-07:002018-02-15T08:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=14042018 Spring Career Fair <p> SD Mines Hosts 93 Employers for Spring Career Fair The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology hosted 93 employers for the annual spring Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the King Center in the Goodell Gym. The South Dakota company RESPEC was one of the 93 employers at the 2018 spring </p>2018-02-14T15:50:00-07:002018-02-14T15:50:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1405SD Mines Celebrates 41st Annual Engineers Week <p> SD Mines Celebrates 41st Annual Engineers Week The 2018 Engineers Week will be celebrated at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Feb. 20-24. The week features free events for area middle school students and the general public, as well as the university community. &#160; Local</p>2018-02-14T08:15:00-07:002018-02-14T08:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=14062017SU FAGraduates <p> 174 Graduate from SD Mines Summer and Fall 2017 One hundred seventy-four students received their Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology during summer and fall 2017 commencement ceremonies.&#160;&#160; RAPID CITY</p>2018-02-06T10:15:00-07:002018-02-06T10:15:00-07:00Phelan Schereruuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1407SDMines 2018 Sweetheart Dinner Dance <p> SD Mines Music Department Presents Big Band Dinner Dance Student musicians from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will perform Big Band era music during the Sweetheart Dinner &amp;amp; Dance Saturday, Feb. 17, at the SD Mines Music Center . Proceeds from the event will benefit music scholarship</p>2018-02-05T09:40:00-07:002018-02-05T09:40:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1408Mine Design Team Qualifies for International Competition <p> Mine Design Team Qualifies for International Competition A team of students from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Department of Mining Engineering and Management will take part in&#160; The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) student design competition. Team me</p>2018-02-02T09:10:00-07:002018-02-02T09:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1409SD Mines Student Receives National Teaching Assistant Award <p> SD Mines Student Receives National Teaching Assistant Award SD Mines doctoral candidate Kyle Hazelwood has been selected as the recipient of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2018. Kyle Hazelwood, is pursuing a Ph.D. in the SD Mines D</p>2018-01-23T10:50:00-07:002018-01-23T10:50:00-07:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1410Bioenergy Scientist to Speak at SD Mines on Work/Life Balance <p> Bioenergy Scientist to Speak at SD Mines on Work/Life Balance Tina Nielsen , Ph.D., will present a talk “ Managing a Work/Life Balance &quot; at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Classroom Building room 204E ( campus map). &#160; The event is free and open to the</p>2018-01-22T08:25:00-07:002018-01-22T08:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1411WiSE Forum at SD Mines Aims to Fill Gap of Women in STEM(1) <p> WiSE Forum at SD Mines Aims to Fill Gap of Women in STEM The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host the fourth annual Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Forum from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, featuring a panel of industry leaders in the traditionally male-dominated fields of science</p>2018-01-22T08:05:00-07:002018-01-22T08:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1412SD Mines Professor Authors Book on Soviet Film Adaptations of Shakespeare Plays <p> SD Mines Professor Authors Book on Soviet Film Adaptations of Shakespeare Plays Michael Hudgens , Ph.D., who teaches philosophy and writing composition at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has authored a new book “ The Shakespeare Films of Grigori Kozintsev .” Michael Hudg</p>2018-01-22T08:00:00-07:002018-01-22T08:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1413SD Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday <p> SD Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday Several student groups from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;will step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Volunteers during the MLK Day of Service will collect food and cash donations at local grocery </p>2018-01-09T04:00:00-07:002018-01-09T04:00:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1414Roy Family Endowment Established <p> Roy Family Establishes the Travis Roy Memorial Endowment for Men’s and Women’s Golf The Roy family has established an endowment for men's and women's golf in memory of Travis Roy, a South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology alumnus and the brother of Hardrocker head golf coach Tye Roy. RAPID </p>2017-12-22T10:10:00-07:002017-12-22T10:10:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1415SD Mines: A Small School That Packs a Big Punch in Intercollegiate Competitions <p> SD Mines: A Small School That Packs a Big Punch in Intercollegiate Competitions This has been a great year for the intercollegiate teams that represent SD Mines. See an overview of some results here. &#160; &#160; &#160; The SD Mines Mini Baja team competing in the winter of 2017. Photo by SD Mines st</p>2017-12-21T13:30:00-07:002017-12-21T13:30:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1416South Dakota Space Grant Consortium Awards $100,000 in NASA Funding to SD Mines and Four Other South Dakota Institutions <p> South Dakota Space Grant Consortium Awards $100,000 in NASA Funding to SD Mines and Four Other South Dakota Institutions The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) has provided eight awards totaling $100,000 in NASA funding to the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and four other affiliate members</p>2017-12-18T10:05:00-07:002017-12-18T10:05:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=14173 SD Mines Students Receive ASME Scholarships <p> 3 Mines students awarded American Society of Mechanical Engineers scholarships Three South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology students were awarded prestigious ASME Foundation scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.&#160; Pictured (left to right) Austin Kaul, Tyler Ronken and Josiah Horner</p>2017-12-14T14:30:00-07:002017-12-14T14:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1418SD Board of Regents Approves Tuition Awards for SD Mines Students from Colorado and Nebraska <p> SD Board of Regents Approves Tuition Break for SD Mines Students from Colorado and Nebraska &#160; SD Mines &#160;is offering in-state tuition rates for qualifying new freshmen and transfer students from Nebraska and Colorado starting in the fall of 2018. &#160; &#160; RAPID CITY, SD (Dec. 13, 2017) – Th</p>2017-12-13T12:50:00-07:002017-12-13T12:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1419SD Mines Paleontologist Lands NSF Grant to Increase Diversity in Earth Sciences <p> SD Mines Paleontologist Lands NSF Grant to Increase Diversity in Earth Sciences Darrin Pagnac, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Geology and Geological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is the principle investigator of a multi-institution team receiving a National Scie</p>2017-12-11T09:45:00-07:002017-12-11T09:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1420SD Mines holds 176th commencement Dec. 16 <p> SD Mines holds 176th commencement Dec. 16 The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will hold its 176 th commencement at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center theater, awarding 188 degrees to students. RAPID CITY, SD (Dec. 6, 2017) – The South Dakota School o</p>2017-12-06T09:40:00-07:002017-12-06T09:40:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1421Mines Students Fuel Up for Finals with Late-Night Study Breakfast(1) <p> Mines Students Fuel Up for Finals with Late-Night Study Breakfast The traditional finals-week late-night study breakfast will be served to hundreds of students at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology from 9-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. The Late Night Study Breakfast in the Surbeck D</p>2017-12-04T14:15:00-07:002017-12-04T14:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1422College, High School Students Pitch Business Plans at Saturday’s ‘Shark Tank’ Style Competition <p> College, High School Students Pitch Business Plans at Saturday’s ‘Shark Tank’ Style Competition The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host finalist presentations and awards for the fourth annual Competitive Entrepreneurial Opportunity (CEO) Student Business Plan Competition starting at 8:30 a.m. </p>2017-12-01T08:10:00-07:002017-12-01T08:10:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1423Student LEGO Robots to Compete at SD Mines on Saturday <p> Student LEGO Robots to Compete at SD Mines on Saturday South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host the 2017 FIRST LEGO League Rapid City Qualifier from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 2. in the Surbeck Center Ballroom ( Campus Map ). This year’s event includes 18 registered teams, which is a record</p>2017-12-01T07:50:00-07:002017-12-01T07:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1424SD Mines Hosts Annual Holiday at the Cathedral Concerts <p> SD Mines Hosts Annual Holiday at the Cathedral Concerts The community is invited to two holiday music concerts performed at the Cathedral by students in the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology music program. The Cathedral is a wonderful space to celebrate the spirit and sounds of the season.</p>2017-11-29T09:50:00-07:002017-11-29T09:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1425SD Mines Professor Emeritus Dan Dolan Receives National Mentoring Award <p> SD Mines Professor Emeritus Dan Dolan Receives National Mentoring Award Dan Dolan, Ph.D., a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology, has received the prestigious national Tau Beta Pi McDonald Mentor Award. Dan Dolan, Ph.D., professor emerit</p>2017-11-28T06:00:00-07:002017-11-28T06:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1426‘Star Wars’ Theme for Annual Holiday Parade of Trees at SD Mines <p> ‘Star Wars’ Theme for Annual Holiday Parade of Trees at SD Mines Community members are invited to vote on their favorite trees at the annual holiday Parade of Trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 through Friday, Dec.1 in the Surbeck Center at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Cookies and</p>2017-11-27T08:40:00-07:002017-11-27T08:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1427SD Mines Student to Serve as Cadet Marshal at US Army All-American Bowl <p> SD Mines Student to Serve as Cadet Marshal at US Army All-American Bowl The Headquarters of the U.S. Army Cadet Command in Fort Knox, Ky. has notified the Department of Military Science at SD Mines that Cadet Alexia Hodgson will serve as a cadet marshal at the 2018 U.S. Army All- American Bowl on Jan. 6, 2018, i</p>2017-11-22T09:55:00-07:002017-11-22T09:55:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1428Diwali Night 2017 Features Dancing, Fireworks, Taste of India <p> Diwali Night 2017 Features Dancing, Fireworks, Taste of India The SD Mines India Club invites the public to celebrate Diwali 2017, featuring cultural foods, entertainment, and a firework show from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Surbeck Center ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. </p>2017-11-16T16:05:00-07:002017-11-16T16:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1429SD Mines Researchers Pioneer New Testing Method That Identifies Pathogenic Potential in South Dakota Waterways <p> SD Mines Researchers Pioneer New Testing Method That Identifies Pathogenic Potential in South Dakota Waterways Researchers at SD Mines have completed a groundbreaking study on harmful bacteria found in two important South Dakota waterways. The research, undertaken by Ph.D. candidate Kelsey Murray, found genes re</p>2017-11-16T14:15:00-07:002017-11-16T14:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1430SD Mines Qualifies for 2018 ICPC World Finals in Beijing, China <p> SD Mines Qualifies for 2018 ICPC World Finals in Beijing, China A student team of coders from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology took first place in the regional competition of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), which qualifies SD Mines for the world finals scheduled for A</p>2017-11-15T10:20:00-07:002017-11-15T10:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1431Alumnus James Rankin Selected as New SD Mines’ President <p> Alumnus James Rankin Selected as New SD Mines’ President The South Dakota Board of Regents announced that James (Jim) Rankin will return to his alma mater as the 19 th &#160;president of SD Mines. Jim Rankin, the chief research officer and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkan</p>2017-11-07T15:10:00-07:002017-11-07T15:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1432Veterans Day Salute, Military Appreciation Day Honors Service <p> Veterans Day Salute, Military Appreciation Day Honors Service SD Mines is honoring veterans and active duty students and staff with a Veterans Day salute on Thursday, Nov. 9. &#160; &#160; SD Mines Mount Rushmore Army ROTC cadets completing the 2017 Task Force Ranger Challenge competition at Cam</p>2017-11-06T09:35:00-07:002017-11-06T09:35:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1433Esports Gamers and Alumni Showcase Positive Gaming Community at SD Mines <p> Esports Gamers and Alumni Showcase Positive Gaming Community at SD Mines SD Mines celebrates esports in the month of November with two events. Gamers for Service, a student lead group at SD Mines, is hosting a 25-hour Extra Life gaming marathon starting at noon Nov. 4 and running through 1 p.m. on Nov. 5. The ev</p>2017-11-03T09:10:00-06:002017-11-03T09:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1434SD Mines and DSU Researchers Dive Into “Dark Web” to Combat the Sale of Counterfeit Goods and Native Art <p> SD Mines and DSU Researchers Dive Into “Dark Web” to Combat the Sale of Counterfeit Goods and Native Art SD Mines researchers are working with a team of officials and scientists to help combat the online sale of counterfeit goods and art. The pair of shoes on the left side of this photo are authen</p>2017-10-29T09:00:00-06:002017-10-29T09:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1435Ancient Art New Images Frederico Vigil: Contemporary Fresco <p> Ancient Art New Images Frederico Vigil: Contemporary Fresco Frederico Vigil, an artist often referred to as the “Michelangelo of New Mexico,” will exhibit original compositions from Oct. 31-Dec. 1. in the Apex Gallery at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. Artist&#160;Frederico Vigil at work on </p>2017-10-27T11:05:00-06:002017-10-27T11:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1436Night at the Museum Features Trick or Treating with the Dinosaurs(2) <p> Night at the Museum Features Trick or Treating with the Dinosaurs The tenth annual Halloween-themed “Night at the Museum” will be hosted at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Museum of Geology from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Superheroes and goblins alike are invited to trick or trea</p>2017-10-24T10:50:00-06:002017-10-24T10:50:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1437SD Mines Students Host “Night in the Cold” to Help Local Homeless Shelter <p> SD Mines Students Host “Night in the Cold” to Help Local Homeless Shelter Students with the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are hosting a “Night in the Cold” event from 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 to 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28. The overnight event aims to help the </p>2017-10-23T10:35:00-06:002017-10-23T10:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1438Night at the Museum Features Trick or Treating with the Dinosaurs(1) <p> Night at the Museum Features Trick or Treating with the Dinosaurs The tenth annual Halloween-themed “Night at the Museum” will be hosted at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Museum of Geology from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Paleontology Club members dress up and donate their</p>2017-10-23T04:00:00-06:002017-10-23T04:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1439Digital Mappers Invite Public to Learn the Craft <p> Digital Mappers Invite Public to Learn the Craft The Black Hills Digital Mapping Association’s annual meeting includes free introductory lessons on digital cartography. &#160; &#160; This image shows linked views of Rapid City imagery and map from a GIS program. RAPID CITY, SD (Oct. 12, 2017) – Ma</p>2017-10-11T16:25:00-06:002017-10-11T16:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1440Public Invited to Bring Rocks, Fossils to Museum for Identification <p> Public Invited to Bring Rocks, Fossils to Museum for Identification Members of the public are invited to bring their backyard fossil or rock finds to the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Museum of Geology on Wednesday, Oct. 11, for the fifth annual Rock and Fossil ID Day. RAPID CITY,</p>2017-10-06T06:10:00-06:002017-10-06T06:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1441SD Mines BuG ReMeDEE Team Lands $6 Million Grant to Study Microbes of the Methane Cycle in Extreme Environments <p> SD Mines BuG ReMeDEE Team Lands $6 Million Grant to Study Microbes of the Methane Cycle in Extreme Environments SD Mines Researchers have been awarded a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) &#160;to study the range of microbes that consume methane in deep and extreme environments.Methane is a </p>2017-09-29T15:50:00-06:002017-09-29T15:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1442“Painting in the Dark” the Art of Jan DeVore Featured in Apex Gallery <p> “Painting in the Dark” the Art of Jan DeVore Featured in Apex Gallery “Painting in the Dark” the Art of Jan DeVore--Apex Gallery Reception Sept. 29 These two works of art by Jan DeVore&#160; are samples of the work current on display at the Apex Gallery. RAPID CITY, SD (Sept. 27, 2017) – The Apex Gal</p>2017-09-27T10:45:00-06:002017-09-27T10:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1443SD Mines Hosted 150 Employers in Largest Career Fair Ever <p> SD Mines Hosted 150 Employers in Largest Career Fair Ever The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology hosted 150 employers for the annual fall Career Fair . This is the largest number of employers to attend a career fair at Mines. RAPID CITY, S.D. (Sept. 27, 2017) – The South Dakota S</p>2017-09-27T08:40:00-06:002017-09-27T08:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1444“Painting in the Dark” the Art of Jan DeVore <p> “Painting in the Dark” the Art of Jan DeVore The Apex Gallery at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology features the work of Jan Hall, aka. Jan DeVore, in a new exhibit open to public from now until Oct. 27, 2017. The gallery will host an opening reception and informal gathering from 5-7 p.m. this Fri</p>2017-09-25T16:05:00-06:002017-09-25T16:05:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1445New Physics Department Head Announced at SD Mines <p> New Physics Department Head Announced at SD Mines Richard Schnee, Ph.D., &#160;is the new physics department head at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. Richard Schnee, Ph.D., &#160;is the new physics department head at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. RAPID CITY, SD (Sept</p>2017-09-25T10:40:00-06:002017-09-25T10:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1446Pumpkin Chuckin Contest Tests Mines Scientists and Engineers <p> Pumpkin Chuckin Contest Tests Mines Scientists and Engineers Budding scientists and engineers at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will put their skill to the test in a public display of ingenuity at the annual Pumpkin Chunkin contest. The public is invited to watch the popular event from 10-11:30</p>2017-09-25T10:10:00-06:002017-09-25T10:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1447Alumni Pledges $1.1 Million in Athletic Scholarships to SD Mines <p> Alumni pledges $1.1M in Athletic Scholarships to SD Mines The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology has received a $1 million donation over a six-year period for Hardrocker men’s basketball, women’s basketball and men’s and women’s cross country athletic scholarships. RAPID CITY, S.D</p>2017-09-18T09:30:00-06:002017-09-18T09:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1448Rocker Days Fair at SD Mines is Fun for All Ages <p> Rocker Days Fair at SD Mines is Fun for All Ages The Rocker Days Fair for families is among the highlights of Rocker Days festivities at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology this week. The Rocker Days Fair will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, on the west end of the O’Harra Stadium pa</p>2017-09-12T10:45:00-06:002017-09-12T10:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1449SD Mines Apex Gallery Exhibit “Introspection: The Birds and the Bees” Now Open <p> SD Mines Apex Gallery Exhibit “Introspection: The Birds and the Bees” Now Open The Apex Gallery at SD Mines is featuring an exhibit titled “Introspection: The Birds and the Bees,” from now-Sept. 22 with a closing reception and gallery talk from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22. The exhibit includes two well-known Mo</p>2017-09-11T10:50:00-06:002017-09-11T10:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1450Business Plan Competition at Mines Open to Enterprising High School Students, Other Colleges <p> Business Plan Competition at Mines Open to Enterprising High School Students, Other Colleges Entrepreneurial-minded students from high schools and colleges throughout the region are being encouraged to enter a “Shark Tank”-like student business plan competition sponsored by local and state partners and hosted by</p>2017-09-08T08:20:00-06:002017-09-08T08:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1451First Physics Ph.D. Graduates from New Program at SD Mines <p> First Physics Ph.D. Graduates from New Program at SD Mines A joint South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and University of South Dakota physics doctoral program &#160;has its first graduate. Daniel Rederth finished his doctorate this summer with his dissertation, “A Numerical Approach to Magnetic Quantum Dot</p>2017-09-06T13:55:00-06:002017-09-06T13:55:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1452SD Mines Ranks Among Top in State, Nation for Value <p> SD Mines Ranks Among Top in State, Nation for Value Three organizations have recently ranked the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology among the best schools in the state and nation.&#160; &#160; RAPID CITY, SD (August 31, 2017) – Three organizations have recently ranked the South Dakota S</p>2017-08-31T14:50:00-06:002017-08-31T14:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1453SD Mines Hosts 7th Annual Homecoming Week Run in Honor of President Wharton <p> SD Mines Hosts 7th Annual Homecoming Week Run in Honor of President Wharton The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s CAMP program will hold the 7th annual Wharton Challenge 5k/10k run on Saturday, Sep. 9, 2017. Find more on the 2017 Wharton Challenge here . The South Dakota School of M</p>2017-08-30T11:45:00-06:002017-08-30T11:45:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1454SD Mines Professor Wins Award for Mathematics Writing <p> SD Mines Professor Wins Award for Mathematics Writing South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology math professor Travis Kowalski, Ph.D., is the winner of the George Pólya Award for his paper The Sine of a Single Degree . This award recognizes the exceptional papers published in The College Mathematics Journal</p>2017-08-24T06:00:00-06:002017-08-24T06:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1455ICPC Foundation Gives $10,000 to SD Mines for Visa Help at 2017 World Programming Finals(1) <p> ICPC Foundation Gives $10,000 to SD Mines for Visa Help at 2017 World Programming Finals The ICPC Foundation is giving the SD Mines Mathematics and Computer Science Department a $10,000 donation following the International Computer Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals held in Rapid City in May. The donation is</p>2017-08-16T16:45:00-06:002017-08-16T16:45:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1456SD Mines Team Preps for Launch with the National Eclipse Ballooning Project <p> SD Mines Team Preps for Launch with the National Eclipse Ballooning Project A team of students from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and area high schools lead by Peggy Norris, Ph.D., the deputy director of education and outreach at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF), will launch a</p>2017-08-15T10:35:00-06:002017-08-15T10:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1457ICPC Foundation Gives $10,000 to SD Mines for Visa Help at 2017 World Programming Finals <p> ICPC Foundation Gives $10,000 to SD Mines for Visa Help at 2017 World Programming Finals The ICPC Foundation is giving the SD Mines Mathematics and Computer Science Department a $10,000 donation following the International Computer Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals held in Rapid City in May. </p>2017-08-14T09:55:00-06:002017-08-14T09:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1458Students Present Research on Affordable Housing, Buffalo Water Supplies, Food Production &amp; More to Tribal Agencies <p> Students Present Research on Affordable Housing, Buffalo Water Supplies, Food Production &amp;amp; More to Tribal Agencies South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and Oglala Lakota College (OLC) students will present their research to Tribal agencies, community organizations, citizens and students from 1-4 p.m</p>2017-08-10T08:15:00-06:002017-08-10T08:15:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1459SD Mines Offers New Mining Class for Caterpillar Employees <p> SD Mines Offers New Mining Class for Caterpillar Employees SD Mines is launching a new and unique 30 week-long Mining Practitioner Program that provides Caterpillar employees from a non-mining background a comprehensive understanding of the mining industry. &#160; SD Mines students on a piece of </p>2017-07-27T13:40:00-06:002017-07-27T13:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1460SD Mines Researchers Play Integral Part in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) at Sanford Lab <p> SD Mines Researchers Play Integral Part in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) at Sanford Lab Researchers from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony that marks the start of construction on the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF). The facility wi</p>2017-07-24T07:45:00-06:002017-07-24T07:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1461GenCyber Camp for High School Girls at SD Mines Inspires the Next Generation of U.S. Cyber Security Experts <p> GenCyber Camp for High School Girls at SD Mines Inspires the Next Generation of U.S. Cyber Security Experts An all-girl computer coding summer camp at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is free to accepted participants, thanks to a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber program .</p>2017-07-20T14:35:00-06:002017-07-20T14:35:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1462Fire Near Mines Campus Quickly Controlled <p> Fire Near Mines Campus Quickly Controlled Rapid City firefighters quickly extinguished a wildfire that started on the grassy hills west of campus on Monday afternoon. A wildfire near the SD Mines campus was quickly brought under control by local fire crews. (July 17, 2017) –&#160; Rapid City firefig</p>2017-07-17T16:40:00-06:002017-07-17T16:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1463Researchers Conduct First Low-energy Particle Accelerator Beam Underground in the United States <p> Researchers Conduct First Low-energy Particle Accelerator Beam Underground in the United States Nuclear astrophysicists, led by principal investigator and SD Mines professor Frank Strieder , have successfully created the first low-energy particle accelerator beam deep underground in the United States, bringi</p>2017-07-12T14:40:00-06:002017-07-12T14:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1464SD Mines Physics Students Explore Boundary Between Science-Fiction and Science Fact at Denver Comic (1) <p> SD Mines Physics Students Explore Boundary Between Science-Fiction and Science Fact at Denver Comic Con The Society of Physics Students at SD Mines &#160;presented a one-hour panel discussion titled “Shedding Light on Dark Matter &amp;amp; Dark Energy” at the Denver Comic Con last weekend. &#160; &#160; &#160; Th</p>2017-07-06T10:25:00-06:002017-07-06T10:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1465Four New Department Heads Join SD Mines <p> Four New Department Heads Join SD Mines SD Mines welcomes four new department heads this fall. The four new department heads at SD Mines (pictured top left to bottom right) are: Allison Gilmore, Jeffery Woldstad, Pierre Larochelle, and Magesh Rajan.</p>2017-07-05T09:00:00-06:002017-07-05T09:00:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1466SD Mines Professor Helps Invent New Tool to Better Prevent and Fight Wildfire <p> SD Mines Professor Helps Invent New Tool to Better Prevent and Fight Wildfire State Fire Meteorologist, Darren Clabo, Ph.D., at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is helping create the Fire Risk Estimation tool (FiRE) . The tool gives land managers and firefighting officials a more detailed look a</p>2017-06-29T09:00:00-06:002017-06-29T09:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1467Rohrer Named RMAC Woman Of The Year <p> Rohrer Named RMAC Woman Of The Year South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology graduate and former scholar athlete Megan Rohrer was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Woman Athlete of the Year by the National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA). The honor is bestowed upon a graduati</p>2017-06-28T13:25:00-06:002017-06-28T13:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1468SD Mines Physics Students Explore Boundary Between Science-Fiction and Science Fact at Denver Comic Con <p> SD Mines Physics Students Explore Boundary Between Science-Fiction and Science Fact at Denver Comic Con The Society of Physics Students at SD Mines will present a one-hour panel discussion titled “ Shedding Light on Dark Matter &amp;amp; Dark Energy ” at the Denver Comic Con at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 30, </p>2017-06-27T09:00:00-06:002017-06-27T09:00:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1469SD Mines Researchers Hope to Use Microbes Discovered in Sanford Lab to Create Low-Cost Renewable and Biodegradable Plastics <p> SD Mines Researchers Hope to Use Microbes Discovered in Sanford Lab to Create Low-Cost Renewable and Biodegradable Plastics A team of researchers with the Composite and Nanocomposite Advanced Manufacturing – Biomaterials Center (CNAM), led by David Salem, Ph.D., at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technolo</p>2017-06-13T13:50:00-06:002017-06-13T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1470SD Mines American Society of Civil Engineers Named Ridgway Finalist <p> SD Mines American Society of Civil Engineers Named Ridgway Finalist The SD Mines chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has been named a Ridgway Award Finalist The annual award recognizes the top ASCE student chapters in the United States. The SD Mines ASCE chapter takes part </p>2017-06-05T15:20:00-06:002017-06-05T15:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1471SD Mines Programming Team Battles World’s Best Coders at ICPC <p> SD Mines Programming Team Battles World’s Best Coders at ICPC The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology computer programming team is gearing up for the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals . The contest is held in Rapid City, S.D., May 20-25. SD Mines Programming </p>2017-05-16T10:20:00-06:002017-05-16T10:20:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1472South Dakota Mines to Host International ‘Conference on Science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility’ <p> South Dakota Mines to Host International ‘Conference on Science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility’ The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will host the second “ Conference on Science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility ” to address research related to the laboratory in nearby Lead, </p>2017-05-10T08:55:00-06:002017-05-10T08:55:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1473US Senate Confirms Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary <p> US Senate Confirms Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary The U.S. Senate has confirmed Heather Wilson as the next Secretary of the Air Force. Wilson is expected to be sworn in to her new position within a week. She will step down from her position as the President of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; T</p>2017-05-08T16:35:00-06:002017-05-08T16:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1474South Dakota Groups to Develop Testing Lab for International Humanitarian Organization <p> South Dakota Groups to Develop Testing Lab for International Humanitarian Organization SD Mines and RPM &amp;amp; Associates Commit to Assist with Free Wheelchair Mission Test Lab. From left to right: Dalton Kuehl, senior mechanical engineering, Tyler Schoening, senior, mechanical engineering, Padyn Husc</p>2017-05-02T08:35:00-06:002017-05-02T08:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1475SD Mines Student Awarded Boren Fellowship for National Security, Focused on Korean Language, Reducing North Korean Nuclear Threat <p> SD Mines Student Awarded Boren Fellowship for National Security, Focused on Korean Language, Reducing North Korean Nuclear Threat SD Mines physics doctoral student Tyler Borgwardt has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in South Korea for the 2017-2018 academic year.&#160; Borgwardt’s background is in nuclear ph</p>2017-04-28T08:35:00-06:002017-04-28T08:35:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1476SD Mines Teams Win Governor’s Giant Vision Business Plan Competition <p> SD Mines Teams Win Governor’s Giant Vision Business Plan Competition South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology earned top honors in the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition in Sioux Falls. Mines teams again won both the business and student divisions at the annual competition. &#160; &#160; </p>2017-04-27T16:35:00-06:002017-04-27T16:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1477Mines Students Push to Preserve Gigantic Jurassic Dinosaur Bed in Utah <p> Mines Students Push to Preserve Gigantic Jurassic Dinosaur Bed in Utah Students in the Paleontology Resource Management class at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are leading a push to preserve and protect the largest known concentration of Jurassic dinosaur bones in the world. Rob</p>2017-04-26T08:45:00-06:002017-04-26T08:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1478State Fire Meteorologist to Discuss 2017 Outlook <p> State Fire Meteorologist to Discuss 2017 Outlook on Thursday Darren Clabo, State Fire Meteorologist and South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology faculty member, will present a special seminar, “2017 Fire Weather Outlook,” at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 27 at in room 220 of the Mineral Industries Building</p>2017-04-25T17:10:00-06:002017-04-25T17:10:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1479SD Mines Design Fair Showcases Robots, Wheelchair Tester, Electric Motorcycle, Crop Health Monitor <p> SD Mines Design Fair Showcases Robots, Wheelchair Tester, Electric Motorcycle, Crop Health Monitor Graduating Mines students showcased their work over the last year of technical design, research and achievements at&#160; SD Mines 2017 Senior Design Fair. The interactive fair in the Surbeck Center Ballroom at th</p>2017-04-25T16:35:00-06:002017-04-25T16:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1480Apex Gallery Exhibit “Seasons” Brings Oglala Lakota Artist Wade Patton Back Home <p> Apex Gallery Exhibit “Seasons” Brings Oglala Lakota Artist Wade Patton Back Home The exhibit Wade Patton: Seasons &#160;is open at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s Apex Gallery through April 28, 2017.&#160; A closing reception is planned from 5–7 p.m. on Friday, April 21, with a gallery talk at 6 p.m. </p>2017-04-19T16:40:00-06:002017-04-19T16:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1481SD Mines Team Designing Tiny Houses to Tackle Homelessness <p> SD Mines Team Designing Tiny Houses to Tackle Homelessness A team of students with the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program is taking on the design of tiny houses that can meet the needs of a segment of Rapid City’s homeless population. </p>2017-04-12T08:20:00-06:002017-04-12T08:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1482Mines Hosts Seminar on Reducing Weather and Climate Impacts <p> Mines Hosts Seminar on Reducing Weather and Climate Impacts South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is host to a seminar titled “ Sustainable Tools for Reducing Weather and Climate Impacts. ” The presentation begins at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 10. The featured speaker is Cindy Bruyère, Ph.D., Deputy Directo</p>2017-04-10T08:15:00-06:002017-04-10T08:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1483Governor Daugaard to Speak at Mines’ CBEC Ribbon Cutting April 13 <p> Governor Daugaard to Speak at Mines’ CBEC Ribbon Cutting April 13 Governor Dennis Daugaard is among the dignitaries slated to join the ribbon cutting of the renovated Chemical &amp;amp; Biological Engineering/Chemistry Building (CBEC) at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. The ribbon cutting for CBEC </p>2017-04-06T11:15:00-06:002017-04-06T11:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1484Price Named Dean of Graduate Education at SD Mines <p> Price Named Dean of Graduate Education at SD Mines Maribeth Price, Ph.D., has been named Dean of Graduate Education at the South Dakota School of Mines Technology. Maribeth Price, Ph.D., Dean of Graduate Education at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology RAPID CITY, SD (April 6, 2017) </p>2017-04-05T16:30:00-06:002017-04-05T16:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1485Two Companies Started by Research at SD Mines Among “40 Best University Start-Ups of 2017” <p> Two Companies Started by Research at SD Mines Among “40 Best University Start-Ups of 2017” Two start-up companies that began as research projects at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are being recognized among the “ 40 Best University Start-Ups of 2017 .” RAPID CITY, SD (April </p>2017-04-04T09:50:00-06:002017-04-04T09:50:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1486SD Attorney General and Mines Alumnus Marty Jackley Returns to Mines as Commencement Speaker <p> SD Attorney General and Mines Alumnus Marty Jackley Returns to Mines as Commencement Speaker South Dakota Attorney General and SD Mines alumnus Marty Jackley will speak at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology’s 175th commencement. Jackley is well known for his highly successful career in the legal pr</p>2017-03-27T15:25:00-06:002017-03-27T15:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1487Two Organizations Rank Mines in Top Five Nationwide for Online Engineering Graduate Degrees <p> Two Organizations Rank Mines in Top Five Nationwide for Online Engineering Graduate Degrees Two separate organizations rank SD Mines in the top five in the United States for online engineering graduate degrees. Both the Guide to On-Line Schools &#160;and Grad Source &#160;put SD Mines as third in the United States for v</p>2017-03-23T15:25:00-06:002017-03-23T15:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1488Mines Annual Cultural Expo to Feature International Food, Entertainment <p> Mines Annual Cultural Expo to Feature International Food, Entertainment International students from the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and a variety of community groups will celebrate their cultural diversity with food, entertainment and displays during the annual SD Mines Cultural Expo . </p>2017-03-22T14:10:00-06:002017-03-22T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1489SD Mines, Dakota State University Host NSA-Funded GenCyber Summer Camps for Girls <p> SD Mines, Dakota State University Host NSA-Funded GenCyber Summer Camps for Girls &#160; South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology and Dakota State University will both host free girls GenCyber security camps on their campuses this summer. These programs are funded by the National Security Agency (NSA), which </p>2017-03-22T08:15:00-06:002017-03-22T08:15:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1490SD Mines Tech Comm Class Writes for Worldwide Audience <p> SD Mines Tech Comm Class Writes for Worldwide Audience Students in King Adkins’ Technical Communications (Tech Comm) course had a surprise this semester; they would be writing for a world-wide audience in advance of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals. Student</p>2017-03-21T15:25:00-06:002017-03-21T15:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1491Spring and Summer Camps to Feature Athletics, Explosives, Entrepreneurship, Fossils &amp; Forensics <p> Spring and Summer Camps to Feature Athletics, Explosives, Entrepreneurship, Fossils &amp;amp; Forensics Registration is now open for SD Mines’ 2017 summer camps. &#160; Camps range from 3D printing, forensics and paleontology to mining explosives, entrepreneurship, coding and cyber security. The unique, high-quality res</p>2017-03-15T10:45:00-06:002017-03-15T10:45:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1492SD Mines Bladesmithing Team’s Viking Sword Wins International Student Competition <p> SD Mines Bladesmithing Team’s Viking Sword Wins International Student Competition The SD Mines Bladesmithing Team has won the grand prize at The Mineral, Metals &amp;amp; Materials Society (TMS) Bladesmithing Competition . &#160; &#160; The SD Mines Bladesmith Team 2017 winning entry is a 34-inch, single</p>2017-03-08T14:45:00-07:002017-03-08T14:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1493SD Mines to Begin Renovation of Nearly-Century-Old McLaury Building <p> SD Mines to Begin Renovation of Nearly-Century-Old McLaury Building The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is announcing a multi-phase renovation of the nearly-century-old McLaury Building.&#160; The renovations will update facilities, improve efficiency and bring the building into compliance with the Amer</p>2017-03-03T13:15:00-07:002017-03-03T13:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1494SD Mines Hosts Regional Climate Assessment Workshop <p> SD Mines Hosts Regional Climate Assessment Workshop South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is host to the Northern Great Plains Regional Engagement Workshop as part of the Fourth National Climate Assessment process. During the workshop, key players from across the region discuss information to incl</p>2017-02-22T14:40:00-07:002017-02-22T14:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1495DOE’s Dan Soeder Announced as First Energy Resources Initiative Director <p> DOE’s Dan Soeder Announced as First Energy Resources Initiative Director Dan Soeder has been hired as the first Energy Resources Initiative director at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. He will join SD Mines at the end of April after departing from the U.S. Department of Energy. The university an</p>2017-01-30T08:00:00-07:002017-01-30T08:00:00-07:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1496Mines, BHSU Take to the Skies with Joint Project <p> Mines, BHSU Take to the Skies with Joint Project Engineering students from South Dakota Mines and business students from Black Hills State University are partnering on an aviation project to develop technology and prepare a business plan to meet new FAA safety requirements at lower cost. The presi</p>2016-06-06T09:45:00-06:002016-06-06T09:45:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1497SD Mines launches Student Business Plan Competition <p> “Shark Tank” Comes to SD Mines with Student Business Plan Competition The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is launching its own version of “Shark Tank,” hosting the first-ever Student Business Plan Competition, focusing on science and engineering with an entrepreneurial twist. Students will present </p>2014-12-05T08:05:00-07:002014-12-05T08:05:00-07:00Vickie Benderuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1498$6 million NSF grant enhances research at Mines <p> $6 million NSF grant enhances research at Mines  RAPID CITY, S.D. (July 26, 2013) - The South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will participate in a three-year, $6 million National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored consortium to address strategic national security priorities. The goal of</p>2013-07-26T08:35:00-06:002013-07-26T08:35:00-06:00Vickie Benderuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=1499Four Finalists Named for School of Mines Presidency <p> Four Finalists Named for School of Mines Presidency PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Board of Regents announced today four candidates who are finalists to become the next president at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Regent Terry Baloun, who chairs the presidential search process, said</p>2013-04-16T07:50:00-06:002013-04-16T07:50:00-06:00Vickie Benderuuid:aadd8103-1583-401d-8095-d312f30d453c;id=150009-19-2018-STEAMCafe-Fall18 <p> SD Mines, SDPB and Hay Camp Brewing Company Present STEAM Café South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology continues its partnership &#160;with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and Hay Camp Brewing Company to host the STEAM Café, a series of free informal talks by SD Mines faculty and staff on topics rang</p>2018-09-19T13:05:05-06:002018-09-19T13:05:05-06:00Samantha Wolfe