SDSM&T Newsuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886592023-06-03T00:17:13Zuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886602023 Spring Dean&#39;s List<p> South Dakota Mines Names Students to Spring 2023 Academic Recognition and Dean’s Lists &#160; South Dakota Mines has honored 618 students in the Spring 2023 semester for academic excellence. &#160; Biomedical engineering majors Annaliese Braucht and Katherine Ballard are two students out of 618 re</p>2023-05-30T22:50:00-06:002023-05-30T22:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188661NSF Engines at Mines<p> South Dakota Mines Leverages Advanced Mining Technologies to National Science Foundation Engines Grant &#160; South Dakota Mines is partnering with five regional universities thanks to a $1 million grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation's Regional Innovation Engines (NSF Engines) program. &#160; </p>2023-05-25T15:05:00-06:002023-05-25T15:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188662CAMP Regional Wins 2023<p> Mines CAMP Teams Win Regional Competitions Advancing to the National Stage Three Mines teams that are part of the university’s CAMP program have won their regional competitions to advance to the national level events.&#160; South Dakota Mines Steel Bridge Team, shown here during their regional</p>2023-05-24T16:25:00-06:002023-05-24T16:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188663CounSil, LLC<p> Mines Student Leverages University Ecosystem of Entrepreneurship to Launch DoD Software Company When John Barbour graduated from South Dakota Mines this spring, he started his first job with his own company. Barbour, a chemical engineering major, is one of the founders of CounSil, LLC. The company seeks to ser</p>2023-05-23T14:15:00-06:002023-05-23T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188664Museum 100th<p> Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines Celebrates 100 Years This year the Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines celebrates its 100th anniversary of being open to the public. The Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines celebrates its 100th year of serving the Rapid City community from </p>2023-05-22T18:50:00-06:002023-05-22T18:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886652023 Topping Out Ceremony<p> Mines “Tops Out” Nucor Mineral Industries Building Construction with Final Placement of Steel Beam The Nucor Mineral Industries Building being constructed on the Mines campus will pass a major milestone at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 with the placement of the final steel beam at the Topping Out Ceremony.&#160; </p>2023-05-17T15:45:00-06:002023-05-17T15:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886662023 West River Math Contest<p> Area Students Win West River Math Contest at South Dakota Mines South Dakota Mines hosted the 71st annual West River Math Contest on Monday, May 8. In total, 552 middle and high school students from across the region attended the annual contest that includes Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, Advanced Math and Mas</p>2023-05-11T07:20:00-06:002023-05-11T07:20:00-06:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886672023 Spring Commencement<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 187th Commencement South Dakota Mines 187th commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023, in the Ice Arena at The Monument in Rapid City. South Dakota Mines will hold its 187th commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at in</p>2023-05-02T15:00:00-06:002023-05-02T15:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188668New Sustainability Coordinator<p> South Dakota Mines and Black Hills State Hire Sustainability Coordinator to Drive Student Education, Environmental Stewardship and Cost Savings South Dakota Mines and Black Hills State University have jointly hired a new sustainability coordinator who will help develop and lead student education and research e</p>2023-05-01T13:55:00-06:002023-05-01T13:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188669BeethoVAN<p> Mines Students Create Mobile Chamber Music Concert Stage for Rushmore Music Festival Remote Performances A team of South Dakota Mines students has created a mobile stage, called the BeethoVAN, that allows Rushmore Music Festival pop-up concerts in city parks, small towns and rural areas across the Northern </p>2023-04-28T14:15:00-06:002023-04-28T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886702023 Giant Vision Winners<p> Mines Continues its String of Success at Governor’s Giant Vision and Statewide Business Competitions &#160; South Dakota Mines took home first place and four out of five top spots in the student division at 2023 South Dakota Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition held this week in Sioux Falls. The competi</p>2023-04-26T18:30:00-06:002023-04-26T18:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188671CAMP Expands<p> South Dakota Mines Expands CAMP with Three New Teams South Dakota Mines CAMP, a student-centered, hands-on engineering program, is adding three new teams: the Moonrockers, the Mines Association of Rocketeers (MARS) and the Unmanned Aerial Systems Team (UAS). This student is working in the CAMP</p>2023-04-25T14:10:00-06:002023-04-25T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188672Glassblowing Lab Opens<p> Mines Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Glassblowing Lab Tied to Art and Engineering Program South Dakota Mines will host a ribbon cutting for the new Glassblowing Lab inside the university foundry at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. The lab is an addition to the National Science Foundation funded Art and Engi</p>2023-04-21T14:05:00-06:002023-04-21T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886732023 IceCube Masterclass<p> High School Students Complete Real-World Data Science on Antarctic Neutrino Experiment at Mines South Dakota Mines will host high school students on April 20 who will take part in the annual international IceCube Masterclass. During the workshop, the students will get a chance to work with the actual da</p>2023-04-17T14:20:00-06:002023-04-17T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886742023 Data Science Team Win<p> Mines Data Science Team Captures Top Honors at Regional Competition in Minneapolis A team of South Dakota Mines mathematics and computer science students captured top honors at the MinneMUDAC data science competition held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. Mines took home a second place honorable mention </p>2023-04-14T14:50:00-06:002023-04-14T14:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886752023 Collegiate Champions League<p> South Dakota Mines to Host Collegiate Champions League Midwest esports Final South Dakota Mines will play host to the Collegiate Champions League (CCL) Midwest esports Finals on campus in the Goodell Gym on April 15-16, 2023. A member of the South Dakota Mines’ varsity Overwatch 2 team plays</p>2023-04-14T07:10:00-06:002023-04-14T07:10:00-06:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886762023 Braun Award<p> Two Mines Student Inventions Win Annual Braun Award with Free Patent Application and $5,000 Two South Dakota Mines students are winners of the 2023 Braun Student Inventor Award. Sam Ryckman is the graduate division winner of the 2023 Ann and Dave Braun Student Inventor Award at South Dakota </p>2023-04-12T14:45:00-06:002023-04-12T14:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188677Robotic Dentistry<p> Mines Students Design Initial Protype for Remote Robotic Dentistry Robotic surgery has been an important tool in medicine for a number of years, but in dentistry, robots have not yet seen widespread use. One team of biomedical engineering students at South Dakota Mines is taking the first steps to change this</p>2023-04-11T16:20:00-06:002023-04-11T16:20:00-06:00Tate Lafayetteuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886782023 Research Symposium and Design Fair<p> Innovation on Display at South Dakota Mines South Dakota Mines is hosting two events that will highlight the research and design success of graduating seniors and graduate students. The 13th annual Student Research Symposium at South Dakota Mines , starts at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in </p>2023-04-06T18:35:00-06:002023-04-06T18:35:00-06:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188679ME Innovation Award 2023<p> Mines Mechanical Engineering Department Receives Prestigious Industry Award for Innovation in Education The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) presented the South Dakota Mines Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) with the Donald N. Zwiep Innovation in Education Award during their annual </p>2023-04-05T15:55:00-06:002023-04-05T15:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188680NASA Next-Gen Battery Breakthrough<p> Corn Stalks in Space: NASA Next-Gen Battery Breakthrough Fueled by Multidisciplinary Collaboration at South Dakota Mines South Dakota Mines has received a new $750,000 NASA EPSCoR grant to fund research into the next generation of lithium-sulfur batteries for use in space technology. The grant comes followi</p>2023-04-04T15:50:00-06:002023-04-04T15:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886812023 Science Fair Winners<p> Father and Son Win Spot at International Science Fair 37 Years Apart Louis Rancour, a sophomore from Wall High School, took home the top honors at this year’s High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at South Dakota Mines. Louis followed directly in his father’s footsteps. In 1986, Tom Rancour w</p>2023-03-28T13:55:00-06:002023-03-28T13:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886822023 Cultural Expo<p> Mines 60th Annual Cultural Expo Features International Food and Entertainment South Dakota Mines students, faculty and staff will join a variety of community groups to celebrate cultures from around the world with food, entertainment and displays during the annual South Dakota Mines Cultural Expo .&#160; </p>2023-03-27T15:05:00-06:002023-03-27T15:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886832023 Women’s History Month Speaker<p> Mines Hosts Virtual Talk on the History of Women in Astronomy for Women’s History Month South Dakota Mines will host Caroline Simpson, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Physics at Florida International University for a talk on the history of women in the science of astronomy at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2</p>2023-03-22T14:15:00-06:002023-03-22T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886842023 iNSPiRE by Omnitech<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts iNSPiRE by Omnitech to Empower the Next Generation of Women in STEM South Dakota Mines will play host to iNSPiRE by Omnitech in Rapid City from 8 a.m.-2p.m. on March 24 in the university’s Surbeck Center.&#160; A student uses augmented reality to complete a task during the</p>2023-03-20T13:50:00-06:002023-03-20T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886852023 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair<p> Mines Hosts 68th Annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair South Dakota Mines will host its 68th annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair in the King Center on campus from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. South Dakota Mines will host its 68th annu</p>2023-03-17T15:10:00-06:002023-03-17T15:10:00-06:00Zachary Boswelluuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886862023 Dublin Dash<p> Mines Hosts Annual Dublin Dash The 17 th annual Dublin Dash 5K fun run/walk is Saturday, March 25.&#160; The annual Dublin Dash 5K fun run/walk is Saturday, March 25. Event registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. The 17 th annual Dublin Dash 5K fun run/walk is Sat</p>2023-03-16T20:30:00-06:002023-03-16T20:30:00-06:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188687Black Hills Talks 2023<p> Mines Hosts Event to Foster Community Dialogue and Civic Engagement South Dakota Mines will host “Black Hills Talks” at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 27, in the Surbeck Center on the university campus. &#160; South Dakota Mines will host “Black Hills Talks” at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 27, in the Surb</p>2023-03-16T14:10:00-06:002023-03-16T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188688Women In Science Day 2023<p> STEM Careers in Focus at Conference for Over 800 7th Grade Girls An estimated 814 middle school girls will converge on the South Dakota Mines campus from 9 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, for the annual Women in Science Conference.&#160; Rapid City’s annual Women in Science Conference wil</p>2023-03-09T19:30:00-07:002023-03-09T19:30:00-07:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188689Military Friendly 2023<p> South Dakota Mines Again Ranks Among the Nation’s Top Five Military Friendly Schools Military Friendly has ranked South Dakota Mines second in the nation for its service to veterans . Mines is the only public university in the state to achieve a Top 10 ranking from the organization as a “2023-2024 Military F</p>2023-03-09T15:10:00-07:002023-03-09T15:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188690Rausch Lab Dedicated<p> Mines Dedicates Scott Rausch Avionics Lab South Dakota Mines dedicated the Scott Rausch Avionics Lab on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, honoring the Mines alumnus, former instructor, interim department head, and avionics minor coordinator. Rausch passed away unexpectedly in April 2022. Linda Rausch un</p>2023-03-08T20:45:00-07:002023-03-08T20:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886912023 Startup Weekend<p> Mines Students Revive “Startup Weekend” to Spur Local Entrepreneurship and Networking A group of students at South Dakota Mines is working alongside staff, faculty and community members to host the Techstars Startup Weekend Rapid City on March 24-26 inside the Devereaux Library Makerspace on the Mines campu</p>2023-03-02T15:15:00-07:002023-03-02T15:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188692Mines Forges Peruvian Partnership<p> South Dakota Mines Forges New Partnership with Peruvian University thanks to 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund South Dakota Mines and the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas in Lima, Peru, (UPC Peru) were awarded a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund to build a partne</p>2023-02-21T21:40:00-07:002023-02-21T21:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886932023 E Week<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 46th Annual Engineers Week The 2023 Engineers Week will be held Feb. 21-25 with free events for the campus community, area students and the general public.&#160; Engineering Week, or E-Week for short, is a weeklong celebration of engineering and will be held from Fe</p>2023-02-17T16:50:00-07:002023-02-17T16:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188694Anderson Named AAAS Fellow<p> Dr. Laurie Anderson Named AAAS Fellow The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, has named South Dakota Mines Professor, Department Head and Museum Director Laurie Anderson, Ph.D., to its 2022 class of Fellows. South Dak</p>2023-02-14T16:50:00-07:002023-02-14T16:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886952023 Robot Rumble<p> “Robot Rumble,” Brings More Than 20 Area High School Teams to Battle it Out at South Dakota Mines South Dakota Mines VexU Robotics team will host a regional VEX robotic competition, called the Robot Rumble , for more than 20 high school teams from across South Dakota, Colorado and surrounding states. </p>2023-02-07T15:35:00-07:002023-02-07T15:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1886962023 Spring Career Fair<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Spring Career Fair South Dakota Mines is set to hold its in-person spring Career Fair with more than 170 vendors signed up to take part. The in-person fair is set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 in the King Center on campus. &#160; Employers from around the nation</p>2023-02-06T14:55:00-07:002023-02-06T14:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188697Scrubs Camp 2023<p> Rapid City Area Schools and South Dakota Mines Team Up to Inspire the Next Generation of Healthcare Workers at Scrubs Camp Rapid City Area Schools (RCAS) and South Dakota Mines are joining forces in an effort to inspire the next generation of health care workers.&#160; Dr. Tyler Bergstrom, a gen</p>2023-01-31T18:30:00-07:002023-01-31T18:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188698Mines Day 2023<p> South Dakota Mines Takes Over State Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday South Dakota Mines will host its annual Mines Day at the Capitol event in Pierre from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31. The event allows Mines to share the innovative work happening on campus with state lawmakers and business leaders. </p>2023-01-26T15:55:00-07:002023-01-26T15:55:00-07:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188699Students Help Build DUNE<p> South Dakota Mines Students Help Design and Build Photon Monitoring System for DUNE Students at South Dakota Mines are leading the way in calibrating the sensors that will detect and track tiny flashes of light inside the massive Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) that will be constructed at the</p>2023-01-17T16:25:00-07:002023-01-17T16:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887002023 MLK Day<p> Mines Students Mobilize to Give Back on MLK Day Holiday For the 13th year in a row, student groups from South Dakota Mines will step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, collecting food and cash donations at local grocery stores. Mines students collecting ca</p>2023-01-12T19:55:00-07:002023-01-12T19:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188701The Making of DUNE<p> The Making of DUNE: Excavating One of the Largest Deep Underground Caverns in History—for Science Mines alumnus, Joshua Willhite is an engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, which leads the DUNE project. He is the project manager for the infrastructure being instal</p>2023-01-10T15:10:00-07:002023-01-10T15:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887022023 Spring STEAM Cafe<p> Mines’ Spring 2023 STEAM Café Lineup Features Dark Skies, Early Radio, Local Pottery, Survival Skills and More South Dakota Mines Spring 2023 STEAM Café lineup includes a wide range of exciting topics. The Mines Chemistry Magic Show, presented each year by students in the American Chemical Society, </p>2023-01-09T16:20:00-07:002023-01-09T16:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188703Innovation District Booms<p> Vision Realized: Innovation District Booms Around South Dakota Mines An area of booming high-tech economic development around South Dakota Mines envisioned in 2016 by city, business, and university leaders is coming to life. An area of booming high-tech economic development around South Dak</p>2023-01-06T19:25:00-07:002023-01-06T19:25:00-07:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188704fall 2022 academic recognition<p> South Dakota Mines Honors Students for Academic Excellence South Dakota Mines has honored 633 students this fall semester for academic excellence.&#160; Emily Nix, a math major who is on the Fall 2022 Dean’s List, works on a math problem South Dakota Mines. South Dakota Mines has honored </p>2022-12-30T07:00:00-07:002022-12-30T07:00:00-07:00Richard Hughesuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188705Mines in Minecraft<p> Mines in Minecraft: Student Renders University Campus Inside Popular Video Game South Dakota Mines computer engineering major Jaxxen Cheney has built a model of the university campus inside the popular video game Minecraft.&#160; This is an image of the McLaury Building on the campus of South Da</p>2022-12-20T14:55:00-07:002022-12-20T14:55:00-07:00Tate Lafayetteuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188706In-State Rates Expand<p> South Dakota Mines adds Wisconsin and Illinois to List of States with In-State Rates A decision by the South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) allows South Dakota Mines to offer in-state rates to incoming freshmen and transfer students from Wisconsin and Illinois starting in the summer of 2023. &#160; </p>2022-12-19T16:10:00-07:002022-12-19T16:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188707Fall 2022 Commencement<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 186th Commencement South Dakota Mines 186th commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in the Fine Arts Theater at The Monument in Rapid City. Those who wish to view the ceremony online can find information here . &#160; &#160; South Dakot</p>2022-12-16T16:00:00-07:002022-12-16T16:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887082022 CEO Business Competition<p> Agriculture Biotechnology Company Wins 1st Place at South Dakota Mines CEO Business Competition A company that evolved from research at Mines on turning corn stover into a valuable form of graphite has won the 2022 CEO Business Plan Competition at South Dakota Mines. Bharath Maddipudi and Kha</p>2022-12-06T15:45:00-07:002022-12-06T15:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887092022 Parade of Trees<p> South Dakota Mines Annual Holiday Parade of Trees Open to the Public Community members are invited to vote on their favorite displays at the annual holiday Parade of Trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, in the Surbeck Center at&#160; South Dakot</p>2022-11-30T19:25:00-07:002022-11-30T19:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188710Nano Pinwheels<p> Mines Researcher Creates Nano-sized Pinwheels Dr. Shan Zhou, an assistant professor in the Department of Nanoscience and Biomedical Engineering at South Dakota Mines, made a breakthrough in the creation of nanoscale structures that could change medicine, computing, clean energy and more. Dr. S</p>2022-11-29T15:00:00-07:002022-11-29T15:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188711Diwali 2022<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts 33rd Annual Diwali Celebration Featuring Food, Fireworks and Cultural Performances The India Club at South Dakota Mines will host the 33rd annual celebration of Diwali Night , featuring cultural entertainment, food and fireworks show, on Saturday, Nov. 19. The celebr</p>2022-11-17T22:10:00-07:002022-11-17T22:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188712EMGE 2022<p> Mines Students Win Scholarships through Speaker Series South Dakota Mines concluded its 17 th annual Engineers Make Great Entrepreneurs (EMGE) Speaker Series this fall. A total of 41 students took home cash prizes. Brianna Hoff was the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship for the best pre</p>2022-11-15T17:00:00-07:002022-11-15T17:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188713Alumni Donate to VRC<p> Mines Plans Upgrades to Veterans Resource Center Thanks to Alumni Donors Rich and Trudy Wells have stepped up to help upgrade the newly named Rich and Trudy Wells Veterans Resource Center at South Dakota Mines. Mines ROTC cadets prepare a service flag, flown for those students currently</p>2022-11-07T14:50:00-07:002022-11-07T14:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188714Grubby Games Con 2022<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Annual Grubby Games Convention and Esports Charity Fundraiser South Dakota Mines will hold its annual Grubby Games Convention (GG Con) Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5 - 6, to raise funds for Extra Life - Children’s Miracle Network . Members of the Hardrocker Esports cl</p>2022-11-02T14:45:00-06:002022-11-02T14:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188715Mines&#39; 2022 Fall Rankings<p> South Dakota Mines Tops State and Nation in Multiple Rankings A range of organizations have once again placed South Dakota Mines among the top universities in the state and nation. South Dakota Mines has again topped the state and nation in multiple rankings from multiple sources. </p>2022-11-01T13:50:00-06:002022-11-01T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188716Beyond the Game 2022<p> Mines Hardrocker Ally Students Launch New Charity Fundraising Campaign South Dakota Mines athletes who are part of the Hardrocker Ally Association student group are launching a new charity fundraiser called Beyond the Game that uses crowdfunding to raise money for childhood cancer families. </p>2022-10-20T14:30:00-06:002022-10-20T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188717Fossil Dissolution Rate Study<p> South Dakota Mines Study Shows Fossil Dissolution Rates Paleontologists have not yet gained a complete understanding of the rate fossils erode once they are exposed at the surface. South Dakota Mines graduate student Colleen Sullivan set out to get some answers. Her research has just been published in </p>2022-10-19T14:10:00-06:002022-10-19T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188718Night at the Museum 2022<p> Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines Hosts Night at the Museum The public is welcome to attend Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines’ Night at the Museum. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Night at the Museum returns to the Museum of Ge</p>2022-10-18T15:30:00-06:002022-10-18T15:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188719Rocker Trail Opens<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Trail Above Campus Rapid City has a new outdoor opportunity in the Rocker Trail. The walking, running and biking trail loops across the grass-covered hills above the South Dakota Mines campus, providing wonderful views of Rapid City, the surrounding prairie an</p>2022-10-12T19:10:00-06:002022-10-12T19:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188720National Fossil Day 2022<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates National Fossil Day with Commemoration of the Fossil Cycad National Monument The Museum of Geology at South Dakota Mines will celebrate National Fossil Day from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 12. The event includes visiting paleontologists from around the region who will be on hand</p>2022-10-11T19:25:00-06:002022-10-11T19:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887212022 Junior Bladesmithing Championship<p> Oppelt Brothers Win Mines Junior Bladesmithing Championship for the Second Year in a Row Caleb and Evan Oppelt from Goodwin, SD have landed the top spots in South Dakota Mines Junior Bladesmithing Championship for the second year in a row.&#160; &#160; Caleb and Evan Oppelt, the 2022 winners of the</p>2022-10-06T16:35:00-06:002022-10-06T16:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188722Vanderboom Dedication<p> Mines dedicates Vanderboom Office of Student Success South Dakota Mines dedicated the Vanderboom Office of Student Success honoring donors Steve and Julie Vanderboom. Steve and Julie Vanderboom speaking at the dedication of the new the Vanderboom Office of Student Success on Monday, Sept. 26 in </p>2022-10-04T17:20:00-06:002022-10-04T17:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188723Nucor Building Groundbreaking<p> Mines Breaks Ground on Nucor Mineral Industries Building South Dakota Mines has completed a historic groundbreaking for the Nucor Mineral Industries Building. The building will be a hub for the geology, geological engineering, mining engineering and metallurgical engineering programs. The facility will prov</p>2022-09-30T20:55:00-06:002022-09-30T20:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188724Mines Honors Graduates at Homecoming Gala<p> Mines Honors Graduates at Homecoming Gala South Dakota Mines honored 11 alumni at the first annual Hardrocker Heritage Gala held on M Day (Sept. 23, 2022). The university recognized the 2022 Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Recent Graduates, and the annual March Medal recipient. &#160; Tim </p>2022-09-26T19:05:00-06:002022-09-26T19:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887252022 NASA Space Apps Challenge<p> Mines Alumni Bring NASA Space Apps Challenge to Rapid City to Spur Innovation and High-Tech Business Growth The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is touted as an “international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists and others in cities around the wo</p>2022-09-22T14:50:00-06:002022-09-22T14:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188726Mines Enrollment 2022<p> South Dakota Mines Enrollment Up in 2022 Enrollment at South Dakota Mines is up 3.1% for the 2022 school year. &#160; South Dakota Mines students shuffle in between classes on campus.&#160; Enrollment at Mines is up for the 2022 school year with a total headcount of 2,493 students. &#160; Enr</p>2022-09-20T18:35:00-06:002022-09-20T18:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887272022 Constitution Day Talk<p> Human Services Coordinator for Rapid City Presented Constitution Day Talk at Mines South Dakota Mines hosted speaker Lila DeMarrias Mehlhaff on Sept. 16, 2022, for the annual talk celebrating the U.S. Constitution. Lila DeMarrias Mehlhaff, human services coordinator for the City of Rapid City,</p>2022-09-16T20:55:00-06:002022-09-16T20:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188728Mines Research on Solar Cell Recycling<p> South Dakota Mines Faculty and Students Study Solar Cell Recycling Technology Solar panels have been in use for several decades in the United States, but what happens when they are old enough to be replaced or upgraded? Dr. Ilke Celik has received funding from the National Science Foundation to study method</p>2022-09-15T14:05:00-06:002022-09-15T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188729Arts + Engineering at Mines<p> Mines Hosts Arts + Engineering Mixer to Showcase the New National Science Foundation Funded Program The new Arts + Engineering Program at Mines is thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) . A student in the South Dakota Mines Foundry heats metal in a forge before workin</p>2022-09-14T16:15:00-06:002022-09-14T16:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188730Mines 2022 Career Fair<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Largest Career Fair on Record South Dakota Mines hosted the largest career fair in university history on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Mines routinely hosts some of the biggest career fairs in the state, and the large number of employers and organizations that attended this year reflects th</p>2022-09-13T22:35:00-06:002022-09-13T22:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188731Mines Joins I-Corps<p> South Dakota Mines Joins NSF I-Corps Hub in “Game Changing” Move for University Innovation and Entrepreneurship South Dakota Mines has been named a partner in a $14 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that establishes the new multi-institutional Great Plains Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Hub. </p>2022-09-13T14:15:00-06:002022-09-13T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188732Masterlark Safety Training<p> Mines Faculty Instills Real-World Field Survival Skills Following State Department Fellowship Dr. Timothy Masterlark is bringing what he learned on a State Department fellowship back to campus. He teaches Mines geology and geological engineering students how to survive in the field, whether they are investigat</p>2022-09-07T14:05:00-06:002022-09-07T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188733Mines Joins KEEN<p> Mines Joins the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network to Advance Innovation and Economic Development South Dakota Mines has been accepted into the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) . KEEN includes more than 50 colleges and universities across the United States. Work in Mines </p>2022-09-01T14:25:00-06:002022-09-01T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887342022 REAP<p> High School Students Spend Summer Doing University Research at South Dakota Mines Thanks to Army Program The Army&#39;s REAP program provides opportunities for pre-college students to conduct research for five to eight weeks alongside faculty and graduate students. &#160; Olivia Grinager, an in</p>2022-08-19T14:30:00-06:002022-08-19T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188735Mines Receives NCI Funding<p> Mines Researchers Receive National Cancer Institute Funding for Innovation that Reverses Breast Cancer Dr. Congzhou Wang and Dr. Steve Smith received a research grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) under the National Institutes of Health to study the use of black phosphorous nanosheets and near-infra</p>2022-08-09T14:25:00-06:002022-08-09T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188736STEAM Cafe Lineup -- Fall 2022<p> Mines’ STEAM Café Presentations Delve Medical Research, DoD Engineering, Steinbeck’s WWII Service, Paleontology and More South Dakota Mines Fall 2022 STEAM Café lineup includes a wide range of engaging topics.&#160;An acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, STEAM Café is held at 6 </p>2022-08-08T18:40:00-06:002022-08-08T18:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188737New Humanities Head<p> South Dakota Mines Selects New Head for Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Kyle Knight, Ph.D., has been selected as the new head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at South Dakota Mines. Dr. Kyle Knight is the new head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at</p>2022-07-29T16:35:00-06:002022-07-29T16:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188738Hardrocker Ally Association(1)<p> Engineering a Better Tomorrow: Hardrocker Ally Association The Hardrocker Ally Association, formed by Mines athletes and students, is a volunteer effort aimed at community outreach, networking, and advocacy. Jeremiah Bridges, a member of the Hardrocker Ally Association and a Mines athlete in </p>2022-07-26T15:00:00-06:002022-07-26T15:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188739Dr. Anderson Named GSA Fellow<p> Mines Department Head, Professor and Paleontologist Dr. Laurie Anderson Named GSA Fellow Laurie Anderson, Ph.D., a professor and head of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering and director of the South Dakota Mines Museum of Geology has been named a fellow to the Geological Society of Ameri</p>2022-07-25T14:00:00-06:002022-07-25T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188740New Data Science Specialization and Doctorate<p> South Dakota Mines Offers New Undergraduate Specialization and Doctorate in Data Science and Engineering Mines will offer a new specialization in data science for math majors and a new Ph.D. in data science and engineering starting in the fall of 2022. Dr. Kyle Caudle works out a math problem </p>2022-07-18T18:25:00-06:002022-07-18T18:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188741MET Students Make Art and Pottery<p> Mines Students Studying Materials Science Use Local Clay to Make Art and Pottery South Dakota Mines students in the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering got their hands dirty in a unique National Science Foundation funded project designed to delve into both the art and science behind local clay </p>2022-07-15T14:15:00-06:002022-07-15T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188742EECS Department Formed<p> South Dakota Mines Merges Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Computer Engineering South Dakota Mines is merging the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering into one department. The new Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EE</p>2022-07-14T14:05:00-06:002022-07-14T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188743SD FIRST Program 2022<p> Leading the Pack: The SD FIRST Program Opens Doors for First Generation Students A new program at Mines, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims to improve retention of first-generation college students and to increase the number of talented young people who become STEM professionals. </p>2022-07-12T16:00:00-06:002022-07-12T16:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188744Alumnus Earns Marie Curie Fellowship<p> South Dakota Mines Graduate Who Studies Hurricane Storm Surge Earns Prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship Dr. Eirik Valseth, a Mines alumnus, has been awarded the Marie Curie Fellowship of the European Union , which is among the most prestigious fellowships in Europe. Dr. Eirik Valseth, </p>2022-06-30T13:35:00-06:002022-06-30T13:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887452022 Placement Rate<p> Mines Placement Rate and Starting Salary for Recent Grads Remains Strong South Dakota Mines graduates continue to enjoy a very high placement rate in their field of study and an excellent starting salary. The most recent data, from the graduating class of 2021, shows a 97% job placement rate in science, tec</p>2022-06-29T05:40:00-06:002022-06-29T05:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188746Mines 2021-2022 Community Service<p> Mines Donates 4632 Hours of Community Service during the 2021-2022 School Year South Dakota Mines faculty, staff, and students joined with members of the university’s Center for Alumni Relations and Advancement in 4,632 hours in community service during the 2021-2022 school year. Mines athle</p>2022-06-13T14:20:00-06:002022-06-13T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188747Mines Researcher Invents AMBER<p> South Dakota Mines Researcher Invents Revolutionary Onsite Wastewater Treatment Device Maryam Amouamouha, Ph.D., a graduate student at South Dakota Mines, has invented a new device that could revolutionize water treatment and improve water quality and availability around the world. Maryam Amo</p>2022-06-07T14:10:00-06:002022-06-07T14:10:00-06:00Ayedon Mooreuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887482022 DoD SMART Scholarship<p> Mines Student Lands Prestigious DoD SMART Scholarship Bennet Outland, a junior studying mechanical engineering with a focus on robotics at South Dakota Mines , has been awarded the Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship . </p>2022-06-06T14:45:00-06:002022-06-06T14:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188749Summer 2022 Go to Mines<p> Sign Up for a Tour at Go to Mines This Summer South Dakota Mines will host hundreds of prospective students during two Go to Mines events this summer. South Dakota Mines will host hundreds of prospective students during two Go to Mines events this summer. Students and their families are in</p>2022-06-01T16:30:00-06:002022-06-01T16:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188750Spring 2022 Dean&#39;s List<p> South Dakota Mines Names Students to Spring 2022 Dean’s List South Dakota Mines has named 587 students to the Spring 2022 Dean’s List . &#160; Trinity Lindner, a mechanical engineering major who is on the Spring 2022 Dean’s List, works in a robotics lab at South Dakota Mines. &#160; South</p>2022-05-20T19:50:00-06:002022-05-20T19:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188751Spring 2022 Top Rankings<p> Mines Tops the State and Nation in College Rankings Once again, South Dakota Mines has topped the state and nation in a wide array of college rankings. Mines measured well in both return on investment (ROI) and overall academic quality against other universities in South Dakota and across the country. &#160; &#160; </p>2022-05-20T14:25:00-06:002022-05-20T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188752Raspberry Shake Study at SURF<p> Mines Student Calculates Depth of the Earth’s Crust with “Raspberry Shake” Data at Underground Lab A Mines geology student and professor may have found a relatively inexpensive way to measure the thickness of the Earth’s crust using seismic waves. Elise Staat holding a Raspberry Shake seismome</p>2022-05-19T13:45:00-06:002022-05-19T13:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887532022 West River Math Contest<p> Area Students Win West River Math Contest at South Dakota Mines South Dakota Mines hosted the 70 th annual West River Math Contest on Monday, May 9, with 432 middle and high school students in attendance. &#160; Trophies are awarded to the overall champions at the 70 th annual West River Mat</p>2022-05-11T14:10:00-06:002022-05-11T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887542022 Conference on Science at SURF<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Fourth Conference on Science at Sanford Underground Research Facility South Dakota Mines is hosting the fourth Conference on Science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility which will cover all aspects of research at SURF. The last Conference on Science at the Sanford</p>2022-05-09T13:40:00-06:002022-05-09T13:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188755Billy Mills at Mines 2022 Commencement<p> Olympic Gold Medal Winner Billy Mills to Speak at South Dakota Mines 185th Commencement Olympian Billy Mills is the featured speaker at the South Dakota Mines 185th commencement ceremony starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in the Ice Arena at The Monument in Rapid City. Olympian</p>2022-05-02T14:10:00-06:002022-05-02T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188756Nucor Mineral Industries Building Announced<p> Nucor Donates Largest Corporate Gift in University History to South Dakota Mines for New Building Nucor Corporation has provided South Dakota Mines with the largest corporate gift in university history, totaling $5 million, to help fund a new mineral industries building on campus. &#160; The</p>2022-04-21T15:05:00-06:002022-04-21T15:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887572022 Giant Vision Winners<p> Mines Dominates Governor’s Giant Vision and Statewide Business Competitions South Dakota Mines has won both the student and open division categories at the South Dakota Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition . The competition is the biggest of its type in the state and Mines students or alumni have tak</p>2022-04-19T19:10:00-06:002022-04-19T19:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188758Mines Fills Infrastructure Needs<p> Engineers and Scientists in Critical Need for United States Infrastructure Improvements The United States is undertaking a new era of infrastructure improvements that highlight a critical need for engineers and scientists. Universities like South Dakota Mines train the next generation of science, technolo</p>2022-04-12T14:35:00-06:002022-04-12T14:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188759Wood Wins CAREER Award<p> Mines Faculty Member Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award to Research Osteoarthritis Scott Wood, Ph.D., assistant professor of nanoscience and nanoengineering at South Dakota Mines, has won a highly prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his work to study the causes of osteoarthritis a</p>2022-04-07T14:10:00-06:002022-04-07T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887602022 Braun Awards<p> Braun Student Inventor Awards for New 3D Print Resin and Fire-Starting Device Two South Dakota Mines students are winners of 2022 Braun Student Inventor Award. One award is for a new type of water-degradable 3D printer resin, while the other is for a new type of campfire starter. Whytneigh </p>2022-04-06T14:45:00-06:002022-04-06T14:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887612022 IceCube Masterclass<p> High School Students Complete Real-World Data Science on Antarctic Neutrino Experiment at Mines During the IceCube Masterclass, students get a chance to work with the actual dataset measured by international IceCube Neutrino Observatory, located at the geographic South Pole. Dr. Matthias Plum</p>2022-04-05T14:25:00-06:002022-04-05T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887622022 Talk Data to Me<p> Mines Faculty, Alumni Host “Talk Data to Me” Panel At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at Hay Camp Brewing Company, a panel of industry experts representing companies from across the country will join Mines faculty, alumni and students in a panel discussion, titled Talk Data to Me . &#160; </p>2022-04-01T18:20:00-06:002022-04-01T18:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887632022 Research Symposium<p> Mines Annual Research Symposium Features Work on Space Travel, Water Quality, Supercells, DUNE, and More The 12th annual Student Research Symposium at South Dakota Mines , starts at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Surbeck Center Ballroom.&#160; The event features an array of cutting-edge research across many </p>2022-03-31T14:25:00-06:002022-03-31T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887642022 Cultural Expo<p> Mines Annual Cultural Expo Features International Food and Entertainment South Dakota Mines international students, faculty and staff will join a variety of community groups to celebrate cultures from around the world with food, entertainment and displays during the annual South Dakota Mines Cultural Expo . </p>2022-03-28T14:00:00-06:002022-03-28T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188765Mines 2022 Bladesmithing<p> South Dakota Mines Takes Second Place at International Bladesmithing Competition A team of South Dakota Mines students have captured second place in a global knife and sword-making competition. South Dakota Mines 2022 award-winning bladesmithing team. Pictured from left to right are Nicholas</p>2022-03-23T14:15:00-06:002022-03-23T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887662022 Science and Engineering Fair<p> Mines Hosts 67th Annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair South Dakota Mines will host its 67th annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair in the King Center on campus from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 South Dakota Mines will host its 67th a</p>2022-03-17T13:50:00-06:002022-03-17T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188767Mines at 2022 Defense &amp; Industry Symposium<p> Mines Hosts Sessions on PFAS at Black Hills Defense &amp;amp; Industry Symposium South Dakota Mines will play an important role at the upcoming Black Hills Defense &amp;amp; Industry Symposium on March 14-16 at The Monument in Rapid City. South Dakota Mines will host a roundtable discussio</p>2022-03-11T17:15:00-07:002022-03-11T17:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188768Women in Science 2022<p> STEM Careers in Focus at Conference for 1400 Middle School Girls An estimated 1,400 middle school girls will converge on the South Dakota Mines campus from 9 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15-16, for the annual Women in Science Conference. The annual Women in Science Confe</p>2022-03-10T17:10:00-07:002022-03-10T17:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188769Mines Military Friendly 2022 Ranking<p> South Dakota Mines Ranks in the Nation’s Top Five Military Friendly Schools Military Friendly has ranked South Dakota Mines third in the nation for its service to veterans. Mines is the only public university in the state to achieve a Top 10 ranking from the organization as a “2022-2023 Military Friendly ® </p>2022-03-08T19:10:00-07:002022-03-08T19:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887702022 Rock &amp; Fossil ID Day<p> Museum of Geology Invites Public to Rock &amp;amp; Fossil ID Day Members of the public are invited to bring their backyard fossil or rock finds to the South Dakota Mines Museum of Geology on Saturday, March 5th, for the annual Rock and Fossil ID Day . Members of the public are invited to b</p>2022-03-02T16:15:00-07:002022-03-02T16:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=188771Mines Partners with IITG<p> South Dakota Mines Partners with Indian Institute of Technology to Advance Multidisciplinary Research Efforts South Dakota Mines has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) to advance research into two-dimensional (2D) materials and biofilms. </p>2022-02-24T14:50:00-07:002022-02-24T14:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=1887722022 Freedom Scholarship<p> Freedom Scholarship Allocates $310,000 in New Funding for Future Mines Students The first allocation of the new Freedom Scholarship totals $310,000 in new funding for future South Dakota Mines students who are state residents. A Mines student at work in the university’s Center of Excel</p>2022-02-23T22:55:00-07:002022-02-23T22:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:207fc680-c648-475c-ab15-ebc598403f48;id=18877345th Annual Engineers Week<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 45th Annual Engineers Week For 45 year