SDSM&T Newsuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914222022-12-23T07:38:16Zuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291423Mines 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>2022-12-20T14:55:00-07:002022-12-20T14:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291424In-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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291425Fall 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914262022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914272022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291428Nano 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291429Diwali 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291430EMGE 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291431Alumni 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291432Grubby 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291433Mines&#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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291434Beyond 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291435Fossil 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291436Night 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291437Rocker 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291438National 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914392022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291440Vanderboom 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291441Nucor 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291442Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914432022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291444Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914452022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291446Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291447Arts + 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291448Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291449Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291450Masterlark 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291451Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914522022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291453Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291454STEAM 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291455New 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291456Hardrocker 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291457Dr. 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291458New 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291459MET 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291460EECS 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291461SD 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291462Alumnus 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914632022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291464Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291465Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914662022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291467Summer 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291468Spring 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291469Spring 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291470Raspberry 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914712022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914722022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291473Billy 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291474Nucor 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914752022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291476Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291477Wood 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914782022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914792022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914802022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914812022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914822022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291483Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914842022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291485Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291486Women 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291487Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914882022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291489Mines 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914902022 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:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29149145th Annual Engineers Week<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 45th Annual Engineers Week For 45 years, South Dakota Mines has invited middle school students to campus in February to learn about the fields of science and engineering. The 2022 Engineers Week will be held Feb. 22-25 with free events for the campus community, area students</p>2022-02-17T16:25:00-07:002022-02-17T16:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291492Mines Start-Ups Win DoD Assistance<p> Three Mines Start-Ups Win DoD Business Development Assistance The National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), a program run by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), has awarded three start-up companies created by research at South Dakota Mines admission into the 2022 NSIN Emerge Accelerator . This busin</p>2022-02-16T17:30:00-07:002022-02-16T17:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291493Mines Nano Makes a Quantum Leap<p> Mines Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Makes a Quantum Leap Joining Arkansas-Montana Quantum Foundry The White House Office of Science &amp;amp; Technology Policy has announced that a team of South Dakota Mines researchers in the Department of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering are joining the “MonArk Quantum Foundry.”</p>2022-02-15T14:45:00-07:002022-02-15T14:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291494Mines Requests Building Purchase<p> South Dakota Mines Requests Building Purchase to Grow Innovation and Jobs Mines is asking state lawmakers to approve $5.25 million for purchase of the Ascent Innovation Building to meet a critical need for research space on campus.&#160; South Dakota Mines President Jim Rankin, Ph.D., P.E. has this</p>2022-02-08T12:45:00-07:002022-02-08T12:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914952022 Mines Day at the Capitol<p> South Dakota Mines Takes Over State Capitol Rotunda Friday South Dakota Mines will host its annual Mines Day at the Capitol event in Pierre from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, Feb.4. The event allows Mines students, faculty, and staff to share their innovative work with state lawmakers and leaders. &#160; </p>2022-02-02T18:30:00-07:002022-02-02T18:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2914962022 Spring Career Fairs<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Two Spring Career Fairs More than one hundred interested employers and more than one thousand Mines students show up for South Dakota Mines career fairs. Students have a chance to meet and interview with prospective employers from around the state and nation.&#160;&#160;&#160; &#160;&#160; </p>2022-01-31T15:35:00-07:002022-01-31T15:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291497Spring 2022 STEAM Café<p> Mines STEAM Café Showcases Engineering and the Arts, Gothic Traditions, Critical Minerals and More The Spring 2022 STEAM Café series is set with many fascinating topics you won't want to miss! Mines student, Jenna Sayler, works with molten glass in the university foundry. This work is an examp</p>2022-01-26T16:05:00-07:002022-01-26T16:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291498Innovative Systems Donation<p> Innovative Systems Donates $500,000 to South Dakota Mines Scholarships Innovative Systems, LLC , located in Mitchell, SD, has gifted $500,000 to South Dakota Mines for the establishment of the Innovative Systems/Alpine Investors Scholarship. &#160; The Innovative Systems facility in South Dak</p>2022-01-25T15:15:00-07:002022-01-25T15:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291499Mines Students Mobilize to Give Back on MLK Day Holiday<p> Mines Students Mobilize to Give Back on MLK Day Holiday For the 12th 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. The food drive benefits Feeding South Dakota</p>2022-01-11T22:50:00-07:002022-01-11T22:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915002022 SPS Win<p> Mines Physics Student Organization Wins 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. Members of the Society of Physics Students at Mines in 2021 (from left to right) Serenity Eng</p>2022-01-10T15:35:00-07:002022-01-10T15:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291501Mines Names Students to Fall 2021 Dean’s List<p> Mines Names Students to Fall 2021 Dean’s List South Dakota Mines has named 616 students to the Fall 2021 Dean’s List. Benjamin Titus, a senior mathematics major from Rapid City with minors in business and history, works out some problems in a classroom at Mines. Titus is one of the 616 stu</p>2022-01-06T15:00:00-07:002022-01-06T15:00:00-07:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291502Local Teacher Helps Mines Ag Research<p> Local Teacher Connects Mines Faculty and South Dakota Farmers to Capitalize on Breakthroughs in Ag Research Donnie Decker, a high school science teacher in Newell, SD, is assisting Mines researchers in developing safe and clean ways for farmers to convert agricultural waste like corn stalks into valuable </p>2022-01-05T18:40:00-07:002022-01-05T18:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291503Mines Alumnus New RESPEC President<p> RESPEC Announces Mines Alumnus Jason Love as New President South Dakota Mines alumnus Jason Love has been appointed President of RESPEC, the company announced this week. South Dakota Mines alumnus Jason Love has been appointed President of RESPEC.&#160; South Dakota Mines alumnus Jason </p>2022-01-05T15:20:00-07:002022-01-05T15:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291504Wang Wins CAREER Award<p> Mines Faculty Member Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award for Research to Slow Cancer Using Nanotechnology Dr. Congzhou Wang has won a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his work, which has real promise for both stopping cancer and understanding how nanomaterials interact with the b</p>2022-01-04T15:20:00-07:002022-01-04T15:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915052022 Veteran of the Year Finalist<p> Mines Student Named National Student Veteran of the Year Finalist Michael Frazer Garcia, a business management in technology major and U.S. Marine Corps veteran is a finalist for the national “ Student Veteran of the Year ” award. &#160; Michael Frazer Garcia, a business management and technol</p>2022-01-03T22:05:00-07:002022-01-03T22:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291506Mines Tops 2022 Rankings<p> Mines Programs Ranked Best in the Nation for Value and Quality A broad spectrum of websites and publications that provide annual rankings for universities put South Dakota Mines among the top schools in the state and nation.&#160; &#160; The McLaury Building on the Mines campus is home to Mines mat</p>2021-12-21T15:00:00-07:002021-12-21T15:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291507Mines 184th Commencement<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 184th Commencement South Dakota Mines 184th commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, in the Fine Arts Theater at The Monument in Rapid City. South Dakota Mines 184th commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1</p>2021-12-15T15:00:00-07:002021-12-15T15:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915082021 Butterfield Cup<p> Mines Students Win Butterfield Cup for New Software Program Connecting Interns and Graduates with Employers A pair of South Dakota Mines students have won the eighth annual Butterfield Cup. The competition is part of the university’s CSC 340 software engineering course and has a history of turning student ideas i</p>2021-12-09T16:40:00-07:002021-12-09T16:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915092021 CEO Business Competition<p> Nanotechnology Company Wins 1st Place in Mines CEO Business Competition The eighth annual CEO Business Plan Competition at South Dakota Mines was held on Saturday with first place and the $4,000 grand prize going to Kim Yip Chiok for his business Solar Nanotech. Kim Yip Chiok is the 1 st p</p>2021-12-07T16:25:00-07:002021-12-07T16:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291510Brunmaier Wins NSF Fellowship<p> Mines Student Wins Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for Building Machine to Study the Inside of Blood Vessels South Dakota Mines Ph.D. student Laura Brunmaier has won a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) totaling $130,000 to continue her work in </p>2021-12-02T20:10:00-07:002021-12-02T20:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915112021 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 trees at the annual holiday Parade of Trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 1-3, in the Surbeck Center at South Dakota Mines . This year, the annual Parade of Tre</p>2021-11-29T23:25:00-07:002021-11-29T23:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291512Richard Gowen: A Legacy of Excellence<p> Richard Gowen: A Legacy of Excellence Dr. Richard Gowen, who was among the most impactful leaders in the history of South Dakota Mines, passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at the age of 86. Read his full obituary. Dr. Richard Gowen, who was among the most impactful leaders in the histor</p>2021-11-17T18:20:00-07:002021-11-17T18:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291513Diwali 2021<p> Diwali Celebration at Mines Featuring Fireworks, Cultural Performances, &amp;amp; Tastes of India The India Club at South Dakota Mines invites the public to celebrate the 30th Annual Diwali Night, featuring cultural entertainment, food and fireworks show. &#160; The India Club at South Dakota Mines</p>2021-11-17T15:10:00-07:002021-11-17T15:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291514NSLS at Mines<p> South Dakota Mines Adds National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter South Dakota Mines has established a chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) for its students. South Dakota Mines will induct its first class of the National Society of Leadership and Succ</p>2021-11-15T17:25:00-07:002021-11-15T17:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291515POET Bioproducts Institute<p> POET Bioproducts Institute to Transition Research to the Marketplace A new laboratory will bring researchers from South Dakota Mines and South Dakota State University together with industry partners to transition bench-scale bioprocessing and bioproducts research to the marketplace. Digni</p>2021-11-10T21:05:00-07:002021-11-10T21:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915162021 Veterans Day Salute<p> Mines Hosts Annual Veterans Day Salute with Honored Guest Speaker Brig. Gen. Michael J. Oster Mines annual Veterans Day Salute includes a flag rising ceremony and a special speaker. Each year the university Veterans Club hosts the event along with a chili cook-off fundraiser. Mines annual Ve</p>2021-11-05T15:15:00-06:002021-11-05T15:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291517Big Data Earth Systems Research<p> South Dakota Mines Leads Research to Aid Understanding of Earth Systems with Big Data A research team led by South Dakota Mines assistant professor of geology and geological engineering, Gokce Ustunisik Ph.D., has received $278,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation to help create a system that </p>2021-11-03T17:45:00-06:002021-11-03T17:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291518Mines Contributes to MicroBooNE<p> Mines Physicists Contribute to MicroBooNE New Results and Help Pave the Way for DUNE South Dakota Mines assistant professor of physics, David A. Martinez Caicedo, Ph.D., and his research group are among the scientists who are part of the recent announcement from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on t</p>2021-10-29T13:55:00-06:002021-10-29T13:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291519The Water Ambassador<p> The Water Ambassador Mark Anderson has worked on water issues around the world. Today he&#39;s back at his alma mater serving as an adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering. He is using his life experience to inspire this next generation of problem solvers. For young people considering a career in </p>2021-10-27T19:15:00-06:002021-10-27T19:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291520Water Cooler Moments<p> The Power of Water Cooler Moments: A Story of Success at South Dakota Mines &#160; In the right environment, chance encounters in the workplace can yield brilliant innovation. &#160; It’s not just about fostering random in-person connections; it’s about creating the kind of space where safe and i</p>2021-10-26T14:20:00-06:002021-10-26T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915212021 Bladesmithing Championship Opens<p> Junior Bladesmithing Championship Seeks High School Sword and Knifemakers from Across the United Sates South Dakota Mines &#160;annual Junior Bladesmithing Championship is now accepting applications. The competition is open to high school students across the nation who can produce a blade by hand-hammering or </p>2021-10-21T13:45:00-06:002021-10-21T13:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291522Raven Gives $150,000 to Mines<p> Raven Industries Gives $150,000 to South Dakota Mines for New Scholarship and Avionics Upgrades South Dakota Mines’ Department of Electrical Engineering has received $150,000 from Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) to support the university’s new minor in avionics. Two South Dakota Mines stude</p>2021-10-20T13:50:00-06:002021-10-20T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915232021 Career Fair Success<p> Mines Career Fair Proves Key for South Dakota’s Economy South Dakota Mines is smallest of the state’s public universities by student headcount, but Mines repeatedly hosts some of the biggest career fairs that include employers ranging from local engineering start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. &#160; </p>2021-10-19T16:45:00-06:002021-10-19T16:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291524High Impact Hardrocker: Dr. Fluke<p> High Impact Hardrocker - Geraldean Lynn Fluke South Dakota Mines profiles alumni who have made unique and extraordinary contributions to the world during their careers.&#160; Dr. Geraldean Lynn Fluke is the latest installment in the High Impact Hardrockers series. &#160; Dr. Geraldean Lynn Fluke.&#160;</p>2021-10-12T16:45:00-06:002021-10-12T16:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291525Swindler CBE Endowment<p> Mines Receives Largest Gift in University History, Naming Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in Honor of Alumna Karen M. Swindler South Dakota Mines ’ chemical and biological engineering department has been renamed the Karen M. Swindler Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering after th</p>2021-10-07T14:10:00-06:002021-10-07T14:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291526Higher Education Task Force at Mines<p> Mines Hosts Community Update on Higher Education Task Force The South Dakota Board of Regents will hold an outreach session at South Dakota Mines on Oct. 5 to follow up on the work of a higher education task force that met over the past year. The public is invited to attend. @font-face </p>2021-10-04T15:30:00-06:002021-10-04T15:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291527New “Operation” Game at Mines<p> Mines Students Help Create Life Size “Operation” Game for STEM Outreach Events A multidisciplinary group of South Dakota Mines students, faculty and staff have created a life-size game of “operation” for use in STEM-based outreach events. The Pre-Health Organ Extraction Board Exhibit, also known as PHOEBE, i</p>2021-09-30T14:00:00-06:002021-09-30T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291528Mines Researchers Comb NASA Data<p> South Dakota Mines Researchers Aid NASA in Combing Space Station Research Data South Dakota Mines student and faculty researchers have received $300,000 in grants from NASA to help model microgravity in a rotating wall vessel and to comb the massive dataset gathered during a wide range of experiments</p>2021-09-28T13:55:00-06:002021-09-28T13:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291529Mines 2021 Enrollment<p> South Dakota Mines Enrollment Sees Little Change in 2021 Enrollment at South Dakota Mines is down by 59 students this year with a headcount of 2,416 undergraduate students compared to 2,475 in fall 2020. While overall headcount is down, the number of incoming freshmen is up by 8% from 455 in 2020 to 491 thi</p>2021-09-24T14:45:00-06:002021-09-24T14:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291530Lafdr App<p> Two Mines Computer Science Students Build New Dating App Based on Memes Two South Dakota Mines graduates decided to use their degrees in computer science to build a new dating app. The students built a unique algorithm that connects users based on their taste in memes. The group of computer </p>2021-09-21T15:00:00-06:002021-09-21T15:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291531Fall 2021 STEAM Cafés<p> Mines Fall 2021 STEAM Caf&#233;s: The First Woman Computer Programmer, Rural Studies, Mysterious Shipwrecks, and More Topics for the fall STEAM Caf&#233; series range from a look at the very first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, to a look at the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior more than 45 years</p>2021-09-20T19:00:00-06:002021-09-20T19:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915322021 Constitution Day Talk<p> Special Assistant Attorney General Presented Constitution Day Talk at Mines South Dakota Mines hosted speaker Pat West on Sept. 17, 2021, for the annual talk celebrating the U.S. Constitution. &#160; Pat West, a special assistant attorney general with the SD Division of Criminal Investigation, sp</p>2021-09-20T13:15:00-06:002021-09-20T13:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291533$11.2 Million Grant Cold Weather Research<p> South Dakota Mines Wins $11.2 Million Grant for DoD Cold Weather Research South Dakota Mines is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) on a new project called “Materials and Manufacturing for Col</p>2021-09-15T19:10:00-06:002021-09-15T19:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291534Avionics and Aerospace Engineering Minors<p> South Dakota Mines Offers New Avionics and Aerospace Engineering Minors South Dakota Mines has two new minors for students interested in working in the booming avionics or aerospace industries. South Dakota Mines electrical engineering major, Adam Steinbrecher, uses a flight simulator to </p>2021-08-31T13:40:00-06:002021-08-31T13:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291535Mines Rural Communication Researcher<p> Mines Faculty Member Joins Inaugural Cohort at Rural Communication Institute South Dakota Mines instructor of humanities Bryce Tellmann, Ph.D., is one of 10 university faculty in the nation invited to join a new cohort of rural scholars at Tarleton State University’s Rural Communication Institute. </p>2021-08-30T14:30:00-06:002021-08-30T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291536Living Lab Fire<p> Fire Destroys Part of Mines Outdoor Living Laboratory Researchers Continue Study Incorporating Burned Area South Dakota Mines’ new outdoor Living Laboratory , which studies long-term erosion mitigation efforts, was hit by a grass fire in early August.&#160; Because fire is a natural part of the landscape, res</p>2021-08-16T14:55:00-06:002021-08-16T14:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291537CEPS Battery Technology Research<p> South Dakota Mines Leads Research Centers Pioneering New Battery Technology South Dakota Mines is now home to two research centers that aim to create new battery technology, which could revolutionize the energy storage market.&#160; &#160; Dr. Alevtina Smirnova, associate professor South Dakota Mine</p>2021-08-10T14:15:00-06:002021-08-10T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291538Mines Gives Back<p> South Dakota Mines Gives Back Nearly 2,000 Hours of Community Service in 2020-2021 South Dakota Mines faculty, staff and students spent 1,845 hours of community service in the 2020-2021 school year. Members of the campus community spent this time volunteering at local charities, churches and serving on no</p>2021-08-05T13:55:00-06:002021-08-05T13:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291539University Researchers Join Fight Against Crime<p> University Researchers Join Fight Against Crime South Dakota Mines researchers are leading a fight to understand and disrupt illegal criminal networks that are responsible for everything from ransomware attacks to the manufacture and distribution of counterfeit goods, to illegal narcotics, to poaching. </p>2021-08-03T13:05:00-06:002021-08-03T13:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291540Student Wins NASA Grant for Ultrasonic Welding<p> Mines Student Wins Prestigious NASA Grant to Study Welding Process for Possible Use in Space South Dakota Mines student Kaytie Barkley is researching a process called ultrasonic welding that utilizes low amplitude, high frequency vibrations to fuse two pieces of plastic together. Kaytie Bark</p>2021-07-27T14:05:00-06:002021-07-27T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291541Junior Bladesmithing Winners<p> High School Students Win Mines Inaugural Junior Bladesmithing Championship The winners of South Dakota Mines first ever Junior Bladesmithing Championship are taking home cash prizes for knife and sword blades they crafted from scratch. &#160; An award-winning knife blade made by Caleb O</p>2021-07-26T14:20:00-06:002021-07-26T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291542Mines Helps Pioneer Cutting-Edge On-Aircraft Repair<p> Mines Team Helps Pioneer Cutting-Edge On-Aircraft Repair of B-1 Fuselage Saving DOD $500,000 A team of students and professors from South Dakota Mines assisted Air Force personnel in employing cold spray technology to repair a broken hinge tied to the fuselage of a B-1B Lancer Staff Sgt. C</p>2021-07-20T13:15:00-06:002021-07-20T13:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291543South Dakota Mines International Collaboration with German Institutions Thrives Despite Spring Travel Restrictions<p> South Dakota Mines International Collaboration with German Institutions Thrives Despite Spring Travel Restrictions Mines chemical engineering students overcame pandemic restrictions to take part in an annual exchange with the Technical University of Darmstadt, Provadis School of International Management and Te</p>2021-07-13T14:00:00-06:002021-07-13T14:00:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29154491 Years Young<p> 91 Years Young For 91-year-old Lowery Smith resiliency is the key to a long, fulfilling life.&#160;Smith graduated from South Dakota Mines in 1951 with a degree in geological Engineering and is a multiple gold medal winner at the&#160;National Senior Games. &#160; For 91-year-old Lowery Smith resilienc</p>2021-07-08T14:55:00-06:002021-07-08T14:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291545100 Years of Chemical Engineering at Mines<p> 100 Years of Chemical Engineering at Mines The Department of Chemical Engineering was established in 1921 at South Dakota Mines. &#160; Chemical engineers are responsible for many things we take for granted today, such as nylon, Kevlar and Teflon; the mass production of antibiotics such as peni</p>2021-07-06T19:55:00-06:002021-07-06T19:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291546Mines Students Win NASA Funding<p> Mines Students Win Over $100,000 in NASA Funding for Research, Internships and Education South Dakota Mines has 28 students selected by the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) for scholarship and research funding from NASA. Though Mines is the smallest public university in South Dakota, it had </p>2021-06-30T16:55:00-06:002021-06-30T16:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291547Stock Dam Saltwater Study<p> Research Shows Alarming Increase in Stock Dam Saltwater During 2021 Drought A study, undertaken by students and faculty at South Dakota Mines, shows a concerning trend of increasing salinity in the stock dam water during the ongoing drought of 2021. This waterway, in northwestern South Dakota</p>2021-06-28T21:10:00-06:002021-06-28T21:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291548Mines Celebrates 10 Years of Tiospaye<p> Ripples Become Waves South Dakota Mines Celebrates 10 Years of the Tiospaye Scholar Program The Tiospaye Program, launched in 2010, was funded by a 10-year-grant from the National Science Foundation. In December 2020, the program graduated its 50th student. A tepee at South Dakota Mines is a</p>2021-06-21T12:40:00-06:002021-06-21T12:40:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291549New Fire Station on Pine Ridge<p> Mines Students Assist Oglala Sioux Tribe in Designing First Structural Fire Station on Pine Ridge Mines students worked with tribal and federal officials to help research and design a new structural fire station in the town of Pine Ridge. &#160; A rendering of the proposed Pine Ridge Fire Station</p>2021-06-18T03:25:00-06:002021-06-18T03:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291550Black Hills Information Security<p> Fighting Fire with Fire—Black Hills Information Security—Hackers for Hire Black Hills Information Security is a local company with a global reach in the cybersecurity sector. The company employs numerous South Dakota Mines interns and graduates, who are on the frontlines of the battle against cyber criminals. </p>2021-06-14T16:20:00-06:002021-06-14T16:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291551Mine Ventilation Symposium<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts North American Mine Ventilation Symposium South Dakota Mines will host the 18 th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium (NAMVS 2021) from June 12 - 17, 2021. A group of Mines engineers, Dr. Purushotham Tukkaraja, Akash Adhikari, and Srivatsan Jayaraman Sri</p>2021-06-10T15:15:00-06:002021-06-10T15:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291552South Dakota Mines Job Placement Rate Remains High<p> South Dakota Mines Job Placement Rate Remains High South Dakota Mines 2019-2020 graduates are enjoying a 97% placement rate in their field of study or in graduate school. Mines physics major Serenity Engel is on an internship at the Sanford Underground Research Facility this summer. Mines stu</p>2021-06-09T13:40:00-06:002021-06-09T13:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291553Building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem<p> Building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem South Dakota Mines has a long history of innovators who turned their ideas into successful businesses. The grand opening of the Ascent Innovation building is set for Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. It’s a huge milestone in the effort to spur tech-based economic growth in the B</p>2021-06-08T05:25:00-06:002021-06-08T05:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291554President&#39;s Ride for Scholarships<p> Mines President Hosts Ride as Fundraiser for Scholarships The 2 nd annual South Dakota Mines President’s Ride Scholarship Fundraiser is planned for Saturday, July 10, 2021. Mines President Jim Rankin, Ph.D., along with his spouse, Wendy Rankin, Ph.D., will host the 2 nd annual South Dako</p>2021-06-03T21:30:00-06:002021-06-03T21:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291555Mines Names Students to Spring 2021 Dean’s List<p> Mines Names Students to Spring 2021 Dean’s List South Dakota Mines has named 560 students to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. &#160; Jacob Lindblom, an atmospheric and environmental science major at Mines, is one of the 560 students on the Spring 2021 Dean’s List. He is shown here using a wind meter</p>2021-06-03T14:20:00-06:002021-06-03T14:20:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291556Partnership with Universidad Mondragón<p> Mines Forges New Partnership with Mondragón Mexico University South Dakota Mines has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Universidad Mondragón , (Mondragón Mexico University) in Querétaro, Mexico. South Dakota Mines is developing a new partnership with Mondragón Mexico </p>2021-05-21T14:05:00-06:002021-05-21T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291557Mines Names New AVP of Academic Affairs<p> Mines Names New AVP of Academic Affairs South Dakota Mines has named Darcy Briggs, Ph.D., the new associate vice president of academic affairs. Briggs will serve in the Office of the Provost under Dr. Lance Roberts. Darcy Briggs, Ph.D., is the new associate vice president of academic</p>2021-05-19T21:05:00-06:002021-05-19T21:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291558Mines Selects New Dean of Students<p> Mines Selects Joseph Dlugos as Next Dean of Students Dr. Joseph Dlugos has been selected as the new dean of students at South Dakota Mines. &#160; Dr. Joseph Dlugos has been selected as the new dean of students at South Dakota Mines. &#160; Joseph Dlugos, Ph.D., will serve as the new assoc</p>2021-05-18T13:55:00-06:002021-05-18T13:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291559From Goa to Mines: The Impact of the Fomento Scholars Program<p> From Goa to Mines: The Impact of the Fomento Scholars Program The Fomento Scholars program involves a small initial investment that yields a huge return. Each year, the scholarship provides funding for four to six aspiring engineers from Goa who excel academically. Four Mines students and F</p>2021-05-14T12:55:00-06:002021-05-14T12:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291560Mines Tops the Nation in Rankings<p> South Dakota Mines Tops the Nation in Rankings for Veterans, Graduate Programs and Undergraduate Outcomes Multiple university ranking organizations place South Dakota Mines among the top schools in the nation for value and graduate outcomes. The rankings show Mines is an excellent return on investment for th</p>2021-05-12T14:20:00-06:002021-05-12T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291561A letter from Dean Mahon on her retirement<p> Dean Mahon Plans Retirement Dean of Students, Dr. Patricia Mahon is retiring after 21 years of service to South Dakota Mines.&#160; This letter is published in the most recent edition of The Hardrock magazine.&#160; This spring, university dedicated a new plaza on campus to Dean Mahon. Dean of Studen</p>2021-05-11T17:15:00-06:002021-05-11T17:15:00-06:00Ayedon Mooreuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291562Water Project Senior Design<p> Mines Seniors Take Environmental Clean Water Project from Design to Installation Three South Dakota Mines seniors didn’t want their final design project to be just an academic exercise to cap their engineering degrees. They wanted to see the project built, installed and making a difference in the community. </p>2021-05-05T14:25:00-06:002021-05-05T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291563South Dakota Mines Lifts Mask Mandate May 10<p> South Dakota Mines Lifts Mask Mandate May 10 South Dakota Mines is following the South Dakota Board of Regents by removing mask and social distancing requirements for most of campus on Monday, May 10, at the start of summer operations South Dakota Mines is following the South Dakota Bo</p>2021-05-04T15:15:00-06:002021-05-04T15:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291564Mines Wins 2021 Giant Vision<p> South Dakota Mines Student Team Wins $20,000 First Place Award at Governor’s Giant Vision Business Plan Competition For the first time in university history, an all-student team from South Dakota Mines has won the open Governor's Giant Vision Business Competition . Kirstie Gildemeister and</p>2021-05-03T16:40:00-06:002021-05-03T16:40:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291565In-Person 2021Commencement<p> South Dakota Mines Plans In-Person Spring Commencement South Dakota Mines will hold an in-person commencement ceremony starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in the Barnett Arena of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. South Dakota Mines will hold an in-person commencement ceremony startin</p>2021-05-03T15:35:00-06:002021-05-03T15:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291566BioTape 2021 Braun Award<p> Mines Student Wins Braun Student Inventor Award for New Bandage that Improves Healing for Burn Victims South Dakota Mines doctoral student in the Department of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering ,&#160;Kim Yip Chiok has won a 2021 Braun Student Inventor Award for a new and innovative type of bandage, called BioTa</p>2021-04-29T14:25:00-06:002021-04-29T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291567Hydrolyst Braun Award<p> Mines Student Team Wins Annual Braun Award for New Water Splitting Energy Storge Device South Dakota Mines students Kirstie Gildemeister and Kelsey Fitzgerald have won a Braun Student Inventor Award for an invention that greatly improves the effort to store and save energy generated by solar and wind power. </p>2021-04-29T14:20:00-06:002021-04-29T14:20:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291568New Computer Science Specializations<p> South Dakota Mines Offers New Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Visual Computer Science Specializations Three new specializations in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at South Dakota Mines allow students to hone highly sought after skills. Jackson Cates, a compu</p>2021-04-27T14:00:00-06:002021-04-27T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291569CARA names CEO<p> South Dakota Mines Center for Alumni Relations and Advancement names CEO The South Dakota Mines Center for Alumni Relations and Advancement’s Board of Directors announces the selection of Paul Krueger for the role of CEO, effective May 10, 2021. &#160; Paul Krueger is the new CEO for the South</p>2021-04-26T13:50:00-06:002021-04-26T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915702021 Student Research Symposium<p> Mines Students Present Research on Possible Treatments for Cancer, Severe Weather Prediction, Lunar Robotics, Alternative Energy and More The 11 th annual Student Research Symposium at South Dakota Mines , from April 6-8, includes an array of cutting-edge research across many fields of study. The 11 th a</p>2021-04-01T13:30:00-06:002021-04-01T13:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291571Bright Future in the Mineral Industries Disciplines<p> South Dakota Mines Bound for Bright Future in the Mineral Industries Disciplines South Dakota Mines is on the cusp of a new and bright future in the mineral industries core disciplines of geological, metallurgical, and mining engineering. This is thanks to the state legislature and Governor Kristi Noem, who </p>2021-03-30T14:05:00-06:002021-03-30T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291572Women Trailblazers at South Dakota Mines<p> Shattering the Ceiling: Women Trailblazers at South Dakota Mines In recognition of Women’s History Month, we’re sharing this 2019 article from The Hardrock alumni magazine about a pioneering group of 1969 graduates. Kathy Stechmann and Diane Hammond sit at the front of a classroom i</p>2021-03-18T20:20:00-06:002021-03-18T20:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291573Mines Plans Return to Normal Operations this Fall<p> Mines Plans Return to Normal Operations this Fall South Dakota Mines plans plans for a return to normal in the Fall 2021 semester with regular in-person classes, a full athletics schedule, student activities and the traditional homecoming celebration and other events.&#160; Students atop Dinosaur H</p>2021-03-15T17:10:00-06:002021-03-15T17:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291574Faculty Member Receives Army Award<p> Mines Faculty Member Receives Army Patriotic Civilian Service Award for Exceptional Teaching of Military History Dr. John Dreyer, associate professor of social science at South Dakota Mines has been presented with the Department of the Army Patriotic Civilian Service Award for his commitment to Mines’ ROTC pr</p>2021-03-03T16:55:00-07:002021-03-03T16:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291575Freedom Scholarship Will Boost State’s High-Tech Economy<p> Mines Graduates Show the Value of South Dakota Freedom Scholarship on State’s High-Tech Economy The South Dakota Legislature is now considering a $50 million proposal by Governor Kristi Noem to create the new South Dakota Freedom Scholarship . Many South Dakota Mines graduates show that scholarships can ma</p>2021-02-23T14:40:00-07:002021-02-23T14:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291576Mining professor appointed to committee<p> Mines Professor to Advise Top US Officials on Mining Safety Professor joins national advisory committee.&#160; Andrea Brickey, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Mining and Management, has been appointed to a national advisory committee for mine safety.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD&#160;(Feb.</p>2021-02-17T22:20:00-07:002021-02-17T22:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2915772021 Black History Month Speaker<p> Mines Hosts Black History Month Speaker Dr. Sydney Freeman In recognition of Black History Month, South Dakota Mines’ student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and the university’s Center for Inclusion are hosting Dr. Sydney Freeman Jr., who will present a live virtual webinar ti</p>2021-02-17T15:55:00-07:002021-02-17T15:55:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291578Athlete Credits Coaches for Success at Hula Bowl<p> Mines Athlete Credits Coaches for Success at the Hula Bowl When Jack Batho stepped onto the field at the 2021 Hula Bowl at Aloha Stadium, in Honolulu, HI, he became the first ever Hardrocker football player to join all-star game. He also accomplished something only a handful of other D2 athletes managed t</p>2021-02-16T16:50:00-07:002021-02-16T16:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291579Mines Celebrates 44th Annual Engineers Week<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 44th Annual Engineers Week The 2021 Engineers Week will be celebrated virtually at South Dakota Mines Feb. 16-20, with free online events for the campus community, area students and the general public. This year includes a unique live tour of a particle accelerator at Sanfo</p>2021-02-10T15:10:00-07:002021-02-10T15:10:00-07:00Amanda Messegeeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291580Study Dakota Tutoring Program Started by Students<p> South Dakota Mines Students Create Free Tutoring Service Mines students offer free tutoring. RAPID CITY, SD&#160;(Feb. 9, 2021) — A new organization created and run by students at South Dakota Mines offers free tutoring to K-12-age students. StudyDakota is the brainchild of Debbie Rank</p>2021-02-09T16:10:00-07:002021-02-09T16:10:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291581Mines Math Professor Wins Chauvenet Prize<p> Mines Math Professor Wins Prestigious Chauvenet Prize from Mathematical Association of America Dr. Travis Kowalski, professor and interim head of the Department of Mathematics at South Dakota Mines is the winner of the 2021 Chauvenet Prize from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). </p>2021-01-20T16:30:00-07:002021-01-20T16:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291582SD-FIRST Program Helps First Generation Students<p> Mines Adds Program Supporting First-Generation Students New program to assist first-generation students made possible through NSF grant.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD&#160; (Jan. 13, 2020) — First-generation students at South Dakota Mines will now have additional support through the recently established S</p>2021-01-13T22:45:00-07:002021-01-13T22:45:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291583Masterlark Chosen for Science Fellowship<p> South Dakota Mines Geophysicist Chosen for Prestigious Jefferson Science Fellowship at State Department Timothy Masterlark, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota Mines , has been selected by the National Academy of Sciences for a Jefferson Science Fellows</p>2021-01-12T17:40:00-07:002021-01-12T17:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291584President Jim Rankin Op-Ed on Mineral Industries Building<p> Investment in Mining and Materials Education at South Dakota Mines Will Show Huge Returns "We hope South Dakota citizens will see the wisdom of investing in the future of earth sciences, technology and the Mineral Industries Building at South Dakota Mines."&#160; &#160; Liangping Li, Ph.D.</p>2021-01-11T15:40:00-07:002021-01-11T15:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291585Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday<p> South Dakota Mines Mobilizes Students to Serve on MLK Jr. Holiday For the 11 th 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. Student gro</p>2021-01-08T14:50:00-07:002021-01-08T14:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291586Fall 2020 Dean&#39;s List<p> 649 Students Named to Fall 2020 Dean’s List Students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester to be named to the Dean's List. RAPID CITY, SD (Jan. 5, 2021) – For the fall 2020 semester, 649 South Dakota Mines &#160;students were named to the Dean’s List. In orde</p>2021-01-05T15:55:00-07:002021-01-05T15:55:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291587Leadership Team Thanks Mines Community<p> Thank You From South Dakota Mines Leadership Team President Jim Rankin and the leadership team thanks the Mines campus community for it's hard work during the past year.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD&#160;(Dec. 21, 2020) — South Dakota Mines President Jim Rankin and his &#160;leadership team offer a heartfelt tha</p>2020-12-22T22:35:00-07:002020-12-22T22:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29158850th Tiospaye Scholar<p> South Dakota Mines Celebrates 50th Tiospaye Scholar Tristan Picotte is the 50 th student to graduate in the Tiospaye Scholar Program at South Dakota Mines. Tristan Picotte is the 50 th student to graduate in the Tiospaye Scholar Program at South Dakota Mines. When</p>2020-12-15T15:15:00-07:002020-12-15T15:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291589“Hardrocker Success” will Improve Student Outcomes<p> New App and Platform “Hardrocker Success” Aims to Improve Student Outcomes South Dakota Mines is launching a campus-wide initiative that will improve students’ academic experiences and help them successfully complete their degrees. &#160; New App and Platform “Hardrocker Success” Aims to Impro</p>2020-12-11T22:20:00-07:002020-12-11T22:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291590CEO business competition winners<p> Chi-X Business Takes Top Spot in CEO Business Plan Competition Biotechnology company wins 2020 CEO Business Plan Competition.&#160; Nghia Thai and Nhu Y Mai won the top prize of $4,000 at the seventh annual CEO Business plan with their business, Chi-X. RAPID CITY, SD&#160; (Dec. 8, 2020) — The se</p>2020-12-08T00:35:00-07:002020-12-08T00:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291591Mines Adds Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering<p> Mines Adds Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering South Dakota Mines has added a master’s of science degree in industrial engineering to support expanded university research and meet a regional need. &#160; A master’s in industrial engineering has been added to the programs at South Dakota M</p>2020-11-30T15:00:00-07:002020-11-30T15:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291592Mines Community Mourns the Loss of Student Grayson Young<p> University Community Mourns the Loss of Student Grayson Young Members of the South Dakota Mines community are deeply saddened by the passing of senior industrial engineering major Grayson Young, who lost his life in a tragic motorcycle accident. &#160; Members of the South Dakota Mine</p>2020-11-23T19:30:00-07:002020-11-23T19:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291593Hardrockers of the Greatest Generation<p> Hardrockers of the Greatest Generation In World War II, the United States had a desperate need for scientists and engineers. South Dakota Mines responded with an accelerated engineering program. This article includes the stories of two alumni who graduated during this period.&#160; &#160; Mines stu</p>2020-11-06T15:00:00-07:002020-11-06T15:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291594Caterpillar Inc. Funds Major New Initiative at Mines<p> Caterpillar Inc. Funds Major New Initiative at South Dakota Mines to Advance Mining Technology Caterpillar is sponsoring a new partnership with South Dakota Mines that explores technologies such as autonomous robotic mining, cutting edge software used to manage mining and construction operations, and new e</p>2020-10-28T15:45:00-06:002020-10-28T15:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291595South Dakota Mines Police Chief Works to Build Diverse Public Safety Team and an Inclusive Campus Environment<p> South Dakota Mines Police Chief Works to Build Diverse Public Safety Team and an Inclusive Campus Environment The team of 20 public safety officers at South Dakota Mines is a reflection of the campus multicultural community. Mines Police Chief Doug Parrow believes the most effective public safety team is on</p>2020-10-21T14:00:00-06:002020-10-21T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291596Ada Lovelace and Other Women in Science<p> Ada Lovelace and Five Remarkable Women in Science You Should Know About A woman who lived in the 19th Century is thought to be the first person in history to write computer code.&#160; Ada Lovelace RAPID CITY, SD (Oct. 13, 2020) — Born in the 19 th Century, Ada Lovelace lived in a world that</p>2020-10-12T17:50:00-06:002020-10-12T17:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291597New Defense Innovation Course at Mines<p> Defense Innovation Course Taps Student Ingenuity for Creative Solutions to Real-World DOD Challenges South Dakota Mines students are undertaking hands-on, real-world projects that help the Department of Defense (DoD) solve problems in a new course called “Innovating for National Security.” </p>2020-10-06T14:00:00-06:002020-10-06T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291598Nanopareil acquired by Gamma Biosciences<p> South Dakota Mines Spinoff Company Acquired in First Ever Deal for University Sponsored Innovation Gamma Biosciences has announced that it acquired South Dakota Mines ’ spinoff company Nanopareil, LLC .&#160; Dr. Todd Menkhaus, a co-founder of Nanopareil LLC, holds a sample of the revol</p>2020-10-05T13:30:00-06:002020-10-05T13:30:00-06:00Amanda Messegeeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291599Mines Ranks Best Engineering School For ROI in 2021<p> South Dakota Mines Again Ranks as the Best Engineering School in the Country for Return on Investment In its 2021 rankings , the organization College Factual places South Dakota Mines as the best engineering school for the money out of 319 similar institutions across the United States. &#160; &#160; </p>2020-09-30T13:35:00-06:002020-09-30T13:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291600Junior Bladesmithing Championship<p> Junior Bladesmithing Championship Seeks High School Sword and Knifemakers from Across the United Sates South Dakota Mines is home to a new Junior Bladesmithing Championship the competition is open to high school students across the nation who can produce a blade by hand-hammering or trip-hammer forging. </p>2020-09-24T14:50:00-06:002020-09-24T14:50:00-06:00Vickie Benderuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291601South Dakota Mines Enrollment 2020<p> South Dakota Mines Enrollment Holds Steady Despite Pandemic Challenges Enrollment at South Dakota Mines is down slightly this year. The relatively steady numbers at South Dakota Mines are a testament to the value of a Mines degree. &#160; Tanvi Govil, a Ph.D. student in chemical and biologica</p>2020-09-23T15:25:00-06:002020-09-23T15:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291602South Dakota Mines Hosts Virtual Career Fair<p> South Dakota Mines Hosts Virtual Career Fair South Dakota Mines 2020 Fall Career Fair is being held virtually for the first time. Mines career fairs are generally attended by over 1,000 students and moving the event to a virtual format reduces COVID-19 spread. &#160; South Dakota Mines 202</p>2020-09-21T18:00:00-06:002020-09-21T18:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291603South Dakota Mines Grad Develops Automated Cattle Feeding System<p> 2017 Mines Alumnus Awarded $100,000 Grant to Develop Automated Cattle Feeding System South Dakota Mines alumnus Henry Wegehaupt has launched a business to develop an automated feeding system for cattle that is affordable for the small family farm.&#160; 2017 electrical engineering graduate Henry We</p>2020-09-21T15:00:00-06:002020-09-21T15:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291604South Dakota Mines Adds Campus Police Chief<p> South Dakota Mines Adds Campus Police Chief South Dakota Mines has added Doug Parrow as the new campus police chief. &#160; Doug Parrow, South Dakota Mines Campus Police Chief, stands in front of his patrol car.&#160; South Dakota Mines has added Doug Parrow as the new campus poli</p>2020-09-17T14:35:00-06:002020-09-17T14:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291605South Dakota Mines Names Lance Roberts Provost<p> South Dakota Mines Names Lance Roberts Provost Lance Roberts, Ph.D., is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota Mines. &#160; Dr. Lance Roberts is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota Mines. &#160; Lance Roberts, Ph.D., is</p>2020-08-27T21:50:00-06:002020-08-27T21:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916062020 Earth Science Field Camps<p> South Dakota Mines Finds Success in 2020 Earth Science Field Camps With careful adherence to CDC guidelines, South Dakota Mines achieved success in a hybrid summer field course for geologists. The course was one of few of its type offered in the summer of 2020 anywhere in the country. With </p>2020-08-25T13:00:00-06:002020-08-25T13:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291607For the Love of Dirt – Motocross at Mines<p> For the Love of Dirt – Motocross at Mines South Dakota Mines students enjoy recreational opportunities such as motocross and trail riding while studying mechanical engineering and related subjects. South Dakota Mines students enjoy recreational opportunities such as motocross and trail ridin</p>2020-08-20T14:35:00-06:002020-08-20T14:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291608Mountain Bike Trail Project Lands Major Grant<p> South Dakota Mines Student Mountain Bike Trail Project Lands Major Grant South Dakota Mines students who are designing and building a mountain bike trail on the grassland hills directly behind campus have been awarded a grant of $48,913 from the South Dakota Game, Fish &amp;amp; Parks Recreational Trails Prog</p>2020-07-28T13:05:00-06:002020-07-28T13:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916092018-2019 Job Placement Rate Holds Steady<p> South Dakota Mines Job Placement Rate Holds Steady for Recent Graduates South Dakota Mines 2018-2019 graduates are enjoying a 96% placement rate in their field of study or in graduate school. This cohort is also receiving an average starting salary of $66,516, up $3,162 from the previous year. &#160; </p>2020-07-13T23:30:00-06:002020-07-13T23:30:00-06:00Raymond Daleyuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291610National Security Innovation Network program director<p> National Security Innovation Network Assists South Dakota Mines in Forging New Partnerships with Department of Defense New partnership between South Dakota Mines and Department of Defense.&#160; Jason Combs is the university's first National Security Innovation Network program director.&#160; RAPID </p>2020-06-22T17:55:00-06:002020-06-22T17:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291611Spring 2020 Dean&#39;s List<p> 753 Students Named to Spring 2020 Dean’s List Dean's List students earn 3.5 or higher GPA.&#160; RAPID CITY, SD (June 15, 2020) – For the spring 2020 semester, 753&#160; South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology &#160;students were named to the Dean’s List. In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s Li</p>2020-06-15T16:10:00-06:002020-06-15T16:10:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291612Statement on Racism and the Value of Inclusion<p> South Dakota Mines Statement on Racism and the Value of Inclusion Racism, violence, and injustice are not tolerated and have no place on our campus or in our community. Words cannot describe the anger, pain, and confusion we feel here at South Dakota Mines over the tragic death of Geor</p>2020-06-09T00:35:00-06:002020-06-09T00:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291613New Department Head of Mining Engineering and Management<p> Robert Hall Selected as New Department Head of Mining Engineering and Management at South Dakota Mines Robert Hall, Ph.D., P.E., is the new head of the Department of &#160;Mining Engineering and Management (MEM) at&#160; South Dakota Mines. Dr. Robert Hall is the new head of the Department of Mining</p>2020-05-21T23:20:00-06:002020-05-21T23:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291614Property Meld is Thriving in the Black Hills<p> Connecting the Dots Property Meld is Thriving in the Black Hills Ray Hespen who graduated from South Dakota Mines with a degree in Mining Engineering in 2009 returned to Rapid City where his start-up company, Property Meld, is thriving.The company is still hiring, even during the COVID-19 economic slowdown.</p>2020-05-18T15:20:00-06:002020-05-18T15:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291615Virtual Spring 2020 Commencement<p> South Dakota Mines Goes Virtual for Spring 2020 Commencement The Class of 2020 at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is unable to celebrate commencement in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But their hard work and achievements will not go unrecognized. &#160; The South Dakota Mi</p>2020-05-04T16:00:00-06:002020-05-04T16:00:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291616James Stone is New CEE New Department Head<p> James Stone Installed as New Department Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering at South Dakota Mines Professor James Stone, Ph.D., has been named the new head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology . &#160; Professo</p>2020-04-29T15:40:00-06:002020-04-29T15:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291617South Dakota Mines Again Receives Top Rankings in State and Nation<p> South Dakota Mines Again Receives Top Rankings in State and Nation Multiple university ranking organizations place South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology among the top schools in the nation for value and return on investment (ROI). These rankings join previous reports citing the u</p>2020-04-23T15:15:00-06:002020-04-23T15:15:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291618Where the Grass is Greener<p> Where the Grass is Greener Two South Dakota Mines alumni, Amanda and Travis Davis faced the challenge entrepreneurship head on when they left successful jobs at NASA and moved to Dublin, Ireland, to launch two medical device companies. Travis and Amana Davis graduated from South Dakota Mines i</p>2020-04-20T16:25:00-06:002020-04-20T16:25:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291619Student Emergency Fund Tops $200,000<p> South Dakota Mines Student Emergency Fund Tops $200,000 Thanks to Student Senate Donation The Student Senate at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology voted unanimously to donate $50,000 to the Student Emergency Fund to help fellow students in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This gift follows a</p>2020-04-15T17:10:00-06:002020-04-15T17:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291620Innovation at Mines Drives COVID-19 Response<p> South Dakota Mines Faculty and Staff Apply Expertise to Aid COVID-19 Response Faculty, staff and students at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology are working on a range of efforts to help the state and nation deal with COVID-19. Faculty, staff and students at South </p>2020-04-14T16:05:00-06:002020-04-14T16:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916212020 Braun Inventor Award<p> Mines Student Wins Braun Inventor Award For Device that Detects Water Leaks and Flooding William Trevillyan , a double major in chemical engineering and chemistry at the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology , has won the 2020 Ann and Dave Braun Student Inventor Award .&#160; &#160; Mine</p>2020-04-09T14:30:00-06:002020-04-09T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291622South Dakota Mines 3D Prints Masks<p> South Dakota Mines 3D Prints Masks for Local Healthcare Providers to Address Coronavirus Outbreak In an effort to help local healthcare providers overcome a global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology is 3D printing masks</p>2020-03-31T00:30:00-06:002020-03-31T00:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291623South Dakota Mines Goes to Online Classes<p> South Dakota Mines Goes to Online Classes Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology will transition to online delivery for all courses for period of at least two weeks. Classes at South Dakota Mines will occur primarily through the Desire2Learn manage</p>2020-03-16T20:40:00-06:002020-03-16T20:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291624Supply Chain Expert: Watch for Counterfeit Goods<p> Supply Chain Expert: Watch for Counterfeit Goods and Start Managing Risks Around Coronavirus Daniel Stanton , author of the book Supply Chain Management For Dummies , is an entrepreneur in residence at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology . He says any time that there are shortages of legitimat</p>2020-03-10T15:55:00-06:002020-03-10T15:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291625Mines epidemiologist Dr. Elizabeth Racz speaks on coronavirus<p> South Dakota Mines Epidemiologist Talks Coronavirus – University has Emergency Plan in Place In the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions ’ recent warnings on the spread of the COVID-19 (known as coronavirus), South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology lecturer and epidemiologist &#160;El</p>2020-02-28T15:40:00-07:002020-02-28T15:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291626Rocket Scientist: Lee Solid<p> Rocket Scientist: Lee Solid reflects on his time in the Apollo program Lee Solid graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from South Dakota Mines in 1958 and went on to become a NASA engineer who lead a team that team worked on the Apollo 11 and lunar module rocket engines. Lee Solid </p>2020-02-26T17:10:00-07:002020-02-26T17:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291627Fall 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>2020-02-12T17:20:00-07:002020-02-12T17:20:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291628Spring 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>2020-01-08T17:35:00-07:002020-01-08T17:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291629Largest 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>2019-12-17T15:40:00-07:002019-12-17T15:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291630SD 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>2019-12-10T15:30:00-07:002019-12-10T15:30:00-07:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291631FIRST 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>2019-12-05T15:10:00-07:002019-12-05T15:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291632Humble 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>2019-11-12T21:10:00-07:002019-11-12T21:10:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291633SD 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>2019-11-05T18:25:00-07:002019-11-05T18:25:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291634Engineering 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>2019-10-21T15:05:00-06:002019-10-21T15:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291635SD 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>2019-10-17T13:40:00-06:002019-10-17T13:40:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291636Ascent 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>2019-10-04T15:45:00-06:002019-10-04T15:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291637Rocker 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>2019-09-17T14:30:00-06:002019-09-17T14:30:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291638Jack 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>2019-08-30T16:40:00-06:002019-08-30T16:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291639Phase 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>2019-08-23T19:25:00-06:002019-08-23T19:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291640Mines 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>2019-07-11T14:00:00-06:002019-07-11T14:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916412019 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>2019-06-26T16:30:00-06:002019-06-26T16:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291642Shattering 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>2019-06-06T19:15:00-06:002019-06-06T19:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291643Kowalski 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>2019-05-21T18:40:00-06:002019-05-21T18:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291644The 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>2019-04-30T14:25:00-06:002019-04-30T14:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916452019 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>2019-04-23T19:35:00-06:002019-04-23T19:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291646The 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>2019-04-23T13:50:00-06:002019-04-23T13:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291647Ralph 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>2019-04-15T19:50:00-06:002019-04-15T19:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291648Poised 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>2019-03-26T17:35:00-06:002019-03-26T17:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291649Space 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>2019-03-15T21:40:00-06:002019-03-15T21:40:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291650SD 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>2019-03-15T17:20:00-06:002019-03-15T17:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916512-2019EngineeringToMedSchool<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>2019-02-26T23:20:00-07:002019-02-26T23:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291652Museum 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>2019-01-22T21:45:00-07:002019-01-22T21:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291653SD 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>2019-01-16T20:15:00-07:002019-01-16T20:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291654SD 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>2019-01-14T17:50:00-07:002019-01-14T17:50:00-07:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291655Nostalgia 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>2018-12-14T18:35:00-07:002018-12-14T18:35:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291656SD 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>2018-12-13T00:00:00-07:002018-12-13T00:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291657US 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>2018-12-10T23:25:00-07:002018-12-10T23:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291658Legion 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>2018-12-10T15:10:00-07:002018-12-10T15:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291659Mines 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>2018-12-07T17:05:00-07:002018-12-07T17:05:00-07:00Amanda Messegeeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291660Out-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>2018-12-06T17:05:00-07:002018-12-06T17:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291661Student 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>2018-12-05T16:40:00-07:002018-12-05T16:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291662SD 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>2018-12-05T00:40:00-07:002018-12-05T00:40:00-07:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29166311-27-18-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>2018-11-27T22:05:00-07:002018-11-27T22:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29166411-19-2018-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>2018-11-19T18:05:00-07:002018-11-19T18:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29166511-16-18-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>2018-11-16T15:00:00-07:002018-11-16T15:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29166611-15-2018-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>2018-11-15T17:15:00-07:002018-11-15T17:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29166711-14-18-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>2018-11-14T15:50:00-07:002018-11-14T15:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29166811-09-2018-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>2018-11-09T19:15:00-07:002018-11-09T19:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916692018GrubbyGames<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>2018-11-02T15:55:00-06:002018-11-02T15:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167011-2-2018-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>2018-11-02T14:20:00-06:002018-11-02T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291671SD 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>2018-11-02T14:05:00-06:002018-11-02T14:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167210reasonsengineer<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>2018-10-26T15:15:00-06:002018-10-26T15:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167310-24-2018-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>2018-10-24T18:45:00-06:002018-10-24T18:45:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167410-22-2018-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>2018-10-22T16:50:00-06:002018-10-22T16:50:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167510-22-2018_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>2018-10-22T15:50:00-06:002018-10-22T15:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167610-10-2018-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>2018-10-10T20:05:00-06:002018-10-10T20:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167710-3-2018-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>2018-10-03T20:55:00-06:002018-10-03T20:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29167810-2-2018-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>2018-10-02T14:40:00-06:002018-10-02T14:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916792018NightintheCold<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>2018-10-01T15:50:00-06:002018-10-01T15:50:00-06:00Sofia Grudenuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291680Career_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>2018-09-25T22:30:00-06:002018-09-25T22:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29168109-19-2018-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>2018-09-20T10:40:00-06:002018-09-20T10:40:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916822018-19-09-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>2018-09-19T18:40:00-06:002018-09-19T18:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29168309-13-2018-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>2018-09-18T02:50:00-06:002018-09-18T02:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29168409-14-2018-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>2018-09-16T13:10:00-06:002018-09-16T13:10:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29168509-04-2018-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>2018-09-15T15:05:00-06:002018-09-15T15:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29168609-17-2018-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>2018-09-13T20:10:00-06:002018-09-13T20:10:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291687Three 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>2018-09-11T16:30:00-06:002018-09-11T16:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916882018-09-07-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>2018-09-07T16:40:00-06:002018-09-07T16:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29168908-29-2018-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>2018-08-29T22:50:00-06:002018-08-29T22:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916908-28-2018-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>2018-08-28T16:55:00-06:002018-08-28T16:55:00-06:00Ayedon Mooreuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291691SD 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>2018-08-23T20:40:00-06:002018-08-23T20:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29169208-13-2018-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>2018-08-13T14:40:00-06:002018-08-13T14:40:00-06:00Amanda Messegeeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2916932018-08-09-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>2018-08-09T17:05:00-06:002018-08-09T17:05:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29169408-06-18-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>2018-08-06T14:35:00-06:002018-08-06T14:35:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291695Mines 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>2018-07-24T21:30:00-06:002018-07-24T21:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291696GenCyber 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>2018-06-26T14:30:00-06:002018-06-26T14:30:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291697Sawyer 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>2018-06-18T14:00:00-06:002018-06-18T14:00:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291698Alien Life: You&#39;ll Never See Them Coming SD Mines Physics Lecturer to Speak at Denver Comic-Con<p> Alien Life: You'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>2018-06-11T21:50:00-06:002018-06-11T21:50:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291699SD 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>2018-06-07T15:45:00-06:002018-06-07T15:45:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291700SD 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>2018-05-29T17:20:00-06:002018-05-29T17:20:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291701Alumni 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>2018-05-16T15:25:00-06:002018-05-16T15:25:00-06:00Sofia Grudenuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291702SD 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>2018-05-14T14:05:00-06:002018-05-14T14:05:00-06:00Dustin Cookuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291703SD 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>2018-05-07T16:35:00-06:002018-05-07T16:35:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291704SD 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>2018-05-03T14:05:00-06:002018-05-03T14:05:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291705Mines 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>2018-04-26T19:30:00-06:002018-04-26T19:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291706State 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>2018-04-25T18:15:00-06:002018-04-25T18:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291707SD 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>2018-04-23T15:30:00-06:002018-04-23T15:30:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291708Extreme 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>2018-04-18T14:30:00-06:002018-04-18T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291709SD 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>2018-04-13T03:30:00-06:002018-04-13T03:30:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291710SD 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>2018-04-12T19:50:00-06:002018-04-12T19:50:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=29171110th 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>2018-04-11T15:55:00-06:002018-04-11T15:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291712SD 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>2018-04-09T15:25:00-06:002018-04-09T15:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291713SD 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>2018-04-06T19:50:00-06:002018-04-06T19:50:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291714SD 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>2018-04-05T15:30:00-06:002018-04-05T15:30:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291715Mines 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>2018-04-02T19:45:00-06:002018-04-02T19:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291716NSA 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>2018-03-27T23:00:00-06:002018-03-27T23:00:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291717SD 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>2018-03-25T14:30:00-06:002018-03-25T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291718Unearth 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>2018-03-23T13:30:00-06:002018-03-23T13:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291719Hundreds 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>2018-03-21T15:40:00-06:002018-03-21T15:40:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291720SD 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>2018-03-17T16:20:00-06:002018-03-17T16:20:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291721Registration 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>2018-03-15T15:50:00-06:002018-03-15T15:50:00-06:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291722SD 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>2018-03-13T07:10:00-06:002018-03-13T07:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291723Judges 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>2018-03-12T07:10:00-06:002018-03-12T07:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291724STEM 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>2018-03-01T23:20:00-07:002018-03-01T23:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291725SD 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>2018-02-28T17:05:00-07:002018-02-28T17:05:00-07:00Keegan Tandyuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291726Registration 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>2018-02-27T16:50:00-07:002018-02-27T16:50:00-07:00Sofia Grudenuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291727SD 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>2018-02-26T20:30:00-07:002018-02-26T20:30:00-07:00Sofia Grudenuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291728SD 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>2018-02-23T16:45:00-07:002018-02-23T16:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291729SD 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>2018-02-22T10:05:00-07:002018-02-22T10:05:00-07:00Dustin Cookuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291730SD 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>2018-02-21T15:25:00-07:002018-02-21T15:25:00-07:00Chezka Gaddiuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291731Three 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>2018-02-15T23:50:00-07:002018-02-15T23:50:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291732SD 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>2018-02-15T15:50:00-07:002018-02-15T15:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291733SD 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>2018-02-14T15:15:00-07:002018-02-14T15:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291734Mine 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>2018-02-02T16:10:00-07:002018-02-02T16:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291735SD 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>2018-01-23T17:50:00-07:002018-01-23T17:50:00-07:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291736Bioenergy 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>2018-01-22T15:25:00-07:002018-01-22T15:25:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291737WiSE 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>2018-01-22T15:05:00-07:002018-01-22T15:05:00-07:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291738SD 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>2018-01-22T15:00:00-07:002018-01-22T15:00:00-07:00Keegan Tandyuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291739Roy 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>2017-12-22T17:10:00-07:002017-12-22T17:10:00-07:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291740SD 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>2017-12-21T20:30:00-07:002017-12-21T20:30:00-07:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291741South 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>2017-12-18T17:05:00-07:002017-12-18T17:05:00-07:00Lynn Taylor Rickuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=2917423 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>2017-12-14T21:30:00-07:002017-12-14T21:30:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291743SD 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>2017-12-11T16:45:00-07:002017-12-11T16:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291744Mines 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>2017-12-04T21:15:00-07:002017-12-04T21:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291745College, 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>2017-12-01T15:10:00-07:002017-12-01T15:10:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291746Student 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>2017-12-01T14:50:00-07:002017-12-01T14:50:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291747SD 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>2017-11-28T13:00:00-07:002017-11-28T13:00:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291748‘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>2017-11-27T15:40:00-07:002017-11-27T15:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291749SD 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>2017-11-22T16:55:00-07:002017-11-22T16:55:00-07:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291750Diwali 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>2017-11-16T23:05:00-07:002017-11-16T23:05:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291751SD 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>2017-11-16T21:15:00-07:002017-11-16T21:15:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291752SD 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>2017-11-15T17:20:00-07:002017-11-15T17:20:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291753Alumnus 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>2017-11-07T22:10:00-07:002017-11-07T22:10:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291754Esports 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>2017-11-03T15:10:00-06:002017-11-03T15:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291755SD 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>2017-10-29T15:00:00-06:002017-10-29T15:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291756Ancient 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>2017-10-27T17:05:00-06:002017-10-27T17:05:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291757Night 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>2017-10-24T16:50:00-06:002017-10-24T16:50:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291758Night 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>2017-10-23T10:00:00-06:002017-10-23T10:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291759Digital 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>2017-10-11T22:25:00-06:002017-10-11T22:25:00-06:00Josef Ceritelliuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291760Public 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>2017-10-06T12:10:00-06:002017-10-06T12:10:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291761SD 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>2017-09-29T21:50:00-06:002017-09-29T21:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291762“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>2017-09-27T16:45:00-06:002017-09-27T16:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291763SD 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>2017-09-27T14:40:00-06:002017-09-27T14:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291764New 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>2017-09-25T16:40:00-06:002017-09-25T16:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291765Pumpkin 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>2017-09-25T16:10:00-06:002017-09-25T16:10:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291766Alumni 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>2017-09-18T15:30:00-06:002017-09-18T15:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291767Rocker 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>2017-09-12T16:45:00-06:002017-09-12T16:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291768SD 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>2017-09-11T16:50:00-06:002017-09-11T16:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291769Business 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>2017-09-08T14:20:00-06:002017-09-08T14:20:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291770First 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>2017-09-06T19:55:00-06:002017-09-06T19:55:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291771SD 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>2017-08-31T20:50:00-06:002017-08-31T20:50:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291772SD 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>2017-08-24T12:00:00-06:002017-08-24T12:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291773ICPC 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>2017-08-16T22:45:00-06:002017-08-16T22:45:00-06:00Emma Riversuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291774SD 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>2017-08-15T16:35:00-06:002017-08-15T16:35:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291775ICPC 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>2017-08-14T15:55:00-06:002017-08-14T15:55:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291776Students 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>2017-08-10T14:15:00-06:002017-08-10T14:15:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291777SD 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>2017-07-27T19:40:00-06:002017-07-27T19:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291778SD 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>2017-07-24T13:45:00-06:002017-07-24T13:45:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291779GenCyber 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>2017-07-20T20:35:00-06:002017-07-20T20:35:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291780Fire 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>2017-07-17T22:40:00-06:002017-07-17T22:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291781Researchers 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>2017-07-12T20:40:00-06:002017-07-12T20:40:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291782Four 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>2017-07-05T15:00:00-06:002017-07-05T15:00:00-06:00Samantha Wolfeuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291783SD 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>2017-06-29T15:00:00-06:002017-06-29T15:00:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291784Rohrer 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>2017-06-28T19:25:00-06:002017-06-28T19:25:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291785SD 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>2017-05-16T16:20:00-06:002017-05-16T16:20:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291786Puszynski Named Interim President at SD Mines<p> Puszynski Named Interim President at SD Mines Jan A. Puszynski, Ph.D., vice president for research at South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology, has been named interim president at SD Mines. Jan A. Puszynski, Ph.D., is the interim president of the South Dakota School of Mines &amp;amp; Technology. </p>2017-05-16T14:30:00-06:002017-05-16T14:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291787US 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>2017-05-08T22:35:00-06:002017-05-08T22:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291788South 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>2017-05-02T14:35:00-06:002017-05-02T14:35:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291789SD 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>2017-04-28T14:35:00-06:002017-04-28T14:35:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291790SD Mines Teams Win Governors 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>2017-04-27T22:35:00-06:002017-04-27T22:35:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291791State 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>2017-04-25T23:10:00-06:002017-04-25T23:10:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291792Mines 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>2017-04-10T14:15:00-06:002017-04-10T14:15:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291793Price 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>2017-04-05T22:30:00-06:002017-04-05T22:30:00-06:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291794Spring 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>2017-03-15T16:45:00-06:002017-03-15T16:45:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291795SD 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>2017-03-08T21:45:00-07:002017-03-08T21:45:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291796SD 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>2017-02-22T21:40:00-07:002017-02-22T21:40:00-07:00Charles Rayuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291797Mines, 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>2016-06-06T15:45:00-06:002016-06-06T15:45:00-06:00Julia Eastonuuid:d764b0f9-c69e-4475-a79a-139e11bc0930;id=291798Hardrocker Ally Association<p> Engineering a Better Tomorrow: Hardrocker Ally Association The idea that mentorship and outreach make a difference in the future lives of marginalized youth is at the core of a new effort undertaken by a student-run organization called the Hardrocker Ally Association.&#160; All successful l</p>2022-07-20T14:18:24-06:002022-07-20T14:18:24-06:00Julia Easton