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The South Dakota School of Mines & 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.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & 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, a publication of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Local high school students from Rapid City and Sturgis spent their summer at SD Mines researching and developing 3-D-printed rocket propellant; fusion bonds to make lighter, more fuel-efficient parts for the automotive and aerospace industries; and titanium biomedical implants that combat the body’s rejection of foreign objects.
Friday, August 18, 2017
Over 200 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology freshmen will take part in this year’s Freshman Day of Service Sunday, Aug. 20, heading to neighborhoods and service organizations to clean, restore and assist with projects.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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 being made to recognize the contributions of two individuals who were instrumental in the successful event.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites the community to Hardrocker Night at Main Street Square from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17. SD Mines faculty and students will host activities such as gold panning, blacksmithing, liquid nitrogen root beer floats, a chemistry magic show, and a variety of student-designed vehicles will be displayed.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
A team of students from the South Dakota School of Mines & 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 high-altitude balloon on Aug. 21 as part of a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to livestream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse.”
Friday, August 11, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the family and friends of Benjamin Authier, who lost his life on August 7th as a result of a scuba diving accident at Hippie Hole located in the Black Hills. Benjamin was a senior chemical engineering major from Vivian, SD.
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