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Bill Cheswick, the computer programmer credited with inventing the Internet firewall, will speak on the School of Mines campus in two sessions open to the public on Monday, Oct. 3. At 1 p.m. in room 108 of the Classroom Building he will speak on “Computer Security: ‘I think We Can Win!’” and at 4 p.m. he will speak in room 205 of the McLaury Building on “Rethinking Passwords.”   

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Students from West River high schools, along with college students from Black Hills State, Western Dakota Tech, National American University and Chadron State, are encouraged to participate in this year's CEO Student Business Plan Competition at SD Mines. Participants will spend a semester sharpening skills and preparing to pitch their business plans in a Shark Tank-like competition on Dec. 3.
Friday, September 9, 2016
SD Mines geologist Foster Sawyer, Ph.D., will be honored with the prestigious 2016 AIPG Martin Van Couvering Memorial Award for his leadership and contributions to the American Institute of Professional Geologists. Last year, Sawyer served as national president of the AIPG, which has more than 7,000 members.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Three new rankings by OnlineU put the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s online engineering graduate programs in the top tier of the nation. OnlineU’s rankings consider affordability, accessibility and quality.
Friday, September 2, 2016
 More than 500 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students spent the summer building their resumes through valuable work experiences with 240 employers in 39 states.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology geology major Tait Earney, from Whitney, Neb., has been selected for the National Association of Geoscience Teachers-United States Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Field Training Program, the longest continuously running internship program in the earth sciences. He has been working in Menlo Park, Calif., on geophysical investigations related to geothermal, mineral and water resources and to natural hazards in the western United States. 
Monday, August 29, 2016
Local high school students from Rapid City and Sturgis spent their summer immersed in research, collaborating with SD Mines graduate students and faculty on titanium biomedical implants; waterproof coatings for paper used in security printing; and friction stir welded high-strength steel for automotive applications.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
 In preparation for the 2017 International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals, known as the Olympics of computer science, the SD Mines Programming Team is now training at the renowned Russian programming boot camp – the site that has trained the world champions for the past five years.
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