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The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host the “Heavy Metal” scholarship fundraiser from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct., 27, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center’s Rushmore Hall. The event will feature mining, geology, metallurgy and music with interactive demonstrations, including blacksmithing, gold panning, a robotic volcano rover and live rock-themed performances by the pep band and dance team. 

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host around 100 prospective students during an Oct. 22 fall Go to Mines event.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Professors and students from Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences will lead a seminar on Hurricane Matthew at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in room 222 of the Mineral Industries Building. The public is invited to attend. 
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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.”   
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The School of Mines and the Homeless Coalition Youth Task Force this year are teaming up for combined runs to benefit the community. Both the Homeless Hustle 5K sponsored by the Coalition and the Wharton Challenge 5K & 10K runs sponsored by the School of Mines will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, from Founder’s Park.  
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Enrollment at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is up slightly with a student population of 2,859 this fall semester, 16 more than a year ago. 13% growth in South Dakota students enrolling in Mines.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been awarded over $1.1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and John T. Vucurevich Foundation for the Culture & Attitude Program. The program aims to attract, retain and graduate more women and underrepresented students in engineering through scholarships, industry mentors, professional development and new curriculum that engages diverse learning styles.
Monday, September 19, 2016
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host 127 employers for the annual fall Career Fair, including Google, which is one of 21 companies participating in the career fair for the first time. The fair will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the King Center in both the Goodell and Fraser Gyms.
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