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The Apex Gallery exhibit “Communicate, Innovate, Fabricate,” showcases the artistic side of South Dakota School Mines & Technology students and explores the boundaries between art and science. The exhibition includes original creative expressions like drawings, paintings, fabrications, sculpture and models by students from across campus.

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Monday, February 13, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology men’s and women’s cross country teams have been recognized as NCAA Div. II All-Academic Teams by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the fifth-consecutive year. Hardrocker junior cross country runner Kari Radke also earned Individual All-Academic Honors for the 2016 season.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Nearly 500 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester. In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Full-time students must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours that term, while part-time students must have earned between three and 11 credit hours that term.
Monday, February 6, 2017
Over 150 students received their Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s 174th commencement ceremony.
Friday, February 3, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host prospective high school students and their families at the second annual STEM Career Night. Academic departments and campus organizations will offer hands-on activities and interactive displays. Mines students will share their campus experiences, as well as reflect on internship experiences and future career plans.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host the third annual Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Forum from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, featuring a panel of industry leaders in the traditionally male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Can you tell a tall tale from the truth? Faculty and students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will team up for Mines Myth Busters & Super Science to debunk or prove some of history’s most popular urban legends and offer interactive experiments from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Surbeck Center ballroom on campus.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is seeking judges for the 2017 High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair. The fair will be Tuesday, March 28, beginning with check-in from 7:30-8 a.m. Judging will wrap up at noon. Lunch will be provided afterward from noon-1 p.m.
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