Mines News

There's always something newsworthy happening at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Bookmark this page, or subscribe to our RSS feed, for the latest in news.    


SD Mines physics doctoral student Tyler Borgwardt has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in South Korea for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Borgwardt’s background is in nuclear physics and forensics, focused on attributing sources to nuclear weapons materials. 

More News

Recent Headlines

Friday, April 21, 2017
The public is invited to the 2017 Nano Expo at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology to learn how cutting-edge nanotechnologies can change the future.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The exhibit Wade Patton: Seasons is open at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s Apex Gallery through April 28, 2017.  A closing reception is planned from 5–7 p.m. on Friday, April 21, with a gallery talk at 6 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will hold a groundbreaking ceremony and press conference at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, on Dunham Field at O’Harra Stadium to kick off renovations to the facility.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
A team of students with the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program is taking on the design of tiny houses that can meet the needs of a segment of Rapid City’s homeless population.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology research scientist and recognized expert in the stability of steel-framing systems Andrea Surovek, Ph.D., has been named an American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Fellow.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been named the top university for best value in South Dakota in SmartAsset’s Best Value Colleges study, which ranks universities in categories of scholarships provided, starting salary, tuition, living costs and retention rates. SD Mines was named the No. 1 Best Value in South Dakota in 2016, as well.
Monday, April 10, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology alumnus Vaughn Vargas has been selected as a 2017 Bush Fellow, one of 24 leaders chosen for their records of achievement and extraordinary potential to make significant societal contributions.  Selected from 639 applicants from South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and 23 Native Nations, Vaughn will receive up to $100,000 over one to two years to pursue educational and leadership development experiences.
First 1 2 3 4 5  ... Last 

Need more information on a story?

Contact Charles Michael Ray, Communications Manager, at (605) 394-6082 or  Charles.Ray@sdsmt.edu

Have university news?

Send your news item to: 
to get it on the university website. 
(Mines Campus Community only)

Find out more about SD Mines Events

Visit our university  Events Calendar
Student Organization events are posted at our  Mines Link website. 

Hardrocker Fan?

Read more about  Athletics 

More About Mines