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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.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The SD Mines Future Health Science Professionals student organization donated 16 hand-made baby blankets to the Rapid City Regional Hospital to support the Cover Me Purple project, which combats shaken baby syndrome. With material donated by the local Wal-Mart, the students worked on the blankets every Saturday morning for three months.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Researchers from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony that marks the start of construction on the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF). The facility will be home to the international collaboration known as the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) which is being built and operated by a group of roughly 1,000 scientists and engineers from 30 countries.  
Thursday, July 20, 2017
An all-girl computer coding summer camp at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is free to accepted participants, thanks to a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber program.  The NSA GenCyber program helps direct a diverse group of young people toward cybersecurity careers that are critical to national and economic security.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Rapid City firefighters quickly extinguished a wildfire that started on the grassy hills west of campus on Monday afternoon.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Nuclear astrophysicists, led by principal investigator and SD Mines professor Frank Strieder, have successfully created the first low-energy particle accelerator beam deep underground in the United States, bringing them one step closer to understanding how the elements of our universe are built.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines Athletic Director Joel Lueken is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Price as the new Senior Associate Athletic Director and Hardrock Club Director. He takes over the duties from Nate Brown, who resigned as Hardrock Club President this past April.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Over 400 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester.
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