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Entrepreneur-in-Residence Darren Haar recently received the Spirit of Enterprise award recognizing personal commitment, dedication and achievement in entrepreneurship.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Sam Hurst, author of a new biography of Reptile Gardens founder and Black Hills tourism legend Earl Brockelsby, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, on the main floor of Devereaux Library. The public is invited to the free event. 
Thursday, October 13, 2016
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology senior Erik Fenske was named to the 2016 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Men’s Soccer All-Academic First Team announced by the league Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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