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SD Mines will host Extreme CAMPing, a day of demos, drones, formula racing, baja off-roading and more Saturday, April 22, at Main Street Square.  There will be two Formula/Baja drag races on 6th street from noon-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-2 p.m. There will also be drone demonstrations from 12:30-12:45 p.m. and 2-2:15 p.m. SD Mines remains the only organization allowed to fly a drone downtown. The event is free and open to the public.

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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.
Monday, April 10, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is host to a seminar titled “Sustainable Tools for Reducing Weather and Climate Impacts.” The presentation begins at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 10 in the Classroom Building 204-West at SD Mines. The featured speaker is Cindy Bruyère, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Governor Dennis Daugaard is among the dignitaries slated to join the ribbon cutting of the renovated Chemical & Biological Engineering/Chemistry Building (CBEC) at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. The ribbon cutting for CBEC starts at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 13, in front of the south wing of the building on the SD Mines campus.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Maribeth Price, Ph.D., has been named Dean of Graduate Education at the South Dakota School of Mines Technology.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Two start-up companies that began as research projects at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are being recognized among the “40 Best University Start-Ups of 2017.”
Thursday, March 30, 2017
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students will present their work at the annual Research Symposium Tuesday, April 4, in the Surbeck Center. Graduate and undergraduate students will showcase their research through 41 oral presentations and 63 poster projects on science and engineering topics that include, among others, neutrino and dark matter research, dynamic imaging of biological cells, surface modification of nanoparticles, biotechnology, and materials processing using cold spray, friction stir welding and other high-tech processes.
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