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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology graduate and former scholar athlete Megan Rohrer was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Woman Athlete of the Year by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The honor is bestowed upon a graduating female student athlete in the RMAC who accomplishes unparalleled academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership.

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Monday, June 5, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host hundreds of prospective students during two summer Go To Mines events. High school students and their families are invited to South Dakota Mines on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, July 22, to tour departments, residence halls and other facilities and to meet faculty and current students.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology computer programming team is gearing up for the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals. The contest is held in Rapid City, S.D., May 20-25.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Jan A. Puszynski, Ph.D., vice president for research at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, has been named interim president at SD Mines.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will host the second “Conference on Science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility” to address research related to the laboratory in nearby Lead, S.D.
Monday, May 8, 2017
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Heather Wilson as the next Secretary of the Air Force. Wilson is expected to be sworn in to her new position within a week. She will step down from her position as the President of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology on Wednesday, May 10, when the South Dakota Board of Regents is expected to name an interim president while a national search takes place to name her successor.   
Friday, May 5, 2017
About 300 students will receive their Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s 175th commencement ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 6, in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Ice Arena. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley will deliver the commencement address, and Alexander Spilman of Mandan, N.D., a chemical engineering major, will deliver the senior class message.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Mines electrical engineering senior Trey Wammen of Reva, S.D., has been interning this semester at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. He has been designing and modeling electrical systems for the Life Science Glovebox going on board the International Space Station in 2018.
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