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Judy Sneller has been honored with the Presidential Award for Outstanding Professor for her impact on student success, professional and university development, and community enhancement. She has been teaching in the Department of Humanities for 24 years.

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Monday, May 16, 2016
Doug Tabbert has been officially named head coach of the Hardrockers volleyball team after serving as interim head coach last season.
Friday, May 13, 2016
“Refuge,” a new exhibit by Deborah Mitchell, Mines associate professor and director of the Apex Gallery, will run through Aug. 27 at The Dahl Arts Center, 713 Seventh St.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Four mechanical engineering students received departmental mentor scholarships funded by industry partners Cargill and Nucor, longtime university supporters and drivers of the newly-formed Design for Manufacturing curriculum. The new mentor program is supported by several key industry partners, including Cargill, Nucor and Caterpillar, who were already deeply involved at South Dakota Mines before the new hands-on lab design program became a formal curriculum.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Mark Mazzucco, a metallurgical engineering major who graduated from South Dakota Mines on Saturday, has been named the Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholar, earning a $50,000 scholarship to study water and sanitation issues at the University of Leeds, England.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The public is invited to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus on Wednesday, May 18, to learn more about the international mega-science neutrino project planned between the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago. The evening will begin with a 5:30 p.m. social hour featuring a hands-on activity and show-and-tell items from the Sanford Lab, followed by a 6:30 p.m. presentation and question-and-answer session lead by Kate Scholberg, Ph.D., a physicist from Duke University who is collaborating on the DUNE experiment. The event will be held in the Surbeck Center ballroom. 
Monday, May 2, 2016
Mechanical engineering students will showcase their projects at the Design for Manufacturing Fair, from 8-10 a.m. Friday, May 6, in the Christensen Hall of Fame room of the King Center.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The traditional finals-week late-night study breakfast will be served to hundreds of students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology from 9-10:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1.
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