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Dr. Congzhou Wang and Dr. Steve Smith received a research grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) under the National Institutes of Health to study the use of black phosphorous nanosheets and near-infrared lasers in an effort to reverse the progression of breast cancer, making conventional chemotherapy safer and more effective.  

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
South Dakota Mines is merging the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering into one department.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
A new program at Mines, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims to improve retention of first-generation college students and to increase the number of talented young people who become STEM professionals.
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Dr. Eirik Valseth, a Mines alumnus, has been awarded the Marie Curie Fellowship of the European Union, which is among the most prestigious fellowships in Europe. 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
South Dakota Mines graduates continue to enjoy a very high placement rate in their field of study and an excellent starting salary. The most recent data, from the graduating class of 2021, shows a 97% job placement rate in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields with an average annual starting compensation of $68,685. 
Monday, June 13, 2022
South Dakota Mines faculty, staff, and students joined with members of the university’s Center for Alumni Relations and Advancement in 4,632 hours in community service during the 2021-2022 school year.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Maryam Amouamouha, Ph.D., a graduate student at South Dakota Mines, has invented a new device that could revolutionize water treatment and improve water quality and availability around the world.
Monday, June 6, 2022
Bennet Outland, a junior studying mechanical engineering with a focus on robotics at South Dakota Mines, has been awarded the Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.  
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