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New Office of Industry Engagement designed to strengthen ties between South Dakota Mines and industry. 

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Thursday, September 24, 2020
South Dakota Mines is home to a new Junior Bladesmithing Championship the competition is open to high school students across the nation who can produce a blade by hand-hammering or trip-hammer forging.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Enrollment at South Dakota Mines is down slightly this year. The relatively steady numbers at South Dakota Mines are a testament to the value of a Mines degree. 
Monday, September 21, 2020
South Dakota Mines 2020 Fall Career Fair is being held virtually for the first time. Mines career fairs are generally attended by over 1,000 students and moving the event to a virtual format reduces COVID-19 spread.  
Monday, September 21, 2020
South Dakota Mines alumnus Henry Wegehaupt has launched a business to develop an automated feeding system for cattle that is affordable for the small family farm. 
Thursday, September 17, 2020
South Dakota Mines has added Doug Parrow as the new campus police chief. 
Monday, September 14, 2020
Topics for the fall STEAM Café series range from the science of materials to zombie parasites, to cutting-edge 3D video of the immune system in action to wildfire meteorology.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
 South Dakota Mines Army ROTC cadet Taran Multz ranked among the top 10% of his cohort during Operation Agile Leader, a COVID-19 mitigated training exercise conducted from Aug. 11-20, at Camp Ripley Training Center near Little Falls, Minn.  
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