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Two South Dakota Mines graduates decided to use their degrees in computer science to build a new dating app. The students built a unique algorithm that connects users based on their taste in memes.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
South Dakota Mines is now home to two research centers that aim to create new battery technology, which could revolutionize the energy storage market.   
Thursday, August 5, 2021
South Dakota Mines faculty, staff and students donated 1,845 hours of community service in the 2020-2021 school year. Members of the campus community spent this time volunteering at local charities, churches and serving on non-profit organization boards.     
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
South Dakota Mines researchers are leading a fight to understand and disrupt criminal networks that are responsible for everything from ransomware attacks to the manufacture and distribution of counterfeit goods, to illegal narcotics, to poaching.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
South Dakota Mines student Kaytie Barkley is researching a process called ultrasonic welding that utilizes low amplitude, high frequency vibrations to fuse two pieces of plastic together.
Monday, July 26, 2021
The winners of South Dakota Mines first ever Junior Bladesmithing Championship are taking home cash prizes for knife and sword blades they crafted from scratch.  
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
A team of students and professors from South Dakota Mines assisted Air Force personnel in employing cold spray technology to repair a broken hinge tied to the fuselage of a B-1B Lancer
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Mines chemical engineering students overcame pandemic restrictions to take part in an annual exchange with the Technical University of Darmstadt, Provadis School of International Management and Technology.  In a normal year, students travel to Germany to take part in the hands-on chemical process design project, this year the projects unfolded virtually.  
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