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Black Hills Information Security is a local company with a global reach in the cybersecurity sector. The company employs numerous South Dakota Mines interns and graduates, who are on the frontlines of the battle against cyber criminals.  

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
South Dakota Mines has named Darcy Briggs, Ph.D., the new associate vice president of academic affairs. Briggs will serve in the Office of the Provost under Dr. Lance Roberts.  
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Dr. Joseph Dlugos has been selected as the new dean of students at South Dakota Mines.  
Friday, May 14, 2021
The Fomento Scholars program involves a small initial investment that yields a huge return. Each year, the scholarship provides funding for four to six aspiring engineers from Goa who excel academically.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Multiple university ranking organizations place South Dakota Mines among the top schools in the nation for value and graduate outcomes. The rankings show Mines is an excellent return on investment for those seeking degrees in STEM fields.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Dean of Students, Dr. Patricia Mahon is retiring after 21 years of service to South Dakota Mines.  This letter is published in the most recent edition of The Hardrock magazine.  This spring, university dedicated a new plaza on campus to Dean Mahon.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Three South Dakota Mines seniors didn’t want their final design project to be just an academic exercise to cap their engineering degrees. They wanted to see the project built, installed and making a difference in the community.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
South Dakota Mines is following the South Dakota Board of Regents by removing mask and social distancing requirements for most of campus on Monday, May 10, at the start of summer operations
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