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The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is touted as an “international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists and others in cities around the world, where teams engage NASA’s free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space.”

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Dr. Timothy Masterlark is bringing what he learned on a State Department fellowship back to campus. He teaches Mines geology and geological engineering students how to survive in the field, whether they are investigating an active volcano, an earthquake zone or working in remote location with long distances to emergency care.  
Thursday, September 1, 2022
South Dakota Mines has been accepted into the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN). KEEN includes more than 50 colleges and universities across the United States.
Friday, August 19, 2022
The Army's REAP program provides opportunities for pre-college students to conduct research for five to eight weeks alongside faculty and graduate students. 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
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.  
Monday, August 8, 2022
 South Dakota Mines Fall 2022 STEAM Café lineup includes a wide range of engaging topics. An acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, STEAM Café is held at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Hay Camp Brewing Company in Rapid City. 
Friday, July 29, 2022
Kyle Knight, Ph.D., has been selected as the new head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at South Dakota Mines.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
The Hardrocker Ally Association, formed by Mines athletes and students, is a volunteer effort aimed at community outreach, networking, and advocacy.
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