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Dangling fifty stories in the air on a glass floor is unsettling, but not unsafe. This is thanks to the work of engineers like Wade Morris.  

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019
The students, faculty and staff at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are mourning the loss of Torger Henckel, who passed away after a fall while hiking in the Black Elk Wilderness area of Custer State Park in the Black Hills.    
Friday, September 27, 2019
SD Mines is seeing a slight increase in the number of first-year students, students from South Dakota, and an increase in the overall number of female students.  
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Teams design trebuchets, or catapults, to launch pumpkins overhead in a competition for the most accurate and farthest toss. 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
SD Mines' Fall Career Fair continues to grow each year. More than 1,000 Mines students took part in the Career Fair, which included 165 vendors, 50 of which are based in South Dakota.  
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
 Rocker Days at SD Mines is set for Sept. 22-28, with a wide range of activities planned for students, alumni and the community.  
Monday, September 16, 2019
Fall STEAM Cafe explores Mongolia, Esports and more. 
Thursday, September 12, 2019
The first “Hardrocker Pinker Run” will take place Saturday, Sept. 28, starting and ending at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.
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