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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.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020
South Dakota Board of Regents Approves New Programs at South Dakota Mines
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Lance Roberts, Ph.D., is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota Mines.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
With careful adherence to CDC guidelines, South Dakota Mines achieved success in a hybrid summer field course for geologists. The course was one of few of its type offered in the summer of 2020 anywhere in the country.
Monday, August 24, 2020
Dr. Rodney Rice, professor emeritus of humanities at South Dakota Mines, is the 2020 recipient of the university’s Presidential Award for Outstanding Professor. 
Thursday, August 20, 2020
South Dakota Mines students enjoy recreational opportunities such as motocross and trail riding while studying mechanical engineering and related subjects.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Department of Defense Scholarship guarantees civilian position after graduation. 
Monday, August 3, 2020
The new logo for South Dakota Mines incorporates aspects of the lettering on the university seal and includes symbolic ties to the institution’s long history.
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