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High school students and their families are invited to South Dakota Mines on Saturday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 13 for the fall Go to Mines open house events.  

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
South Dakota Mines plans to hold its annual pumpkin catapult competition at the Great Downtown Pumpkin Festival beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 in Memorial Park.    
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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.
Monday, September 20, 2021
Topics for the fall STEAM Café series range from a look at the very first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, to a look at the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior more than 45 years ago.  
Monday, September 20, 2021
South Dakota Mines hosted speaker Pat West on Sept. 17, 2021, for the annual talk celebrating the U.S. Constitution.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
South Dakota Mines is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) on a new project called “Materials and Manufacturing for Cold Regions.”
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
South Dakota Mines has two new minors for students interested in working in the booming avionics or aerospace industries.
Monday, August 30, 2021
South Dakota Mines instructor of humanities Bryce Tellmann, Ph.D., is one of 10 university faculty in the nation invited to join a new cohort of rural scholars at Tarleton State University’s Rural Communication Institute.
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