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Dr. Richard Gowen, who was among the most impactful leaders in the history of South Dakota Mines, passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at the age of 86. Read his full obituary.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Mark Anderson has worked on water issues around the world. Today he's back at his alma mater serving as an adjunct professor of civil and environmental engineering. He is using his life experience to inspire this next generation of problem solvers. For young people considering a career in STEM Anderson has one message, “Come to Mines and make a difference.”
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
 In the right environment, chance encounters in the workplace can yield brilliant innovation.  
Thursday, October 21, 2021
South Dakota Mines  annual Junior Bladesmithing Championship is now accepting applications. The competition is open to high school students across the nation who can produce a blade by hand-hammering or trip-hammer forging. 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
South Dakota Mines’ Department of Electrical Engineering has received $150,000 from Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) to support the university’s new minor in avionics.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
South Dakota Mines is smallest of the state’s public universities by student headcount, but Mines repeatedly hosts some of the biggest career fairs that include employers ranging from local engineering start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.  
Monday, October 18, 2021
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.  
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
South Dakota Mines profiles alumni who have made unique and extraordinary contributions to the world during their careers.  Dr. Geraldean Lynn Fluke is the latest installment in the High Impact Hardrockers series.  
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