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Robert Hall, Ph.D., P.E., is the new head of the Department of  Mining Engineering and Management (MEM) at South Dakota Mines.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Anahita Haghizadeh, a doctoral student at South Dakota Mines, nabbed the top prize at the 2020 Governor's Giant Vision Awards Business Competition.  
Monday, April 20, 2020
Two South Dakota Mines alumni, Amanda and Travis Davis faced the challenge entrepreneurship head on when they left successful jobs at NASA and moved to Dublin, Ireland, to launch two medical device companies.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The Student Senate at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology voted unanimously to donate $50,000 to the Student Emergency Fund to help fellow students in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This gift follows a generous $150,000 in donations from alumni and friends of South Dakota Mines, faculty and staff and even students.  
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Faculty, staff and students at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are working on a range of efforts to help the state and nation deal with COVID-19.   
Thursday, April 9, 2020
William Trevillyan, a double major in chemical engineering and chemistry at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, has won the 2020 Ann and Dave Braun Student Inventor Award.   
Monday, April 6, 2020
The South Dakota Board of Regents has also announced that online classes will continue through the summer 2020 semester.  
Monday, March 30, 2020
This prototype mask, printed at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, includes a space for a filter that can be inserted and disposed of after use. This first prototype is leading to new designs that can be mass produced to meet the huge need for masks in the healthcare community.  
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