Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, March 13, 2018

SD Mines Celebrates Math with Pi Day Events March 14

The pie eating contest is a fun part of the annual celebration of "Pi Day" on the SD Mines Campus.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 13, 2018) – The South Dakota School of Mines & TechnologySociety of Physics Students will host a Pi Day fundraiser at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Electrical Engineering and Physics Building room 252 (campus map). Student events include, “Pie the Professor” and a “Pie Eating Contest.” 

The event is free and open to the public.  

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (3/14) around the world as Pi, the symbol used in math to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, approximately 3.14.


About SD Mines  

Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,529 students with an average class size of 24. The SD School of Mines placement rate for graduates is 97 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $63,350. Find us online at sdsmt.edu and on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat

Contact: Charles Michael Ray, 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu

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