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The winners of South Dakota Mines first ever Junior Bladesmithing Championship are taking home cash prizes for knife and sword blades they crafted from scratch.  

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Monday, June 21, 2021
The Tiospaye Program, launched in 2010, was funded by a 10-year-grant from the National Science Foundation. In December 2020, the program graduated its 50th student.
Friday, June 18, 2021
Mines students worked with tribal and federal officials to help research and design a new structural fire station in the town of Pine Ridge. 
Monday, June 14, 2021
Black Hills Information Security is a local company with a global reach in the cybersecurity sector. The company employs numerous South Dakota Mines interns and graduates, who are on the frontlines of the battle against cyber criminals.  
Thursday, June 10, 2021
South Dakota Mines will host the 18th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium (NAMVS 2021) from June 12 - 17, 2021.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
South Dakota Mines 2019-2020 graduates are enjoying a 97% placement rate in their field of study or in graduate school.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
South Dakota Mines has a long history of innovators who turned their ideas into successful businesses. The grand opening of the Ascent Innovation building is set for Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. It’s a huge milestone in the effort to spur tech-based economic growth in the Black Hills thanks to many local partners.  
Thursday, June 3, 2021
The 2nd annual South Dakota Mines President’s Ride Scholarship Fundraiser is planned for Saturday, July 10, 2021.
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