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The South Dakota Legislature is now considering a $50 million proposal by Governor Kristi Noem to create the new South Dakota Freedom Scholarship. Many South Dakota Mines graduates show that scholarships can make a difference in the state’s high-tech economy.   

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Dr. Travis Kowalski, professor and interim head of the Department of Mathematics at South Dakota Mines is the winner of the 2021 Chauvenet Prize from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
New program to assist first-generation students made possible through NSF grant. 
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Timothy Masterlark, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at South Dakota Mines, has been selected by the National Academy of Sciences for a Jefferson Science Fellowship (JSF).
Monday, January 11, 2021
"We hope South Dakota citizens will see the wisdom of investing in the future of earth sciences, technology and the Mineral Industries Building at South Dakota Mines."   
Friday, January 8, 2021
For the 11th year in a row, student groups from South Dakota Mines will step up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, collecting food and cash donations at local grocery stores.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester to be named to the Dean's List.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
President Jim Rankin and the leadership team thanks the Mines campus community for it's hard work during the past year. 
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