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Thursday, April 29, 2021
South Dakota Mines students Kirstie Gildemeister and Kelsey Fitzgerald have won a Braun Student Inventor Award for an invention that greatly improves the effort to store and save energy generated by solar and wind power.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Three new specializations in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at South Dakota Mines allow students to hone highly sought after skills.
Monday, April 26, 2021
The South Dakota Mines Center for Alumni Relations and Advancement’s Board of Directors announces the selection of Paul Krueger for the role of CEO, effective May 10, 2021.  
Thursday, April 1, 2021
The 11th annual Student Research Symposium at South Dakota Mines, from April 6-8, includes an array of cutting-edge research across many fields of study. The 11th annual Student Research Symposium at South Dakota Mines, from April 6-8, includes an array of cutting-edge research across many fields of study.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
South Dakota Mines is on the cusp of a new and bright future in the mineral industries core disciplines of geological, metallurgical, and mining engineering. This is thanks to the state legislature and Governor Kristi Noem, who just approved $19 million in public funding for the construction of a new state-of-the-art Mineral Industries Building on the Mines campus.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
 In recognition of Women’s History Month, we’re sharing this 2019 article from The Hardrock alumni magazine about a pioneering group of 1969 graduates.  
Monday, March 15, 2021
South Dakota Mines plans plans for a return to normal in the Fall 2021 semester with regular in-person classes, a full athletics schedule, student activities and the traditional homecoming celebration and other events. 
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