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 South Dakota Mines will host its annual Mines Day at the Capitol event in Pierre from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31. The event allows Mines to share the innovative work happening on campus with state lawmakers and business leaders. 

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022
South Dakota Mines computer engineering major Jaxxen Cheney has built a model of the university campus inside the popular video game Minecraft. 
Monday, December 19, 2022
A decision by the South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) allows South Dakota Mines to offer in-state rates to incoming freshmen and transfer students from Wisconsin and Illinois starting in the summer of 2023.  
Friday, December 16, 2022
South Dakota Mines 186th commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in the Fine Arts Theater at The Monument in Rapid City. Those who wish to view the ceremony online can find information here.  
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
A company that evolved from research at Mines on turning corn stover into a valuable form of graphite has won the 2022 CEO Business Plan Competition at South Dakota Mines.
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Community members are invited to vote on their favorite displays at the annual holiday Parade of Trees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, in the Surbeck Center at South Dakota Mines. This year, the theme is Parade of No Trees and features displays created by the campus community. 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Dr. Shan Zhou, an assistant professor in the Department of Nanoscience and Biomedical Engineering at South Dakota Mines, made a breakthrough in the creation of nanoscale structures that could change medicine, computing, clean energy and more.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
The India Club at South Dakota Mines will host the 33rd annual celebration of Diwali Night, featuring cultural entertainment, food and fireworks show, on Saturday, Nov. 19.
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