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South Dakota Mines dedicated the Beck Ballroom at the Surbeck Center on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, honoring donors Doug and Leah Beck, who donated $1 million toward the university’s Surbeck Center expansion project. 

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Friday, September 8, 2023
South Dakota Mines was listed in Wall Street Journal’s 2024 Best Colleges in the United States as one of the top 10 most highly recommended schools by surveyed students and recent alumni.
Friday, September 8, 2023
Homecoming is a time full of tradition, and that’s definitely the case at South Dakota Mines. From Sept. 9-16, the university will celebrate its homecoming, also known as Rocker Days.
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
A team at lead by Gokce K. Ustunisik, Ph.D., associate professor of geology and geological engineering helped build a system to compare results from thousands of experiments conducted around the world.  This new study, thanks to a five-year NSF grant totaling nearly $470,000 will help align the data from various sources to build the big picture understanding.
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Mines has added a new scientific instrument to the portfolio of devices on campus that tests water for trace elements and contaminants. 
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Dr. Gokce Ustunisik, and Alexander Rogaski have produced minerals found on Mars by experimentally mimicking the conditions in Martian fumaroles, or vents found in areas of volcanic activity. 
Monday, August 28, 2023
South Dakota Mines has created a new multidisciplinary Center for Sustainable Solutions. The center will be a hub for research and development around sustainability including water quality, emerging contaminants, agriculture, infrastructure, carbon capture, biofuels, bioplastics, environmental stewardship and more.   
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Property Meld sponsored a year-long research project undertaken by three computer science students at South Dakota Mines in an effort to inform new models for scheduled maintenance on homes and apartments.  
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