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2014-06-04 23:06:43

The Entrepreneur-in-Residence program at SDSM&T started in 2012 has become the recipe for success, leading university startup companies to win the prestigious Governor’s Giant Vision Award for two consecutive years. This year’s winner, Nanofiber Separations, LLC, founded in 2011, won not only the Giant Vision’s $20,000 first-place prize, competing against companies statewide, but was also recently awarded a $709,849 Small Business Innovation Research grant by the National Science...

2013-10-03 23:00:59

Anna Balazs, a pioneer in the area of predicting the behavior of complex polymeric materials through her theoretical modeling, has been awarded the national 2013 Mines Medal by the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Balazs, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and leads a team that predicted the behavior of Belousov-Zhabotinsky (BZ) gels, gels with far-reaching applications such as artificial skin that could be sensory. Rapid...

2013-08-30 23:02:22

A pair of physicists hired to help lead particle and nuclear physics research in the new doctorate program at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology hold the promise of bringing the long-awaited Ph.D. to the world stage. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 A pair of world-class particle physicists have been added to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology faculty as it continues to expand with a new Ph.D. program in physics. The new doctorate program will serve the...

2013-08-29 23:29:43

Educating the next generation of workers is critical to sustaining the mining industry. The Doe Run Company recently donated $40,000 to Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo., to provide innovative, practical learning opportunities for future mining engineers. St. Louis, Mo. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) recently donated $40,000 to Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Mo., to provide innovative, practical...

2013-08-23 23:01:20

Major Gift Will Allow Construction to Begin in February 2014 Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The proposed new student wellness and recreation center at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will move forward with a February groundbreaking thanks to a $2 million gift from alumnus Stephen D. Newlin. The gift, combined with a $6.7 million tax students approved through increased fees, will allow the $8.9 million project to move forward. The new wellness and recreation...

2013-08-06 23:21:08

Whiting Petroleum Corp. has given $40,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Geology & Geological Engineering for student support. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Whiting Petroleum Corp. has given $40,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Department of Geology & Geological Engineering for student support. The partnership between the School of Mines and Whiting will enhance efforts to recruit top science and engineering...

2013-05-09 23:01:39

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students have made aeronautical history with their concrete airplane recently taking flight. The 18-pound plane with a 40-inch wingspan held its own during a crash landing to become the second known concrete plane to fly and the only one to stay intact upon landing. RAPID CITY, S.D. — (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 -- South Dakota School of Mines & Technology students have made aeronautical history with their concrete airplane recently taking...

2013-05-03 23:01:26

Cargill's $580,000 gift to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will fund laboratories and curriculum development, scholarships, field trips and other professional development opportunities. Rapid City, SD (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Cargill, Inc., has pledged $580,000 to the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology for laboratories, scholarships and curriculum development in several departments. The majority of the funding will support SDSM&T´s Department of Chemical...


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