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Nov
29
2016

2016 Mid-year Commencement Dec. 16

This December, Colorado School of Mines will hold two mid-year degree commencement ceremonies: ·      The undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will take place on Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in Lockridge Arena. ·      The graduate Commencement Ceremony (MS News
Nov
14
2016

Building a Future on a ROTC Foundation

Joe Geiger ’09 is not shy to say that being in ROTC as a student at Mines changed his life. His wife, Mel, agreed, remembering back to their high school days when he was a scrawny boy who had an afro of red hair and wore Hawaiian shirts like they News
Nov
11
2016

Alumni veteran remembers special letter

Can you imagine sending for admissions info to a college and getting a personal letter from the university president, encouraging you to apply? That’s exactly what happened to George Sturgis in 1975. He was nearing the end of his voluntary News
Nov
04
2016

Remembering those lost in the disaster of the White Ash Mine

73 years later in 2009, John Ackle and his mother, Dorothy Ackle, decided to create a new memorial for the miners by starting the White Ash Mine Memorial Committee. They solicited proposals from 62 artists to create a bronze sculpture of a coal News
Oct
24
2016

Calculating Risk

For recent graduates Maureen Sweet and Mickey Wilson, the thrill of extreme competition has been reward enough to forgo a lucrative job in their respective fields, at least for a few years. Sweet came to Mines from Baltimore, in part to pursue a News
Oct
24
2016

Mines completes most successful campaign in university history

Colorado School of Mines raised nearly half a billion dollars to complete the most successful fundraising campaign in the history of the university, Transforming Lives: The Campaign for Colorado School of Mines. During the six-year campaign, donors News
Oct
17
2016

Mines Soldiers On

When it comes to physical training, today’s Mines ROTC company is recognized as among the most physically fit in the nation. Members rise at 5 a.m. Four to five days a week for a rigorous workout (a perfect score on the physical training tests News
Oct
14
2016

Longtime Mines physician served campus and community

W. Lloyd Wright, longtime school physician for Colorado School of Mines and the namesake of the university’s Student Wellness Center died Sept. 16 in Paonia, Colo. He was 99 years old. Born June 15, 1917, in Sargent, Colo., Wright graduated from the News
Oct
12
2016

Meet 6 Mines Alumni from 4 Different Decades

Colorado School of Mines has created a photo-storytelling project on Facebook, inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York. Humans of Mines features a different student, faculty, staff or alumnus and a little bit of their personal story every News
Oct
11
2016

Mines hosts film screening and forum on High Plains Aquifer

[Updated Oct. 31] The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with the American Geosciences Institute to host a series of events on the Mines campus that focused on the High Plains Aquifer. A free film screening of News

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