Current Mines student Rowan Welch comes from a long line of Orediggers, spanning 124 years and counting: His father, his uncle, two of his great-grandfathers, his great-great uncle and his great-great-grandfather all earned degrees from Mines
Frick , who has served as department head of Mines Mechanical Engineering since 2021, will start in the new role July 15.
The new Miss Colorado will be crowned July 14, but you can see the sapphire peaks and 14K-gold plains in this stunning piece of Colorado history year-round at the Mines Museum of Earth Science.
Chris Valdez ’00 and Ty Harrison ’98 work together on the leadership team for PureWest Energy, an independent natural gas producer in Colorado.
As University Librarian, Maness will oversee Arthur Lakes Library and the Mines Museum of Earth Science, providing leadership and vision for advancing the library’s role in supporting research, teaching and learning across campus.
“I loved my experience at Mines, and it’s really exciting to help improve campus and be involved in projects that are helping it to become an even better school,” one alum said.
Together, individually and posthumously, Stewart ’50 and Johanna Collester have created one of the most generous endowed scholarship funds that will benefit Mines students for generations. An
Mines graduates are working as design and product engineers at top golf companies like PING, Callaway and Edel Golf, enhancing golf clubs, balls and other types of gear—including mobile apps—to help golfers at every level improve their game.
The Volunteer with Mines platform makes it easier than ever for Mines alumni to get involved on campus and stay connected with their alma mater.
After a career in entrepreneurship, Zack Bennett ’99 is now the founding director of the Mines Venture Program and Beck Venture Center on campus.