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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.
Colorado School of Mines is part of the regional consortium receiving federal funding — as well as $84 million in matching state support and $1 billion in private capital — to support efforts to strengthen the quantum workforce over the next decade.
The findings, recently published in the journal Science, address one of the key durability challenges of the advanced solar cells, known for their high potential for significant power conversion efficiencies.
Deb Carney, University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Mines, will serve as co-principal investigator on a new NSF project to create a new upper-division college elective that is specifically designed for prospective secondary mathematics teachers.
“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.
If a tool breaks in space, the solution isn’t as easy as popping down to the hardware store to buy a new one. Mines researchers are conducting NASA-funded research that could lead to 3-D printing bioplastics in space for tool repairs and more.