“For Mines to win the medal count really cements our position in this industry,” Professor George Sowers said. “The team that won the overall prize was a pretty large aerospace corporation – we had graduate students that went toe to toe with a professional company.”
Mines conferred a total of 884 bachelor’s degrees during two outdoor ceremonies May 14 at Marv Kay Stadium. Class of 2020 graduates are also being welcomed back to campus for an in-person celebration on Saturday, May 15.
During an in-person ceremony May 13, Mines awarded a total of 28 doctoral and 273 master’s degrees to Spring 2021 graduates. Undergraduate Commencement will be held Friday, May 14 with outdoor ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by a special celebration for Class of 2020 graduates on Saturday, May 15.
Sadie Jonson, a Mines sophomore majoring in geological engineering, has been selected to present at the 2021 Posters on the Hill, a highly selective event that gives college students the chance to share their research with federal legislators.