Humanities & Design


A new program at Colorado School of Mines gives students an opportunity to address design challenges faced by local community partners. The Engineering by Doing (EbD) concept was inspired by the
By Taylor PolodnaThe OrediggerA group of Mines students, representing Engineers Without Borders-USA (EWB-USA), travelled down to Nicaragua to the small community of Los Gomez to complete a pedestrian
A group of current and former Mines students traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, over spring break to work on home construction and in the schools of area favelas (slums). “Our main project was to
One of the leaders of the largest professional society of scientists and engineers in China – who has an interesting historical connection to Colorado School of Mines -- paid a visit to the university
National Public Radio (NPR) Foreign Correspondent Deborah Amos shared experiences and insights from covering the Arab Spring in a special lecture of the Hennebach Program in the Humanities at Colorado
George Saunders ’81 earned a degree in geophysics from Mines, but it turned out he was more interested in probing human culture and society with words than revealing the Earth’s subsurface with
Set in one of the world’s most important cultural epicenters, the city that gave rise to artistic paragons from Michelangelo to Rossini, stands a musician’s dream venue: St. Peter’s Basilica. It’s
When Kevin Moore was a young associate professor at Idaho State University, he used to wear a tie to off-campus research team meetings. One day a colleague asked, “Kevin, why do you always wear a tie
Student clubs are all about building bridges. But in the case of the Mines chapter of Engineers Without Borders, students are literally building bridges.Four members of the Mines chapter made a