Alumni


Charles Shultz ’61 and his wife, Louanne, have provided a generous gift to Mines’ Humanitarian Engineering program to support the program’s continued growth, reach and impact inside and outside the university.
Of the Colorado School of Mines graduates who entered the workforce, close to half are employed in energy, aerospace or high tech industries, according to the 2019-2020 Annual Report from the Mines Career Center.
The Mines Museum of Earth Science will reopen to the public Saturday, Feb. 27 following a nearly yearlong closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The J. Don ’55 and Lois Thorson Capstone Lab will provide a dedicated space for Capstone Design@Mines projects.
Bruce Grewcock ‘76 and Judith Zee Steinberg will each serve a four-year term through December 2024. Current Trustee Jesus Salazar '02 was also reappointed to a second four-year term.
Each fall, the Colorado School of Mines alumni community is asked to nominate their peers for recognition of the outstanding contributions they are making to and through Mines. The Mines Alumni Board
Mines alumni Fran Vallejo ’87 and Scott Irvine ’87 recently made a $1 million gift to establish the Vallejo-Irvine Professional Development Program at Colorado School of Mines.
Two Colorado School of Mines faculty members and two alumnae are among the honorees in the 2020 edition of Women in Mining UK’s 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100).
Alexis Navarre-Sitchler, associate professor of geology and geological engineering, and Craig Brice, professor of practice of mechanical engineering, have been awarded the Ben L. Fryrear Endowed Chair for Innovation and Excellence to drive institutional change at Colorado School of Mines.
Colorado School of Mines sits at No. 12 in a new ranking of the Top 25 U.S. Universities based on the reviews of those best suited to evaluate a college or university’s quality—its alumni.