Alumni


We talked to Steve Enger ’81, former president and CEO of Denver-based private upstream oil company Edge Energy, about what entrepreneurship looks like in the industry today and the value independent ventures can bring to the future of the business of energy.
First formed in 1969, the Mines cheerleading team has become a stalwart part of upholding what it means to be an Oredigger—and encouraging their peers to show off their school pride and maintain the close camaraderie that Mines students and graduates share.
A first-generation college student and Iñupiaq, Salina Derichsweiler '02 believes firmly in the power of education and the value of personal agency.
Sustainability is often top of mind for entrepreneur and philanthropist Rick Tallman ’85, MS ’93.
Colorado School of Mines is training the next generation of biological engineers who are skilled in both bioscience and computer science via the new undergraduate degree program.
Kurtis Griess '08 MS '10G recently helped Mines write a winning grant to create a program between the university and Jeffco Public School’s Alameda International Junior/Senior High School.
Colorado School of Mines’ No. 1 world-ranked mining engineering program has received a historic $7.5 million investment from alum J. Steven Whisler and his wife, Ardyce, of Whitefish, Montana.
Deborah Peacock ’78 is the president of an intellectual property firm that specializes in legal issues within the spaceflight and aerospace industries.
Originally organized as an alumni fundraiser, the annual golf tournament now contributes to an endowment that provides funds for Mines student scholarships.
“I really wanted to explore how the things we build and design impact the people they are actually made for,” said Peyton Gibson ’17.