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The virtual ceremony included many of Mines’ cherished traditions and new features aimed at helping the community feel connected during this challenging time.
The Make Masks for Mines effort is seeking volunteers with the skill, will and sewing machines to make masks as soon as possible. Local volunteers can also schedule a time to pick up Mines-furnished fabric for the project.
Electrical engineering freshman Grant Kahl hopes the automated Ambu bag-ventilation system can be used in health care settings around the world where traditional-style ventilators are unavailable, too costly or too cumbersome.
Undergraduate Commencement will begin at 10 a.m. MT, with a live broadcast featuring many of Mines’ cherished traditions as well as new features aimed at helping the community feel connected during this challenging time.
In Antarctica, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic, Geophysics Assistant Professor Matt Siegfried studies how glaciers and ice sheets move and evolve.
Rob '68 and Ann McKee hope their gift to create the new scholars program will inspire others to contribute to reducing student debt.
A Colorado School of Mines glaciologist was part of a team of scientists that used the most advanced Earth-observing laser instrument NASA has ever flown in space to make precise, detailed measurements of how the elevation of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have changed over 16 years.
Mines is offering nearly 90 courses this summer, many of which fulfill core course and major requirements.
"Why does this matter? If you are looking for the hardest material on Earth, and you don’t consider metastable states, you just missed diamond, which is the hardest material that we know."
“With the rapid changes to the higher education landscape brought on by COVID-19, it’s even more important than ever to advance our MINES@150 strategic plan. To do that, we need great leaders focused on driving our critical initiatives," President Paul C. Johnson and Provost Richard Holz told campus.