Mines held commencement ceremonies over three days, celebrating graduate and undergraduates students in the Spring 2021 class, as well as graduates from the Class of 2020, who returned for an in-person celebration.
After helping launch rockets for NASA and other aerospace organizations, Computer Science Professor of Practice Mark Baldwin transitioned to designing computer games including The Perfect General, Empire Deluxe and Trainz Railroad Simulator.
McNeil Hall was named in honor of alumnus and trustee Charles “Charlie” McNeil ’71 and his wife, Judy McNeil, who recently made a $5 million gift to Mines to support entrepreneurship and innovation programming.
Even a tiny shard of paint in orbit can do damage to a spacecraft. The Mines Capstone Design team will launch their suite of experiments into suborbital space in August 2020 as part of the RockSatX program.