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Extraction evolution

Since Mines was founded in 1874, technology has drastically changed, with new inventions...

Building leaders

Mines Magazine is kicking off a new series about Mines’ military connections. We sat down with...

A titan signs off

Having been at Mines for nearly four decades—first as a student then as a professor and...

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Holding back the flood

In 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created a special task force to support the repair of...

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The Face of Petroleum Engineering

Only the second woman in the country to earn a doctorate in petroleum engineering, Ramona Graves PhD ’82 found her passion, but it wasn’t what she thought it would be.

Going nuclear

There aren’t many people who can say they’ve visited every federal nuclear site in the United...

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A golden program

This year, Mines marked the 50th anniversary of the mineral and energy economics (MEE) graduate program with a special celebration on April 16, 2019. The event featured a campus tour, networking reception, a presentation by...

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