Mines is published three times a year by Colorado School of Mines and the CSM Alumni Association for alumni and friends of the school. Mines magazine is a critical communication serving the Colorado School of Mines community. Its mission is to keep readers informed about the school, to further the goals of the school and the alumni association, and to foster connectedness.


Amie Chitwood
Managing Editor, Mines, and Assistant Director of Communications, CSM Alumni Association

Editorial Board
Amie Chitwood, Tina Gianquitto, Karen Gilbert, Peter Han, Trisha Bentz Kendall, John Poate, Matt Showalter ’99, John Spear MS ’94

Copy Editor
Trisha Bentz Kendall

Art Director
Craig Korn, VeggieGraphics

Administrative Support
Kurtis Griess ’08, MS ’10, Ruth Jones, Linda Nothnagel, Jo Marie Reeves, Nancy Webb, Angie Yearous ’91

Comments and suggestions are welcome—email the editor or call 303.384.2529 M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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