Author: Mines magazine


Mines students organized a campus version of the popular TED Talks, with the aim of bringing new ideas to the community. The talks included “Failing Successfully in Education,” “The Power of &,” “The Breakdown of Women in STEM” and a discussion about ethics and engineering. Watch the videos below and visit TEDxCSM’s website for more...

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Laser-Cut Lamp

In January, Mines student Michael Ennis (Class of 2017) set up a timelapse video in one of Mines’ makerspaces using a laser woodcutter to make pieces for a lamp. Watch his timelapse video of the woodcutting process and then watch him put the pieces together into a final...

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An Eye for the Arts

Daniel Rose (metallurgical and materials engineering, Class of 2017) may have limited experience with the visual arts, only being an active photographer for about a year and a half, but he doesn’t let that hold him back. Rose took the photo above as part of a shoot he did for his friend, Jerimiah Owens, a professional pianist and musical director and instructor based in Boulder, Colorado. “We put together a large spread of pro le photos and a few more off-the-wall ones,” Rose said. “Although his face is not featured, we felt this one in particular captured his spirit quite...

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Filmmakers at Mines

Mines has added a new student organization for amateur filmmakers. Students have the opportunity to learn about the filmmaking process, from coming up with video ideas to writing scripts to the final product. Learn more about the club and check out their latest videos at...

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Putting Into the PGA Tour

Every year, Jim Knous ’12 and several of his friends make the Waste Management Phoenix Open appointment viewing. This year, however, Knous decided to break par. Knous played his way into the tournament, securing the third and final spot to compete at TPC Scottsdale on February 2–5. Knous had never played in a PGA Tour event, and he became the first Oredigger in Mines’ golf history to earn a professional card on a golf tour. He missed the cut to move on in the PGA Tour but has gone on to compete in the 2017 Tour in Central...

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