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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 Web.com Tour in Central...

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To Nepal and Back

In Mines Magazine’s last issue, we introduced readers to a group of Mines students who traveled to Nepal over winter break with an organization called Hike for Help. Those students reflected on their experiences and described what the trip meant to them. Read the full article...

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Humans of Mines

Inspired by Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York, Colorado School of Mines created a photo-storytelling project, called Humans of Mines. The project features a different student, faculty, staff or alumnus and a bit of their personal story every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Facebook. With more than 2,500 followers in the first year, the project has become a source of pride in the community, as we share what we love most about Mines and our individual experience. For more stories, follow the project at facebook.com/HumansofMines Paige Bowling Chemical and Biochemical Engineering/Chemistry and Biochemistry Class of 2018 “My grandmother had Alzheimer’s, and she actually passed...

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Finding Connections and Making an Impact

It is the pleasure of Colorado School of Mines and the Mines Alumni Association to formally introduce and welcome the new Executive Director of the Alumni Association, Mines alumnus Damian Friend. To get to know Damian and share a bit of his story, Mines Magazine sat down with him for an informal discussion about his time at Mines and his new role. Damian C. Friend Hometown: Denver, Colorado Education: BS Geological Engineering Start Date at Mines: October 17, 2016 What did you enjoy most about being a Mines student? My favorite courses were in geology. I really enjoyed the outdoors, so the geology...

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