Author: Trisha Kendall

Harvey Family Doubles Support for Scholars Program

Tagging sharks in Hawaii. Building bridges in Nepal. Repairing homes in Idaho. Conducting research in India. These are just some of the experiences that 12 hardworking Harvey Scholars are gaining through a prestigious program at Mines aimed at cultivating sophisticated and well-rounded future leaders with technical expertise.

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Maple Hall Opens Its Doors

On August 19, 291 members of the Class of 2015 moved mini-refrigerators, laptops and laundry baskets into a brand-new residence facility located north of 17th Street on the east side of Maple.

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Partnering with USGS, Expanding Opportunity

Located on the south side of the Mines campus, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center is one of the most advanced seismology centers in the world and the first place where many major media outlets turn for information in the aftermath of a major earthquake anywhere in the world. While many Mines students and faculty have been involved in their work since they came to campus in 1974, many will graduate without having set foot inside their facility, located at 18th and Illinois streets. However, thanks to a new agreement signed in May by USGS Director Marcia...

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Philanthropy Celebrated at the Mines Century Society Dinner

At the 2011 Mines Century Society Dinner on September 30, the university honored some of its most generous donors. This year’s event was themed ‘Rio to the Rockies’ to highlight Mines’ many collaborative relationships in South America. Guests, who included members of the Century Society, President’s Council and Heritage Society, enjoyed food, music and dancing reflective of the region. Held in Lockridge Arena, the program included an Argentinian tango performance by members of Mines’ Student Ballroom Dance Club and the presentation of awards recognizing the outstanding philanthropic contributions of faculty and staff, young alumni and other members of the community. Franklin J. and H. Darlene Stermole were presented with the Tourmaline Award; two couples, James A. ’99 and Louise J. Plutt ’00 and Jack ’02 and Lindsey ’02 Sayers were given the Young Philanthropist Award; and Steven A. Sonnenberg ’81 received the Faculty and Staff Philanthropy Award. Additionally, President Scoggins paid special recognition to the new and rising members of the Century Society listed below. New and rising Mines Century Society members Individuals whose lifetime giving to the school exceeds $100,000 are honored as members of the Mines Century Society at Copper, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond levels. Diamond Level: $5,000,000+ John P. and Erika H. Lockridge*** Platinum Level: $3,000,000-$4,999,999 F. Steven and Gayle Mooney** Silver Level: $500,000-$999,999 Lawrence B. and Rose Curtis* Warren L. and Ada B. Wright*...

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