Category: 2013 Summer

Also Remembered

Gerald R. Bond ’50  January 11, 2012 Jack D. Gray ’52 June 9, 2011 Jeffrey J. Knaebel ’63  January 26, 2011 Jay L. Kratz ’63  November 4, 2009 Todd M. Lasnik ’82 September 29, 2012 Christopher K. Loomis ’69 March 7, 2010 LouiS...

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Honoring and Supporting Our Own

For those working in the energy industry in unstable countries around the world, the risk of terrorism is a daily reality. Miners who have lived with such risk would have been particularly alarmed by news of the January 16 attack on the gas plant in In Amenas, Algeria. We were also concerned.

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On Joe Gray, From a Cancer Survivor

Joe Gray and I were classmates. I knew he was bound for greatness, but never expected he would end up in cancer research. I am a cancer survivor and have outlived all expectations of the medical staff at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The lack of any pituitary function has been a life-changing event and brought me into an understanding of what is most important in life.

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Remembrance

I worked for and with Tom [Howard ’41, spring 2013, In Memoriam] for almost 10 years developing innovative mining equipment, including a backfill system initially used in South African gold mines. He provided much of the...

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Material Diversity

How diverse is materials research at Mines these days? Read about these three high-profile programs, housed in different departments and spanning a wide spectrum of industries, and judge for yourself.

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Cosmic Messengers from the Extreme Universe

Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays carry an unfathomable amount of energy, but are elusive. Associate Professors Lawrence Wiencke and Fred Sarazin are part of a $4.4 million NASA grant to record many more of these than previously possible.

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