Category: 2014 Spring

Classes Blending Science and Art Promote Divergent Thinking

Engineering is an inherently creative profession. But at most engineering schools the density of the technical curriculum leaves little room for classes designed to foster creativity. However, this year students enrolled in the McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs had the opportunity to choose from two different courses that fall distinctly outside the box.

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The ‘School of Mines’ Before 1874

Since most of us peg 1874 as the year Mines was founded, this 1873 prospectus for the ‘School of Mines’ may provoke some head-scratching. Like every institution, Mines wasn’t created overnight. Formal efforts...

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Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama Kenneth Osgood, associate professor in the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies and director of the McBride...

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