Category: 2014 Summer

Adios, Arecibo

I spent my final week in Puerto Rico finishing up my project and preparing a presentation for the Arecibo staff and students. While the dish has not yet been cleaned, I was able to start a design project that will be passed down through future generations of undergraduate researchers to eventually develop a full-scale, functioning robot.

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Where the Exceptionally Gifted Fit In

Able to count to 20 in three languages by the age of 2, 16-year-old Mines student Santiago Gonzalez was reading about minerals and rocks from a college textbook before he ever attended elementary school. By age 8, he was studying programming languages, building a website (hicaduda.com) and creating apps. Today, he is fluent in more than 10 programming languages and has written 16 applications.

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Water-Energy Education Center Launched

Created with a $3 million gift to study and enhance awareness of water challenges in the petroleum industry, the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE2ST (Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology) at Colorado School of Mines is the first major partnership between a university and the energy industry that is primarily charged with studying water issues related to the production of unconventional oil and natural gas.

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1964 Time Capsule Opened

A time capsule buried in the cornerstone of the student center in 1964 was extracted just prior to Alumni Weekend, giving the 50th reunion class an opportunity to see the contents during their class breakfast at the...

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Spring 2014 Commencement

Another wave of Miners was congratulated by proud family members and welcomed into the alumni community on May 9, 2014, at a ceremony where Clarence Cazalot Jr., retired chairman, president and CEO of Marathon Oil, delivered the keynote address.

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