Tag: Philanthropy

The Opening of Marquez Hall Crowns a Year of Bests

A record year in giving, highest-ever SAT scores for an incoming class, more research funding than in any previous year, on-campus recruiting reaching an all-time high, new athletic achievements, and an unprecedented pace of new construction: At the start of its 138th year, Mines can lay claim to a remarkable list of accomplishments.

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Lucky Finds, Nuclear Deals and a New Look

Finding a million ounces of gold from campus using satellite photography isn’t usual for a student earning a master’s degree in geology, but it’s what happened to Russell Dow MS ’04. His story of mineral discovery is probably...

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The Dignity of Giving

Brenda and I just returned from a very successful 60th Reunion of the Class of ’52, and I am glad to have had the opportunity this late in life to meet again with 18 other classmates and their spouses and companions. Kudos...

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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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CSM Foundation Maximizes Support for Mines

Each year, the CSM Foundation provides approximately $12 million in private support for the university, one-third of which comprises funding made available through the Mines endowment. During fiscal year 2011, the endowment grew in total value from $166 million to $196 million.

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A Rough Road to Riches

Tim Marquez ’80 and his wife, Bernie, recently attended the groundbreaking for Marquez Hall. This article details the couple’s motivations for their $10-million matching gift for the building, while tracing some of Tim’s turbulent and intriguing professional journey.

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A Celebration ‘At the Frontier’

In October, Mines held its annual Century Society Dinner to honor major contributors to the school and to present its 2010 Philanthropy Awards. This year’s event highlighted some of the university’s research at the frontier of innovation, as well as its mining frontier heritage.

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