Author: Lisa Marshall

The Rough and Tough of Diamond Mining

Geophysical engineering alumnus Eric Friedland ’86 has had an unconventional and challenging career path, most recently founding Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. His company is working to uncover what could be the most important diamond discovery in decades.

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A Bold Ascent

Equipped with guys and common sense (but minimal mountaineering experience), three young Miners and their friends attempted to climb Mt. McKinley in the summer of 2008, taking on a grueling 26-day, 170-mile slog with packs that weighed 150 pounds on day one.

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