Category: 2012 Fall

Who Loves the Summer 2012 Issue? You Do

Cover to cover! The feature articles on mining exploration and using Russian H-bomb fuel were interesting and informative. And the ‘Inside Mines’ coverage keeps me up-to-date on a school that’s reaching new heights in...

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Hardworking Geologists

Karen and I want to let you know how impressed we are with the interesting and well-written article in the summer issue of Mines magazine. ‘Hitting Paydirt‘ was a fun-to-read, clearly written and intriguing description of...

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Megatons to Megawatts

I was captivated by your story on the role played by Jerry Grandey ’68 in salvaging the 1993 agreement to dismantle Russian nuclear warheads. I remember following those events nervously, wondering what would happen to...

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A Bell from the Past

My curiosity about the 1948 theft of the 1,200-pound University of Colorado bell, and its mysterious reappearance two years later, was first aroused 10 years ago. I was chatting with members of the Class of ’52, who were...

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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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Common Interests Build Common Bonds

The week before fall semester began, freshman Katrina Ward joined a four-day backpacking trip along the Colorado Trail with seven classmates, her future resident assistant and two guides from the Mines Outdoor Recreation Center.

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Campaign Stops

President Obama spoke to a crowd in Lions Park on September 13, just minutes from the Mines campus. The event took place a few hours before a Romney campaign event a half-mile away in downtown Golden headlined by Mitt...

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