Category: 2013 Spring

Airstrips for the Allied Advance

This personal recollection by John H. Sullivan ’38 is a fascinating firsthand account of a specific chapter and operation of the war. With an engineer’s attention to detail, it chronicles his experience building...

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Quantum Dots

I really enjoyed the cover story on quantum dots as they relate to breakthroughs in solar panels. It’s like getting an issue of Scientific American that relates to research being done at my old school. My only comment is,...

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Unfortunate Omission

I enjoyed Exploring Human Landscapes [fall 2012], but in the photo on p. 25 you show and mention Bill Clinton and Saunders. You fail to mention the great Nelson Mandela. I worked on the extremely deep gold mines of South Africa...

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Pride and Remonstration

After reading the story about the bell [fall 2012 issue] and seeing my uncle in Editor’s Take, we found a couple more photos from the past. My dad and his two brothers were involved in the bell heist and engraving. We were...

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Skier Safety Engineers

In the obituary for Donald Larson in the fall 2012 edition, it was such a pleasure to see that he had won the Robert Lesage award from the Rocky Mountain Lift Association in 2008. I know a little bit about Robert Lesage because he was my father, and also a Mines graduate with an EM degree in 1948.

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Reaching Out

I loved [the fall 2012 issue]. Great magazine. I always give them to kids in the neighborhood who have an interest in going to Mines.

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Stay Connected. Keep in Touch.

I had a very different Editor’s Take in mind until the day before we went to press. That was when my boss and friend, Anita Pariseau, came into my office at the end of the day to say she’d taken a position at...

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Mines Magazine spring 2023 cover of construction engineering students looking at blueprints on a construction site

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