Tag: Mining Engineering

In Memoriam: Spring 2014

R. Bruce Allison of Loveland, Colo., died December 21, 2013. Born in 1930, Bruce was the athletic director at Mines 1976-1995, leading both the school’s 17-sport intercollegiate athletic program and intramurals. He was...

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Joseph J. Rebeck ’53

Joseph J. Rebeck ’53 of Evergreen, Colo., died November 6, 2011. Bud, as he was known, was born in 1931. He earned a professional degree in mining engineering from Mines, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon...

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A Miner’s Century

Graduating in the middle of the Great Depression, members of the Class of 1935 faced bleak job prospects. But E. Keith Staley ’35, who celebrated his 100th birthday on January 13 in Oro Valley, Ariz., points out that life...

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Russell Badgett Jr. ’40

Russell Badgett Jr. ’40 of Madisonville, Ky., died March 8, 2012. Russell was born in Wabbaseka, Ark., in 1918, and received the Silver Beaver Award as an Eagle Scout for distinguished service as a council leader. At...

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Donald ‘Don’ W. Gentry

Donald ‘Don’ W. Gentry of Bella Vista, Ark., died July 2, 2012. Born in 1943 in St. Louis, Mo., Don had a 25-year career at Mines as former head of the Mining Engineering Department, assistant to the dean of faculty,...

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Jerry P. Ilgenfritz ’61

Jerry P. Ilgenfritz ’61 of Golden, Colo., died May 19, 2012. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa, in 1938 and moved to Wheat Ridge, Colo., in 1951. A member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Mines, he graduated with a...

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In Brief Fall 2011…

Mines is the top-ranked university in Colorado in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s listing of America’s Best Colleges and Universities, ranking 75th in the category of Best National Universities,...

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Current Issue: Spring 2023

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

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