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ROTC Program at Mines

The Colorado School of Mines has the fourth longest running ROTC program in the country. Since the program’s inception in 1919, more than 2,000 Army officers have been commissioned from the school and, until 1971, all freshmen were required to take at least one year of Military Science classes. Our school’s history with the United…

Spring Semester Class Offers Academic Credit for Volunteering

For students looking for a class to fill their LAIS credits this next spring, “Community Engagement through Service Learning” (LAIS376/HNRS476) should be a consideration. This class, co-taught by Professor Ed Cecil from the physics department, and his wife, Meridee Cecil, aims to introduce students to their community through immersion. “Community Engagement through Service Learning” is…

Raising Suicide Awareness on Campus

With the constant stress of high stakes testing, career planning, and group projects, many Mines students frequently find themselves stressed and overwhelmed. While some stress is normal, negative feelings can sometimes spiral into depression, anxiety, or even suicidal thought patterns. Several campus and community organizations are thus working together to continue the discussion of suicide…

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