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Inside Look: CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering

As with many engineering designs, there is much more to campus’ newest building than initially meets the eye. The CoorsTek Center, which officially opened its doors this semester, houses a variety of classrooms, offices, and state-of-the-art equipment and labs. While the $53 million construction project has been in the works since 2013, finishing touches and…

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GREEN Program Helps Students Learn Sustainability Abroad

While the United States is still exploring and refining renewable energy options, many other nations have already integrated various technologies. The GREEN program, which organizes short adventures around the world, challenges students and young professionals to learn more about renewable energies and sustainable practices by experiencing them firsthand. “The GREEN program is an organization that…

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Mindful Mondays Bring Stress Relief to Campus

As nearly everyone at Mines knows, life at engineering school can be quite stressful. Students and faculty members alike find various methods of dealing with this stress. The Counseling Center and the Organization of Meditators at Mines (O.M.M.) have partnered to introduce another option for people looking to calm their nerves: Mindful Mondays. Each Mindful…

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New Initiative On Campus: Orediggers Connect

For many engineering students, there is a major dichotomy between university studies and life in the real world. While the academic curriculum emphasizes technical learning and problem-solving skills, engineers in industry rely upon a network of strong connections and effective communicative abilities as well. “In the working world it’s a balance of everything,” expressed Allison…

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Mines Without Borders Continues Projects

There are not many organizations on campus that allow students to apply both their technical skill-set and their desire to engineer change. Mines Without Borders (MWB) challenges its members to design sustainable engineering projects in collaboration with communities in Nicaragua. With the support of MWB’s partners Engineers Without Borders, Bridges to Prosperity, and the Colorado…

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