Mines News

Day of Service 2016

First Annual Day of Service

On August 20th, 900 incoming Mines students completed over 1,000 hours of community service at more than 25 locations around the Golden community. This first annual “Day of Service” was implemented and organized by Mines senior and Lead Peer Mentor, Dana Steiner. In October, Steiner was awarded with the first-ever Mayor’s Goldmine Award for Excellence…

Research and Collaboration Efforts

Having the tagline of “Earth, energy, environment,” research on the campus is often linked with sustainability. According to the Gregory Jackson, the department head for mechanical engineering, “If you look at our funding, a higher amount of it addresses these issues than at other schools.” Through sustainability research and efforts, there is hope for a…

Faculty Productivity Model Talk

Mines’ Faculty Productivity Model: Looking into the Source of Controversy

At this year’s annual campus conference held before the start of fall classes, President Paul Johnson, with the help of Interim Provost Tom Boyd discussed a faculty productivity model focused on equally distributing Mines’ resources amongst the different colleges. This new model, however, has caused a stirring among the faculty as it appears to only…

Human Centered Design Studio

The Human-Centered Design Studio

While senior design projects are inherently innovative, one team is tackling disability-related barriers with a special project this semester. The Human Centered Design Studio (HCDS) team consists of 26 Mechanical and Electrical engineering students working on a variety of adaptive sports equipment projects that will allow people with disabilities to participate in activities that they…

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