No Change to Degree Programs

Students in the Chemical and Chemical and Biological Engineering degree program can focus a little more on Organic Chemistry and Thermodynamics this month, as Dr. David Marr, Department Head, assures students that no immediate changes are looming large. “We are always thinking about what we might do differently or better,” Dr. David Marr stated in…

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New Professor Uses Nontraditional Approach to Lectures

While a traditional college learning setting sees a professor lecturing as students take notes, it is often a “light-bulb moment” of student self-discovery that leaves the largest learning impact. Experiential learning at Mines currently includes guided physics adventures in electricity to active-learning labs in general chemistry; however, a new Mines faculty member will be using…

The Invictus Initiative

Invictus: Latin; meaning unconquerable, undefeated. The Invictus Initiative held an informational meeting Monday, April 6th in Marquez Hall to discuss their newest announced trip to Nicaragua this summer. Their third visit there, this trip, as told by Co-founder Mike Kmita, will focus around humanitarian aid that focuses “… less about helping, more about learning and…


Ten: Chapter 1 – West

Day Negative One: Diary of Juno Eaves For my twentieth birthday, my parents gave me this diary.  It feels strange to receive such a juvenile gift, especially on the brink of my adulthood.  But tonight I sit in my chair in the dining room and write this in front of my parents.  I’ve decided this…

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