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Engineering and Mindfulness

One might not think that Mechanical Engineering and yoga have anything to do with one another, but Beth Rieken would disagree. Rieken is both a Mechanical Engineering PhD candidate at Stanford University and a certified yoga instructor. Rieken visited the Mines campus on Jan. 29 to share her dissertation research which explores the relationship between […]

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Greek Life Night at the Basketball Game

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the Men’s Basketball team stomped Chadron State 83-56. They were aided on court by Luke Schroepfer and Adam Laine, scoring 21 and 18 points respectively. The team was also supported by strong home crowd, including over 200 fraternity and sorority members- it was Greek Life Night in Lockridge! Erin Clark, the […]

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Philanthro-Tank Finalists: MLT, Robotics Club

As students and faculty at Mines are often painfully aware, money makes the world go ‘round. All projects, equipment, classes, and trips need some form of funding to get them started and keep them running. Good ideas frequently go nowhere without cash, and this is where the Mines Philanthropy Council’s Philanthro-Tank event comes in. The […]

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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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Real Lessons of Studying Abroad Have Nothing to do with School

**Note: Many of these conversations happened in Spanish and have been both translated and paraphrased** They say that when you study abroad it does not feel real at first. I can tell you the exact moment that it hit me like a ton of bricks. I had dragged my overstuffed duffel into the entry of […]

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Club Spotlight: Purple America Club

It is no secret that Congress is often one of the most unpopular groups in the country. In 2017, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger famously said that Congress is less popular than traffic jams, root canals, herpes, and even Nickelback. Yes, that is correct. Nickelback once had a 7% higher approval rating than Congress’s current […]

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Environmental Justice Club

Mines students often spend the majority of their time working on technical problems, but several students are working on diving into the environmental, social, and political implications of engineering work. The Environmental Justice club, a new organization on campus sponsored by the Hennebach family, is bringing students together for collaborative discussion about these issues and […]

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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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Australian Film Embrace Focuses on Body Image

On Friday, Feb. 1, MAC teamed up with the Counseling Center to show the documentary Embrace, an Australian film about the Body Image Movement. The film revolves around Taryn Brumfitt, a woman traveling the world to meet other women struggling with body image, promoting self-love, and working on accepting themselves. Taryn’s story began in 2013, […]