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CS Updates IV

I hope something positive has happened to you since the last issue of “Updates in the CS World.” This sentence is a segue into the topic of this issue, which is nothing. Nothing, in particular, has happened which caused me to think, “Hey, the next column should be about this thing,” so now we’re here….


New Graduation Requirements

Featured image: “The Career Center staff had an instrumental role in many of these changes.” Image courtesy of Shane Cranor. The Registrar’s Office has recently released additional requirements for graduation which are effective immediately for the Spring 2021 semester. These new requirements were created with the consideration and alignment of the absolute highest value at…


Valentine’s at Mines

From Friday, February 12th – Tuesday, February 16th, the SAIL office will be celebrating “Oredigger Love” – an entire weekend dedicated to celebrating yourself, what it means to be an Oredigger, and all those you love in the Mines community.  Events throughout the weekend will include chocolate flower bouquets, tie-dye, yoga, empowerment braceletes, vision statement…


Payne Institute Launches Mines Global Energy Future Initiative

Graphic courtesy of Sadie Jonson. The Payne Institute for Public Policy recently launched the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative, which will include an online seminar every Thursday, featuring energy policy leaders from around the world. The initiative, developed in combination with Mines’ Office of Global Initiatives and Business Development, aims to integrate the goals of…

Image courtesy of Sadie Jonson.

Composting on the Mines Campus

At a town hall on October 23rd, Mines Sustainability and members of the Mines community addressed campus-wide efforts to reduce campus environmental impact, promote sustainable campus development, and reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions. One exciting project involves introducing and improving composting throughout campus. In a landfill, food waste produces methane gas as it breaks down…

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