Mines goes MediEval for E-Days 2008

GOLDEN, Colo., March 20, 2008 – Colorado School of Mines students will celebrate a middle ages-themed Engineer’s Days (E-Days) April 3-5.

 Highlights of this year’s event include:
 
  • A fireworks show at Brooks Field at 9 p.m. April 3
  • The Ore-cart pull to the State Capitol begins at 8:15 a.m. April 4. Students will make their annual march from the intersection of Simms Street and Colfax Avenue to downtown Denver where Gov. Bill Ritter will read a Mines E-Day proclamation around 11:30 a.m.
  • A concert featuring Kristen Key, I Hate Kate and Goldfinger at 7 p.m. April 4
  • The Cardboard boat race on Clear Creek at 10:30 a.m. April 5
 

Other festivities include a car show, battle of the bands, hot wings eating contest and a charity barbecue. For more information, see the full schedule at http://www.mines.edu/all_about/public/2008EDays.pdfPDF versionText only version.

 

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu.

 
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Contact:
Karen Gilbert, Public Relations Specialist
303-273-3541 / Karen.Gilbert@is.mines.edu

Marsha Williams, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications
303-273-3326 / marswill@mines.edu

 

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