Homecoming 2018

Orediggers, get ready for Homecoming! Homecoming 2018 will feature a parade, a booming tailgate, a bonfire, a 5k fun run and so much more!

2018 Career Day

More than 340 companies will be on campus and wanting to talk to YOU! Career Day is a great opportunity to discover leading companies across various fields and network with recruiters and industry professionals. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

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  • Payne Institute Seminar: August 22, 2018
    Join us in EH 217 from 12p-1p on August 22 for a seminar with Arvind Ravikumar. Arvind Ravikumar is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University and …
  • UNDERGROUND LUNCH & LEARN August 22, 2018
    Mines was ranked first in the world in mineral and mining engineering in the QS World University Rankings. Join the Underground at Mines community on Wednesdays this semester to learn about this growi …
  • Geology and Geological Department Meet-and-Greet and Barbecue August 23, 2018
    241 & 243 Berthoud Hall
  • PE Welcome Back Reception August 23, 2018
    All Petroleum Engineering students are invited to join the department in welcoming our new faculty member, Dr. Yilin Fan, and hearing about additional changes in the department.
  • Celebration of Mines August 24, 2018
    Celebration of Mines is an annual event that introduces new students to everything that Mines as to offer. Meet representatives from student organizations and academic departments, sample free food an …