2018 Spring Commencement

Steeped in tradition, commencement is one of the most honored and revered events of the year. Learn more about our graduates, who earned 910 bachelor’s, 201 master’s and 52 doctoral degrees over two days of ceremonies.

Engineering the Game

Learning a football team’s plays and strategies may not seem very difficult. But for many athletes, memorizing a playbook is often like learning a new language, as was the case for Chad Friehauf ’05.

Discover what our graduates are accomplishing in the latest issue of Mines Magazine.

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Mines is an innovative, modern campus, working toward tackling new problems, fostering an entrepreneurial mindset and maintaining an enhanced sense of responsibility to promote positive change in the world.

Education and research in engineering and science to solve the world’s challenges related to the earth, energy and the environment.”

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Events

  • ED Talks: Minerals Worth Sharing June 21, 2018
    Join us as Ed Raines explores the geology of the Creede Mining District on Thursday, June 21. The 1-hour talk begins at 4 p.m. in the Library’s Boettcher Room. Light refreshments served. Ed is a geolo …
  • Magic and Mind Reading June 22, 2018
    Join us for “Magic & Mind Reading,” a mysterious journey through the world of Magic and Mind Reading featuring Magician Jon Pierce and Mind Reader and Magician Edward Hammond. Come and expe …
  • Payne Institute Seminar: Dolf Gielen June 26, 2018
    The Payne Institute presents: Dolf Gielen, Director of Technology and Innovation, International Renewable Energy Agency. Join us for a discussion on global renewable energy trends and prospects. The s …
  • LAUNCH for Accepted Students June 29, 2018
    Launch is a strongly encouraged orientation event designed to help best prepare you for a smooth and successful transition to Mines. Highlights of the day include: Participating in group style academi …
  • LAUNCH for Accepted Students July 9, 2018
    Launch is a strongly encouraged orientation event designed to help best prepare you for a smooth and successful transition to Mines. Highlights of the day include: Participating in group style academi …

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