Fall Kickoff

Jobs, internships and summer camps are ending, and campus is preparing for the start of the fall semester. Fall Kickoff takes place August 16-19.

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!

Wonder Women

Mines alumnae are succeeding in STEM fields and encouraging positive change in the workplace.

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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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  • CO Technology Primer for Economists and Social Scientists – Week 2 August 13, 2018
    Golden, CO August 13 – August 17, 2018 Thanks to generous funding and support from the Sloan Foundation, the Colorado Technology Primer for Economists and Social Scientists will offer two differ …
  • 2018 Fall Kickoff August 16, 2018
    Fall Kickoff takes place August 16-19. During Fall Kickoff, students get their first taste of Mines. Convocation marks the start of a student’s career at Mines and the M Climb is a memorable initiatio …
  • 2018 Fall Semester Starts August 20, 2018
    We’ve missed you this summer! Our Fall Semester kicks off on August 20th! Be sure to join us for our M-Climb and our Celebration of Mines events early in the semester!
  • Mindful Monday August 20, 2018
    Mindful Mondays is a weekly drop-in meditation group open to ALL. Brief meditations are facilitated by Mines students, faculty and staff; no experience necessary. Come learn and experience the benefit …
  • Geology and Geological Department Meet-and-Greet and Barbecue August 23, 2018
    241 & 243 Berthoud Hall