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Small House, Big Ideas

Bigger isn’t always better
The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House is on display at the 2017 Solar Decathlon in Denver through Oct. 15.

CoorsTek Center

Changing The Future Of Research
The new CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering will change the way we think about interdisciplinary and collaborative discovery.

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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  • Mines Family Weekend October 20, 2017
    To help connect parents and families from across the country with the traditions of Mines, we will host a weekend on campus filled with spirited activities from sports to theater to classroom to meeti …
  • Edgar Mine Tours – All 1st-Year Mines Students Invited! October 21, 2017
    Come tour the Edgar Mine! First-year Mines students are encouraged to attend as there will be underground presentations from all seven divisions in the College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineeri …
  • Hennebach Saturday Seminars: Digital Objects and Technology in China October 21, 2017
    Fish Bowl Room 266B, Arthur Lakes Library In each seminar, Yuk Hui will begin with a brief indication of the argument of his books and then we will open to discussion. Anyone who would like a PDF of t …
  • Himalayan Oktoberfest October 22, 2017
    Himalayan Oktoberfest will support the public restroom service project of McBride Honors students. Learn about the infamous Sherpa people of Nepal, meet Sherpa who have summited Everest, eat free food …
  • Hennebach Lecture: Technical Knowledge in the Epoch of Digital Automation October 23, 2017
    Boettcher Room 219 What constitutes “technological knowledge” in the epoch of industrial automation?In his talk, Yuk Hui questions technological knowledge and the understanding of machines as a form o …