Blaster Mascot Revealed

To thunderous applause, Mines introduced the newest member of the Oredigger family at Rock the Lock. Mines students, staff, alumni, fans and friends warmly welcomed the new mascot, Blaster, to campus.

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  • Distinguished Lecture Series Poster REV February 16, 2018
    Distinguished Lecture Series Poster REV
  • Presidents’ Day Break February 19, 2018
    Classes excused; university offices open. See the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.
  • Underground Lunch & Learn February 21, 2018
    BILLY BISHOP TORONTO CITY AIRPORT PEDESTRIAN TUNNEL The Billy Bishop City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel in Toronto is the first known underwater pedestrian tunnel to an airport facility in the world. It w …
  • Heiland Lecture: Dr. Heiner Igel February 21, 2018
     “Earth’s Rock and Roll: Understanding rotational ground motions” Dr. Heiner Igel, Professor of Seismology, Department of Earth Sciences, Ludwig-Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany When the …
  • Mining Engineering Seminar: “How Drones Are Changing Mining” February 21, 2018
    “How Drones Are Changing Mining” – Propeller Aero Presenters: Kevin Hanley & Rory San Miguel Kevin is the Propeller Director of Sales, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronau …