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The Fall 2017 undergraduate and graduate ceremonies will be held Dec. 15 at Lockridge Arena. Visit commencement.mines.edu for important information for graduates and families!

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  • Non-Class Day November 22, 2017
    There will be no classes on Wednesday, November 22. University offices will be open. See the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.
  • Particle-Resolved Simulations of Complex Multi-Phase Flows November 22, 2017
    Prof. Metin Muradoglu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KOC University, Istanbul, Turkey Sponsored by Dr. Xiaolong Yin, Petroleum Engineering Department Multiphase flows are ubiquitous in a wide …
  • Thanksgiving Holiday November 23, 2017
    Classes excused and university offices closed. See the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines.
  • Physics Colloquium: “A Tale of 3 QGPs: The Large, the Small, and the Exotic” November 28, 2017
    Ron Belmont University of Colorado @ Boulder Abstract: Heavy ion physics is a relatively recent endeavor, combining nuclear and particle physics.  The goal of heavy ion physics is to create and study …
  • Heiland Lecture: Dr. Isabella Velicogna November 29, 2017
      “TBA” Dr. Isabella Velicogna, Chancellor’s Fellow & Professor of Dept of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine   Abstract:     4:00 p.m. a …