Getting ready to return

Returning to Mines site outlines planning, procedures

A Tour of Mines-craft

Join Marvin on a guided tour of the Colorado School of Mines campus built in Minecraft 

Harnessing the sun

Mines students design winning solar installation for commercial office complex in DOE Solar District Cup

Climbing Together

We don’t do solo ascents at Mines. These tools are helping Orediggers stay safe while sticking together.

Getting ready to return

Returning to Mines site outlines planning, procedures

A Tour of Mines-craft

Join Marvin on a guided tour of the Colorado School of Mines campus built in Minecraft

Harnessing the sun

Mines students design winning solar installation for commercial office complex in DOE Solar District Cup

Climbing Together

We don’t do solo ascents at Mines. These tools are helping Orediggers stay safe while sticking together.

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Mines has always been a bit different, so if you’re excited to do something new and big, we should be on your list