President Johnson to students: Thank you!

Dear Orediggers, As I’ve left class and headed to my office – or circled campus on a run and then meandered home down Illinois Street – this week, the same thoughts keep returning again and again. The first thought is “Thank you.” Thank you for wearing those face...

Campus COVID-19 response update: August 21, 2020

While not quite as intense (or arduous) as the M Climb, new students still got their Mines helmets spray-painted and placed their rocks in a temporary location on campus this morning. This new M—which sits on the hillside between the fraternity and sorority houses and...

From Mines Student Life: M Climb update and plan

The following message was sent to all Mines community members on 8/16/20: Move-in, welcome week and the start of classes is upon us. We’re so excited to have you join us and we’re looking forward to welcoming you and introducing you to one another, Mines faculty and...

Campus COVID-19 response update: August 14, 2020

Campus mask policy updated based on latest research on materials—A recently published study by researchers at Duke University found that bandanas and neck gaiters are not effective in reducing transmission of respiratory droplets. Until further notice, bandanas and...

Campus COVID-19 response update: August 7, 2020

Summer 2020 (and this physics course) are wrapping up—Students in Physics Teaching Professor Chuck Stone’s PHGN200 summer field session yesterday were fully engaged in a lesson on optics, while masked up to keep themselves and others safe. The Summer 2020 term ends...