Join us for coffee and hike with Dr. Jenny Briggs, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies. We will meet at Pangea Coffee Roasters, located at 12th and Cheyenne Street in Golden.
About Dr. Briggs: After living in Golden for 12 years, Dr. Jenny Briggs began her role as assistant dean of graduate studies at Mines in June 2020. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human biology from Stanford University and a PhD in ecology and conservation from the University of Nevada, Reno. From 2008 to 2018, Jenny led research in fire and forest science with the U.S. Geological Survey in Denver, collaborating with numerous agencies and institutions. Jenny has held faculty and staff roles in STEM programs on several campuses in Colorado, California and Nevada, including a recent position at the University of Colorado Boulder. As an ambassador for women and girls in STEM in the national IF/THEN Initiative led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Jenny enjoys facilitating science communication and outreach efforts at Mines and beyond. Raised in England, she loves to explore the trails and slopes of Colorado with her family.