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1:00 pm

La Batea: Exploring Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Colombia

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Arthur Lakes Library, 1410 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Colombia (also variously known as “informal,” “illegal,” “criminal,” “traditional,” and “ancestral” miners) are often caught between large-scale, transnational mining companies and the state on the one hand and anti-mining activists on the other. Both sides tend to lump together and stigmatize these workers and the activities who represent them, […]

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Physics colloquium-“Toward a 100% Renewable Power Grid: Reality or Rhetoric?”

February 26 @ 4:00 pm
Berthoud Hall, 1516 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Paul Denholm NREL Abstract:  There is growing interest, along with many state and local policy initiatives, for various regions to derive 100% of their electricity from renewable sources. But there are a number of economic and technical challenges associated with making this a reality. This talk will focus on three of the big challenges to […]

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The Joe Eazor Executive in Residence Seminar Series: Week 3

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Marquez Hall, 1600 Arapahoe St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Leadership challenges of the entrepreneurial sector Experienced “small” business leaders reflect on leadership challenges in the world of startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital. Mik Bertolli – Chief Science Officer, Avrio Analytics – BS in Engineering Physics from Mines, 2006; MS in Applied Physics from Mines; and PhD in Theoretical Nuclear Physics, University of Tennessee - […]

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