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E-Days 2019

April 11 - April 14

Since 1934, Mines students have put the stress of studying aside each spring to celebrate Engineering Days (E-Days), uniting the local Mines community in honor of our unique history, traditions and unflappable Oredigger spirit. E-Days includes a cardboard boat race, concerts, a Tesla coil demonstration and our world-class fireworks display, in addition to other exciting […]

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12:30 pm

Visiting speaker, “Facilitating Thinking and Learning in and Beyond the Physics Classrooms Using Evidence-Based Approaches”

April 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering, 1523 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Chadralekha Singh University of Pittsburgh Abstract:  I will discuss, using my research in physics education, how research can be used as a guide to develop curricula and pedagogies to reduce student difficulties. My research has focused on improving student understanding of introductory and advanced concepts, for example, in learning quantum mechanics.  We are developing research-based learning tools such as tutorials […]

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1:00 pm

Online Teaching and Learning with Amy Landis

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ben H. Parker Student Center, 1200 16th St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Are you interested in teaching and learning online? Join faculty and students to explore online at Mines. This session will provide an overview of what it means to teach online from the instructor's perspective and what it means to learn online from a student's perspective. With special guests from Civil and Environmental Engineering. Visit the […]

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3:30 pm

Marv Kay Day

April 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Marv Kay at Marv Kay Stadium

Join us as we recognize and celebrate Marv Kay ’63, a Mines institution! Marv’s generosity, leadership and influence is felt far and wide by the Mines community. This celebration will honor the work Marv has done and continues to do for the university. To honor his legacy, April 11, 2019, will officially be proclaimed Marv Kay […]

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4:00 pm

Van Tuyl Lecture: Jennifer Druhan, University of Illinois

April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Berthoud Hall, 1516 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401 United States
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Jennifer Druhan, University of Illinois 241 Berthoud, 4-5PM Topic: Isotopic Reactive Transport: Unraveling Biogeochemical Processes in Groundwater Systems Abstract: Water is a basic necessity for life, and exerts a primary control on virtually all geological, chemical and biological processes occurring at or near the Earth’s surface. Because these water-rock-life interactions take place at interfaces, both fluid composition […]

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