#OrediggersForEquity

Every Monday, the Mines community sets aside 30 minutes to learn more about racial equity in STEM. Orediggers unite to support an equitable and just campus community. Share what you're doing with others by using #OrediggersForEquity. Need some ideas? Check out Mines DI&A's advocates for racial equity resources.

Mindful Monday – Virtual

Welcome! Mindful Mondays will continue for Fall 2020 as a drop-in guided mindfulness meditation for all Mines students, faculty, and staff. No experience necessary, all are welcome, come as you are! Our Kick-Off Meeting will be held via ZOOM, join us virtually here as we take care of ourselves as Orediggers. Held every Monday from […]

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Saudi Arabia Foreign Policy Priorities, Vision 2030 and the Response to COVID in the Kingdom – Webinar

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Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy as we welcome Prince Musab Al-Saud, Director – Office of Political and Congressional Affairs, The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC for a webinar titled Saudi Arabia Foreign Policy Priorities, Vision 2030 and the Response to COVID in the Kingdom on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 […]

Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to Combat Climate Change in Ireland

Please join Engineers Ireland and Morgan D. Bazilian present at the virtual National Conference titled Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to Combat Climate Change in Ireland on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 2:00am – 10:00am MT. TOPIC: ENGINEERING CLIMATE ACTION: SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE IN IRELAND SPEAKER: PAYNE INSTITUTE DIRECTOR DR. MORGAN D. BAZILIAN HOSTED BY: ENGINEERS IRELAND TIME: WEDNESDAY, […]

Oil Demand Metamorphosis from COVID-19

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 9:00am – 10:00am. MT as we welcome Jamie Webster, Senior Director, BCG Center for Energy Impact, for a webinar titled Oil Demand Metamorphosis from COVID-19. TOPIC: OIL DEMAND METAMORPHOSIS FROM COVID-19 SPEAKER: JAMIE WEBSTER, SENIOR DIRECTOR, BCG CENTER FOR ENERGY IMPACT HOSTED BY: PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY TIME: WEDNESDAY, […]

Nurturing Global Engineering Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Webinar

The Payne Institute for Public Policy and the Humanitarian Engineering Program at Colorado School of Mines are pleased to host a webinar featuring members of the NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education Program (PIRE) Responsible Mining, Responsible Communities project discussing Nurturing Global Engineering Education During The COVID-19 Pandemic on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from […]

Implicit Bias & Microaggressions Bystander Learning Community

Virtual Event CO

Mines DI&A committed to extending additional opportunities for all of campus to practice what was learned in either the exploring implicit (unconscious) bias and/or minimizing microaggressions workshops this fall. You are invited to continue the conversation and further develop your skills via the Unconscious bias & microaggressions bystander learning community. The community meets every other Thursday from 10:30-11:00 […]

Is the Expansion in the Global LNG Industry Compatible with Paris Climate Targets?

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Arvind P. Ravikumar, Assistant Professor of Energy Engineering, Harrisburg University, presenting a webinar titled Is the Expansion in the Global LNG Industry Compatible with Paris Climate Targets? on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm MT. TOPIC: IS […]

Graduate Seminar Series

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

The Graduate Student Skills Seminar is Scheduled in a Virtual Format Topic: Time Management: Insights from Current and Past Graduate Students (Establishing Successful Routines) Virtual Meeting Information: Cheryl Ann Medford is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Graduate Seminar Series Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime Join from PC, Mac, Linux, […]

Are ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ a Natural Policy Choice? – Webinar

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Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, with special guest Mark Tercek, former president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of “Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature.”on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled Are “Nature-based Solutions” a natural policy choice? on Friday, […]

‘Picture a Scientist’ Film Screening

Join campus for the latest fall learning and skills development opportunity with an on-demand screening of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection, "Picture a Scientist." Picture a Scientist started from exploring reports in the late 1990s that exposed significant gender inequity across the sciences. As we dug into the data and spoke with dozens […]

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#OrediggersForEquity

Every Monday, the Mines community sets aside 30 minutes to learn more about racial equity in STEM. Orediggers unite to support an equitable and just campus community. Share what you're doing with others by using #OrediggersForEquity. Need some ideas? Check out Mines DI&A's advocates for racial equity resources.

Mindful Monday – Virtual

Welcome! Mindful Mondays will continue for Fall 2020 as a drop-in guided mindfulness meditation for all Mines students, faculty, and staff. No experience necessary, all are welcome, come as you are! Our Kick-Off Meeting will be held via ZOOM, join us virtually here as we take care of ourselves as Orediggers. Held every Monday from […]

FREE

Physics colloquium-“Data-Driven Studies of Magnetic Two-Dimensional Materials”

Trevor Rhone Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Abstract: When the dimensionality of an electron system is reduced from three dimensions to two dimensions, new behavior emerges. This has been demonstrated in gallium arsenide quantum Hall systems since the 1980’s, and more recently in van der Waals (vdW) materials, such as graphene. This talk will discuss the behavior […]

BLACK NATURE: An Evening with Camille T. Dungy

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Camille Dungy will feature poetry and environmental writing in her discussion and reading that will focus on nature, race, and writing. Her anthology of black writers, Black Nature, was published last year and is a historical look at black writers and writing about the environment. Zoom Link: BLACK NATURE: An evening with Camille T. Dungy

Black Nature: Race and the Environment

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Join the Hennebach Program in the Humanities for a night with award-winning author and poet and professor Camille T. Dungy; her reading and book discussion will feature poetry and environmental writing devoted to questions of nature, race, and writing as a black academic in our current culture. Her anthology of black writers, Black Nature, was […]

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‘Picture a Scientist’ Panel Discussion

Join campus for a live panel discussion with Dr. Burks, Dr. Willenbring, and Picture a Scientist film directors. Dr. Raychelle Burks is a professor of analytical chemistry at American University in Washington, D.C. Her research focuses on developing low-cost colorimetric sensors for detecting chemicals of forensic interest, including explosives and regulated drugs. As a science communicator, Burks […]

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The Global Potential for Small and Micro Reactor Systems to Provide Electricity Access – Webinar

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Please join the GEN IV International Forum as they welcome Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Amy Schweikert, a Research Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, presenting at webinar titled The Global Potential for Small and Micro Reactor Systems to Provide Electricity Access on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 6:30am – 7:30am […]

Health Innovation NOW Series: Conversation with Matthias Heyden from Arizona State University

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Solvent-Mediated Driving Forces in (Bio)Molecular Systems:  Understanding direct intermolecular interactions in atomistic simulations on a qualitative or even semi-quantitative level is relatively straightforward with simplified empirical models that include just enough detail. For example, we can understand the consequences of Pauli repulsion and dispersion interactions between atoms or molecules using the Lennard-Jones potential. Likewise, we […]

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Payne Institute Webinar: Energy Security in the Era of Hybrid Warfare

Payne Institute welcomes Dr. Daniel Nussbaum, Chair, Energy Academic Group, Naval Postgraduate School, will present a webinar titled Energy Security in the Era of Hybrid Warfare on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 11:00am-12:00pm. TOPIC: ENERGY SECURITY IN THE ERA OF HYBRID WARFARE HOSTED BY: PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY TIME: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020 – 11:00AM – 12:00PM MT […]

Energy Efficiency as an Energy Resource: Webinar

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Please join the Mines Natural Resources & Energy Policy Master’s Program (NREP), Mines Sustainability Group, and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Howard Geller, Executive Director of the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), presenting at webinar titled Energy Efficiency as an Energy Resource on Wednesday, October […]

Nature, Race, and Writing

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Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali-Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (neh-ZOO / koo-mah / tah-TILL) is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic; Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books; At the Drive-In Volcano; and Miracle Fruit. With Ross Gay, she co-authored Lace & Pyrite, a chapbook of […]

BIPOC Nature: Race, Nature, and Writing

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Aimee Nezukhumatathil’s most recent book “World of Wonders” is an exploration of race, motherhood, gender, and the natural world. Professor Nezhukumatathil’s reading and discussion will feature poems and essays devoted to these topics. BIO: Aimee Nezhukumatathil is an essayist and poet Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (neh-ZOO / koo-mah […]

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bp Energy Outlook – 2020 Edition

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Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Michael Cohen, Chief U.S. Economist and Head of Oil Analysis at bp, presenting at webinar titled bp Energy Outlook – 2020 Edition on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm (MT). TOPIC:  BP ENERGY OUTLOOK – 2020 EDITION […]

Classroom Equity & Inclusion Learning Community

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The classroom equity and inclusion learning community is a space for instructors to engage in dialogue and learn about equity in the classroom, share experiences, learn from one another and learn from experts. The learning community is open to the Mines community, however, content and topics are designed with academic faculty and graduate teaching assistants […]

Van Tuyl Lecture (Virtual): Dr. Julie Rowland, University of Aukland

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

Julie Rowland, University of Aukland Title: Aotearoa New Zealand’s Metal-transfer Superhighway and the Golden Trigger Abstract: Like many Pacific rim countries, Aotearoa New Zealand's mineral endowment is intimately linked to pulses of hydrothermal activity resulting from magmatism, metamorphism, and tectonism. What makes New Zealand exceptional is that it is one of the few places on Earth […]

Hennebach Panel on Race and Writing and Nature

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Zoom Link: Panel Discussion with Camille T. Dungy and Aimee Nezhukumatathil: Join Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Camille T. Dungy for a performance and panel oriented on their recent readings and lectures. These two internationally renowned poets and powerhouse environmental writers will join forces for a panel discussion focused on nature writing, the environment, and race. Aimee Nezhukumatathil […]

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