ED Talks: Leadville – Base Metals and Gold

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Ed Raines, Collections Manager at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, presents an in-depth look at the most significant Mining Districts of Colorado with talks focusing on History & Geology. Base Metals and Gold -- The silver bonanza is officially over in 1893, but Leadville's mineral treasure house is now exploited for gold, zinc and […]

Concerts in the Library: Animal Friends, Indie Pop

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Please join us for an eerie and fun Spooktacular Halloween Hangout as Animal Friends returns for their 2nd engagement at the Concert Series. Animal Friends is a songwriting duo of seniors Jack Pederson (guitar, vocals) and Brett Probst (drums + more). The two lived together as freshmen, bonded over music and formed a group soon […]

Town & Gown Book Club

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Get your book now and then join fellow residents, students and scholars for the second installation of the Town and Gown Book Club from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18 in the Boettcher Room in the Arthur Lakes Library on the Colorado School of Mines campus. The purpose of the Book Club is […]

NHV Research Pizza Party

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Calling all NHV students! Come to the NHV Research Pizza Party to get help on your research papers. Librarians, NHV professors and Writing Center tutors will be there to help you review your work, find credible sources, do citations and answer your questions about Paper 3.

ED Talks: Leadville – The Silver Boom

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Ed Raines, Collections Manager at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, presents an in-depth look at the most significant Mining Districts of Colorado with talks focusing on History & Geology. The Silver Boom -- The early years of gold production lead to a fortuitous discovery of silver in California Gulch in the mid 1870s. Claims […]

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Candidate Talk: Toward an Integrative Approach to Engineering Education: Connecting Culture, Ethics and Education by Dr. Qin Zhu

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

In this presentation, Dr. Zhu will talk about his scholarly journey toward an integrative approach to engineering education by connecting the cultural, ethical and educational perspectives of engineering studies. Dr. Zhu will discuss his research agenda in three interrelated fields which are all inspired by such integrative approach to engineering education: the cultural foundations of […]

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Mindful Monday

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Mindful Mondays is a weekly drop-in meditation group open to ALL. Brief meditations are facilitated by Mines students, faculty and staff; no experience necessary. Come learn and experience the benefits of mindfulness and meditation for yourself.

Free

ED Talks: Minerals Worth Sharing

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Join us as Ed Raines explores the geology of the Creede Mining District on Thursday, June 21. The 1-hour talk begins at 4 p.m. in the Library’s Boettcher Room. Light refreshments served. Ed is a geologist, mineralogist and award-winning mining historian and recently served as President of the Mining History Association. He has written numerous […]

Free

Engineering Grand Challenges Trade Show Presentations

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The 2018 Engineering Grand Challenges students will be presenting their solutions to some of the world's most complex challenges on Tuesday, May 1, from 2-4:45 p.m. in the Boettcher Room in the Arthur Lakes Library. Displays will remain available for viewing throughout the week. Students, faculty, staff and curious citizens are welcome!

Free

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National Library Week at Arthur Lakes Library

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Mark your calendars for April 9-13 for National Library Week with its theme, “Libraries Lead." Join us this Monday for special events and celebrations! National Library Week celebrates the contributions of libraries and librarians to American life and culture. In honor of National Library Week, the Library is hosting a series of interesting and exciting […]

Free

Concert in the Library – Colorado Fuel Cell Center Troubadours + More

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Please join us as faculty members from the Colorado Fuel Cell Center, Office of Graduate Studies and Operations Research with Engineering return to share their musical talents at the Concert Series. This diverse group of faculty musicians will perform a set list that spans 300 years on a range of musical instruments. The program includes […]

Free

Concert in the Library – Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist, Mitch Cutts

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Please join us for the mellow sounds of folk-rock Recording Artist and Computer Science Undergrad Mitch Cutts! Mitch Cutts is a freshman at Mines who spends most of his free time outdoors and writing music.  After mastering Guitar Hero in high school, Mitch and his friends decided to play real instruments and form a band, […]

Free

Arthur Lakes Library: Author Talk, Victoria Bruce

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The Arthur Lakes Library will be hosting Victoria Bruce, author and filmmaker. Victoria Bruce holds a master's degree in geology from the University of California, Riverside. She will be discussing her latest book "Sellout." In her third book, "Sellout," she examines how China has steadily purchased the rights to mining and processing rare earth elements, […]

Free

Mindfulness & Engineering: A Pathway to Divergent Thinking & Innovation

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Presented by Beth Rieken. The current paradigm in engineering education promotes linear, convergent thinking focused on gaining technical knowledge. Although convergent thinking is important, divergent thinking is critical to considering the context in which engineering problems are situated and to generating innovative approaches to address those problems. Mindfulness fosters divergent thinking and can be cultivated […]

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Mindful Mondays

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Mindful Mondays is a weekly drop-in mindfulness and meditation group open to everyone at Mines. Brief meditations are facilitated by Mines students/staff; no experience necessary. Come learn the benefits of mindfulness and meditation.

Free

Software Carpentry Workshop @ Mines

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

If you’re struggling with how to make your data analysis more reproducible and automated, this is the workshop for you. The Mines Carpentries Team and Arthur Lakes Library are offering a free two-day Software Carpentry Workshop. The workshop will introduce learners to the Unix command line, version control with Git/Github and R programming. The workshop […]

Free

Concert in the Library – Armando Lopez and The Brothers of Brass

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Join us for an incredible and unforgettable street sound experience as Concerts in the Library presents “Armando Lopez and The Brothers of Brass."  Armando Lopez, a graduating senior in Chemistry is also an outstanding Denver-based funk and jazz saxophonist. He has performed throughout the Front Range with dozens of Denver bands including Bop Skizzum, The […]

Free

Final Friday, Let’s Chat – Become an Efficient Scientist

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

What is Final Friday - Let's Chat? It's a monthly get together for Graduate Student to interact away from the classroom. Come join us for free food, drinks, including vegan […]

Hennebach Lecture: Your GPS is Obsolete: Decolonization, American Grand Strategy, and the Map(s) of the World

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Brown Hall W250 Decolonization -- the post-1945 retreat of Europe's overseas empires and their conversion into independent nation-states in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean -- was a world-historical event that ended the Columbian era. It unfolded at a time when the Cold War prompted the United States to think through a "grand […]

Hennebach Lecture: Technical Knowledge in the Epoch of Digital Automation

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Boettcher Room 219 What constitutes “technological knowledge” in the epoch of industrial automation?In his talk, Yuk Hui questions technological knowledge and the understanding of machines as a form of fixed capital. Instead, as machines move away from factories and into smart phones, smart homes, smart cities, the environmentalization of fixed capital today characterizes new forms […]

Hennebach Saturday Seminars: Digital Objects and Technology in China

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Fish Bowl Room 266B, Arthur Lakes Library In each seminar, Yuk Hui will begin with a brief indication of the argument of his books and then we will open to discussion. Anyone who would like a PDF of the introduction to either book, please email Carl Mitcham at cmitcham@mines.edu. A short interview introducing Yuk Hui […]

People Power: How Clean Energy Advocates Brought Solar Back to Nevada

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Jessica Scott, the Interior West Director for Vote Solar, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most successful legislative sessions for clean energy in the country. Boettcher Room, Arthur Lakes Library During the week of Christmas 2015, hundreds of solar workers were laid off in Nevada following a Public Utilities Commission of Nevada […]

Concert in the Library: The Return of the Co-Mandos

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Bruce Geller, Geology Museum director, and Rex Rideout, cowboy poet, reunite to play a wide range of pieces on vintage mandolins. The show is guaranteed to be Mandoriffic! This show will feature a wide diversity of music played on various vintage members of the mandolin family. Bruce and Rex will also discuss the history of […]

Michio Kaku Guided Discussion

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

In preparation of our Homecoming Distinguished Lecture Featuring Michio Kaku, the Arthur Lakes Library is organizing a special Homecoming event! The Mines neuroscience faculty are hosting a guided discussion of Michio Kaku’s book, "The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind." Interested? Join the discussion in the Boettcher […]

Kaffeestunde! German Coffee Hour

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Join us for informal German conversation, freshly baked pastries and delicious coffee in the Boettcher Room of the Library. Students, professors and all levels of speakers welcome. For more information and to RSVP, please email hburkle@mymail.mines.edu.