Concert in the Library: Andrew Fletcher

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

A fan favorite at Concerts in the Library, Andrew is returning for his third Concert in the Library performance.  He is a third year graduate student in the Nuclear Engineering program at Mines. Playing guitar for nearly his entire life, Andrew specializes in open-ended improvisations, taking influences from rock, jazz, funk, classical, electronic, progressive, and […]

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Book Launch – Power Trip: the Story of Energy

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Book Launch-Power Trip: the Story of Energy 12:00-1:00 | September 16, 2019 | Library | Boettcher Room Dr. Michael E. Webber is based in Paris, France where he serves as the Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE, a global energy & infrastructure services company. Webber is also the Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources, […]

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Mindful Mondays

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Join us for a 30-minute drop-in guided meditation to calm and center your mind. Facilitated by Mines students, faculty and staff. No experience necessary! Light snacks provided.  

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Rediscovering Technocracy: Chinese, American, and European Perspective

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

HASS welcomes Professor Liu Yongmou, a well-known scholar in China, has written extensively about technocracy as conceptualized and criticized in Europe and the United States. In this interactive seminar Professor Liu’s & Carl Mitcham will review some of their ideas and discuss their relevance to issues concerning relationships between engineering and society. Historical Discussions Pro […]

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Political Risk Presentations

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Graduate students in the Political Risk Assessment course will present their preliminary findings on political risks related to the government, economics, natural resources & energy, security, and social issues. Presentations focus on different industries such as solar, water, agriculture, and mining. Come for as many or few presentations as you would like. Each 15-minute presentation […]

STEMpunk’d – May The Force Be With You

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

A Star Wars themed science exploration where we'll learn to use The Force (of Static Electricity) to levitate and repel objects, power light tubes, propel spacecraft, generate lightning, and more! There'll be lots of opportunities for padawans to perform Jedi tricks themselves. The Force (of Static Electricity) surrounds us, binds us, and is a whole […]

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PAWS to Destress

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The Arthur Lakes Library will have two therapy dogs in the library to help combat some of the life stresses.  Stop by the library Boettcher Room from 1-3 to interact with these awesome dogs. Make sure you stick around for Mindful Mondays as well.

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Concert in the Library: Poetry Event – Mines Poets

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Mines Not-So-Dead Poet’s Society will be presenting their original poetry at the Concert Series.  Please join us as we celebrate poetry, the power […]

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Concert in the Library: Eric and Lyla, Warm Folk Music

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Charting the common ground between math and music therapy, friends Eric and Lyla have been spinning warm folk tunes together for years. Sharing a deep love for music, the duo writes about all things that make being a human so complicated and beautiful.  Their thoughtful lyricism carried on lush vocal harmonies creates an experience like […]

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Dr. Olivia Burgess talks ‘Fight Club’

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The Body & Modern Utopia presented by Dr. Olivia Burgess April 3rd 11a-12pm in the Library Boettcher Room In this talk, Dr. Olivia Burgess will argue that Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club (and David Fincher ’s film version) is a significant development in a new kind of utopianism. Unlike traditional utopian narratives like Plato’s Republic, Fight Club imagines […]

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Concert in the Library: Logan Weinman-Downtempo

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Take a break before Spring Break and enjoy Logan’s calming Downtempo vibes! Chemical Engineering senior Logan Weinman describes his music as Downtempo or Chill Hop and he mostly writes instrumental hip-hop or covers of popular alt rock tunes.  He writes music that plays a calming role in the midst of the hectic Mines lifestyle.  He […]

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Peace Corps Film Festival 2019

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The Peace Corps Prep certificate program at Mines presents a short-film festival to showcase Peace Corps Week’s international video finalists. This film screening will include snacks, trivia with prizes, and a Q&A session with your Peace Corps Prep Coordinators. All faculty, staff, and students are invited! Location: Arthur Lakes Library, Room 121 Time: Noon-1 pm

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Concert in the Library: Rex Rideout, Cowboy Songs

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Rex will present the songs of the early cowboys. It being near St. Patrick's Day, many songs will be of Celtic origin. The dusty prairie with a wee bit o' green. Rex sings of the American West, from the times of the early explorers, the fur trade, the Civil War and the cattle drive era to the […]

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

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

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, […]

Da Vinci Machines Exhibition

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Join us on February 22 from 4 to 5 p.m. for a lecture on Da Vinci, his life, and inventions. The DaVinci Machines Exhibition is now on display at the Arthur Lakes Library. These exhibitions will provide tremendous insight into the innovation process and create an understanding of DaVinci as a 15th-century technical entrepreneur! Join […]

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Concert in the Library: Classical Music Duets

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Refresh your soul by joining us Friday, February 22 for a classical music performance by Sandrine Ricote and Dan Robinson from noon to 1:00 pm in the Library's Boettcher Room. Cellist and Mechanical Engineering Research Associate Professor, Sandrine Ricote and violinist Daniel Robinson from Anschutz Medical Campus will play selections from Bach, Mozart, Purcell, Tchaikovsky and […]

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Concert in the Library: Ricote and Robinson

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Refresh your soul by joining us on Friday, Feb. 22 for a classical musical performance by Sandrine Ricote and Daniel Robinson. Cellist and Mechanical Engineering Research Associate Professor, Sandrine Ricote and violinist Daniel Robinson from Anschutz Medical Campus will play selections from Bach, Mozart, Purcell, Tchaikovsky and more from the 18th and 19th centuries.  Don’t miss […]

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Daniels Fund Program: Thinking about Identity in the STEM Classroom

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Division Daniels Fund Presents Thinking about Identity in the STEM Classroom: Some Challenges from (and to) Feminist, Queer and Disability Studies by Dr. Amy E. Slaton For this session, I hope to tap into the generous, inclusive sensibility that many STEM, humanities, ethics and other instructors bring to their teaching […]

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Daniels Fund Program: Innovation, Opportunity, and Other Fine Promises

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Division Daniels Fund Program  Presents Innovation, Opportunity, and Other Fine Promises: What "STEM Diversity" Means and Can Mean in 2019 by Dr. Amy E. Slaton As many Silicon Valley leaders, AI entrepreneurs, and other authoritative voices in the tech sector today promise a stronger economy and better lives for Americans […]

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Concert in the Library – Melodic Miners

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

If you love the Pitch Perfect movies, bring a friend and enjoy the classic sound of A Cappella music, Melodic Miners style! A fan favorite at the Concert Series, the Melodic Miners are the only all-female A Cappella group on Mines campus. The group was started in 1998 and is currently made up of 5 […]

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Concert in the Library – Mines Recorder Group of Ancient Aires

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The Mines Recorder Group of Ancient Aires are new to the Arthur Lakes Library Concert Series this year and will be sharing the beautiful and sweet clear tones of Medieval and Renaissance Recorder music with the Mines Community. Beginning in the Middle Ages, sacred and secular recorder music was learned and played by ear. With […]

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Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences Division and Physics Department Presents: Energy Minor Meeting

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Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences Division Physics Department Presents Energy Minor Meeting Co-Directors Dr. Kathleen Hancock (HASS) and Dr. Tim Ohno (Physics) will lead a discussion on requirements for the Energy Minor, job prospects in the energy field, the Solar Decathlon in Africa, and the Energy Club. Faculty teaching in the minor will be there to discuss their courses and answer questions about energy in […]

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GIS Day @ the Library

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

GIS Day ARE YOU INTERESTED IN COMPUTERIZED MAPS? Celebrate International GIS Day at the Library. Hear from speakers from USGS and Mines about how they are using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create amazing things! Drinks and snacks provided!

Concerts in the Library: Walton and Wood, Rockabilly

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Join us in celebrating Mines performing artists as Concerts in the Library celebrates its 15th anniversary year on campus! Bring your friends, sit back, and enjoy music, poetry, theater, and other fine entertainment. Brown bag lunches are welcome Hot and cold drinks provided Brought to you by: Arthur Lakes Library

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Modern Researcher 101: Using Latex for Collaborative Authoring

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Modern Researcher 101 is a workshop series for Mines Graduate Students aiming at exploring tools and best practices in managing research workflow, output, and your scholarship across the research life-cycle. The series is hosted monthly by the Arthur Lakes Library at Colorado School of Mines. Free lunch provided by the Graduate Student Government! PLEASE RSVP […]

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ED Talks: Leadville – The Parade of People

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 Parade of People -- One way to evaluate the value of a particular region to the country is to examine the people and their […]

Design 151 Research Pizza Party

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

Calling all Design 151 students! Come to the Design 151 Research Pizza Party to get help on your research papers. Librarians, Design 151 professors and Writing Center tutors will be there to help you review your work, find credible sources, do citations and answer your questions.

Open Access Week 2018: You won’t believe it’s OPEN ACCESS

Arthur Lakes Library 1410 Illinois St., Golden, CO

The awesome accessibility of Open Access! You wouldn’t believe what's open! Learn about cool open stuff (music, books, characters, and images) that is freely available for you to use and where you can find it. ***FREE LUNCH PROVIDED***

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