MINES@150


Construction on the new 33,000-square-foot facility – which will exponentially increase the scope of support for launching new businesses and ideas through Mines – could begin as soon as late 2021.
"Mines is honored to have a second building recognized as LEED Platinum, and we intend to follow the highest standards of sustainability in future construction projects," said Kirsten Volpi, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
The Grandey Leadership by Design First-Year Honors Experience will teach first-year students leadership principles alongside ethics, communication, innovation and entrepreneurship, and research and design skills.
Fostering a signature student experience at Colorado School of Mines, with deliberate professional development, best-in-class student success outcomes and return on investment, is one of the core pillars of the MINES@150 Strategic Plan.
An apartment-style residence hall for sophomores and upper-class students, 1750 Jackson has received the highest certification given to sustainable building projects by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Charles Shultz ’61 and his wife, Louanne, have provided a generous gift to Mines’ Humanitarian Engineering program to support the program’s continued growth, reach and impact inside and outside the university.
The J. Don ’55 and Lois Thorson Capstone Lab will provide a dedicated space for Capstone Design@Mines projects.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Engineering and Management Science will begin enrolling students in the fall of 2021.
Mines alumni Fran Vallejo ’87 and Scott Irvine ’87 recently made a $1 million gift to establish the Vallejo-Irvine Professional Development Program at Colorado School of Mines.
Mines’ newest cohort of University Innovation Fellows have an ambitious agenda to promote positive change on campus – including plans to establish a dedicated creative space where students could unwind and collaborate on artistic endeavors.