Alumni


When Brian Deurloo ’97 was a kid, he found out his neighbor was buying frogs—his favorite animal—at a quarter a pop. He showed up with a half-bucket of frogs. That was his first foray into entrepreneurship.
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.
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.
Of the Colorado School of Mines graduates who entered the workforce, close to half are employed in energy, aerospace or high tech industries, according to the 2019-2020 Annual Report from the Mines Career Center.
The Mines Museum of Earth Science will reopen to the public Saturday, Feb. 27 following a nearly yearlong closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The J. Don ’55 and Lois Thorson Capstone Lab will provide a dedicated space for Capstone Design@Mines projects.
Bruce Grewcock ‘76 and Judith Zee Steinberg will each serve a four-year term through December 2024. Current Trustee Jesus Salazar '02 was also reappointed to a second four-year term.
Each fall, the Colorado School of Mines alumni community is asked to nominate their peers for recognition of the outstanding contributions they are making to and through Mines. The Mines Alumni Board
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.
Two Colorado School of Mines faculty members and two alumnae are among the honorees in the 2020 edition of Women in Mining UK’s 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100).