Tag archives for Colorado School of Mines

  1. 24 Hours in Denver

    Jeff and Elizabeth were in Washington, DC for the week, but got stuck in made a stop in the wonderful city of Denver on their way back. Jeff asked me: 24 hours in Denver, what should we do? Here’s my quick and dirty short list of things to do in Denver. I’ve tried order it…

  2. The BlackBox Case

    Back In The Day™ I went to college with a kid named Lance Atkins. We shared many interests, including eating spaghetti every other Wednesday night. We were also lab partners in Machine Design, “an introduction to the principles of mechanical design [where m]ethods for determining static, fatigue and surface failure are presented.”1 We had fun.…

  3. How Any Enginerd Can Date a Beautiful Woman

    Ignite Seattle 10 is coming up just around the corner on June 14th, so mark your calendars. They had a call for submissions and I thought, “What the heck. But what to present on? It needs to be funny, but also relevant. And not a shill for some product.” As it turned out, I had…

  4. To The Graduating Class of 2009

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    Prologue: The following is the graduation speech I wrote and auditioned. I didn’t end up being the graduation speaker, as you’ll know if you attend my graduation tomorrow. As Staples noted, “Their loss, dude. Their loss.” I couldn’t agree more. However, I put a lot of time and effort into this and still think it’s…

  5. School Closed

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    For the first time in 15 years ((says the lunch lady)), the Colorado School of Mines has a snow day.

    Due to severe weather and treacherous driving conditions, Colorado School of Mines will close …

  6. Electrical Engineering Presentation

    Last semester, I was asked to do a presentation for Webelo Scout Badge Day on electrical engineering (go figure). Anyway, I was asked to do it again this semester because apparently I’m one of three electrical engineers on campus who they figure i…

  7. Campus Benefactors: Simon Guggenheim

    My latest article for The Oredigger is up. It’s been several years since I wrote a bona fide article for The Oredigger.

    My article this week is about Simon Guggenheim, a campus benefactor. One of the oldest buildings on campus is named after h…

  8. Ticket #9540124 is a Winner!

    While the Colorado School of Mines isn’t sponsoring the event (as the Obama campaign paid for the use of the facility), Student Activities was able to get a hold of and raffle off 140 tickets to students this morning. On a whim, I put my name in t…