League of Women Voters invites public to special meeting with Jeffco Commissioners

The nonpartisan Jeffco League of Women Voters invites the public to attend its meeting with Jefferson County Commissioners on Wednesday, May 11, in Golden. League members and the public will have an opportunity to question, meet and visit with Commissioners Libby Szabo, District One; Casey Tighe, District Two; and Don Rosier, District Three…  Read more…

Golden man gets 30 years to life for sexual assault of 18-year-old

A 19-year-old Golden man has been sentenced to 30 years to life for sexually assaulting a college student in her home, according to the 1st Judicial District Attorney’s Office.

Efrain Juarez Gonzales broke into the Lakewood apartment of an 18-year-old college student while she was sleeping in December 2014, according to a news release from the district attorney’s office…  Read more…

CoorsTek, the Coors Family and Colorado School of Mines announce groundbreaking for the CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering

Officials from CoorsTek, the Coors family, and Colorado School of Mines broke ground on the new CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering, an interdisciplinary academic and research facility, at 9 a.m. on May 2 on Kafadar Commons on the Mines campus.

The CoorsTek Center will support Mines’ College of Applied Science and Engineering and will be the home of the Department of Physics. It will serve as an integral campus landmark located on the site of the former physics building, Meyer Hall, at 15th and Arapahoe streets…  Read more…

MineSAT wins Senior Design Trade Fair

The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences hosted their annual Senior Design Trade Fair on April 28 at Lockridge Arena. Thirty-nine interdisciplinary teams presented their year-long capstone projects. Alumni, faculty and industry leaders served as judges, evaluating the teams on their ability to define, analyze and address the problems of real clients…  Read more…

Mines opens student-run electrical engineering lab

The Colorado School of Mines Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science celebrated the grand opening of “The Outlet,” a student-run lab where students can work on personal projects, finish lab experiments outside of class, or meet to work on group assignments…  Read more…

Mines names new head of George S. Ansell Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

GOLDEN, Colo., April 29, 2016 – Dr. Angus Rockett has been named the new head of the George S. Ansell Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.

Rockett will come to Mines this fall from the University of Illinois, where he was professor of materials science…  Read more…

Coors Credit Union opens completely transformed Golden Branch

GOLDEN, CO (April 29, 2016) — Coors Credit Union held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and VIP reception to celebrate the grand opening of the newly transformed Coors Credit Union Golden Branch.  On April 20, local officials and special guests joined credit union executives, members, employees and board members in a celebration of the completely updated branch…  Read more…