Jeffco LWV hosting candidate Meet & Greet event in Lakewood Sept. 27

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County is hosting a candidate Meet & Greet event from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Carmody Middle School, 2050 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, CO 80227 for central Jeffco residents. Another Meet & Greet event will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Columbine High School, 6201 Pierce St., Littleton, CO 80227 for South Jeffco. Both are free and open to the public…  Read more…

Jefferson County Commissioners Go Live August 23

Jefferson County is excited to announce we will begin live-streaming Board of County Commissioners hearings on the Jefferson County website beginning August 23, 2016. At the BCC hearings, which typically take place Tuesday mornings, commissioners address public policies and issues in Jefferson County and make decisions that affect the community. Now, in addition to attending in person, citizens can watch the hearings live online in order to be informed and engaged about what is happening in the county…  Read more…

Group mentors refugee families

By Christy Steadman

One day, a group of Goldenites visited the Golden Optimists — a local bicycle recycle program — to get a couple of bikes for a teenaged girl and boy new to the country.

They took the bikes to the teens’ temporary household in Aurora where they were staying with their parents and newborn baby brother.

The look on the teens’ faces was wonderful, group member Kathy Smith said…  Read more…

Petroleum engineering faculty present at Enercom conference

Petroleum engineering faculty recently presented at The Oil and Gas Conference, hosted by Enercom, Inc. in downtown Denver. CNBC has called the annual conference “the largest gathering of energy CEOs in the industry.”
Adjunct Professor Will Fleckenstein and Assistant Department Head Jennifer Miskimins spoke on the future of shale technologies, joined by Mike Vincent, an independent frac consultant who has worked with Mines on numerous occasions in the past…  Read more…

Mines professor receives Combustion Institute’s Gold Medal

The Combustion Institute awarded its highest honor, the Bernard Lewis Gold Medal, to Colorado School of Mines George R. Brown Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering Robert J. Kee at the 36th International Symposium on Combustion August 5 in Seoul, South Korea…  Read more…

Administrative staff focus on team-building

Administrative staff from all three colleges and Academic Affairs gathered in Marquez Hall on August 11 for networking and team-building exercises.

Human Resources’ Michelle Darveau, assistant director of organizational development, was the guest speaker and led staff through several activities designed to introduce them to people across the univeristy and foster teamwork…  Read more…