After decades of struggle, women are beginning to find a place in the mining industry. Read the article
Getting Underground
Gerard Demaison MS '55 and Fred Meissner '53, MS '54 were two of the five individuals credited with establishing the modern approach to oil and gas exploration. Read the article
Fathers of the New Science
Classes blending science and art promote divergent thinking and creativity. Read the article
Humanities Education
A golf tournament created by a group of Houston alumni has awarded $76,000 in scholarship funds over the last 14 years. Here's how it started.
Houston's Student Support
Created in May 2012, the Center for Academic Services & Advising is boosting Mines' support system for students in their tenuous first and second years. Read the article
Academic Advising Overhauled

Recent News

A President's Grandson Reflects
Andy Hoover '69 attended Mines partly on the advice of his grandfather, President Herbert Hoover.

Best in English Fiction
Voted on by peers such as Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie, the inaugural Folio Prize went to George Saunders ’81.

Blog: Why I Went to Nepal
During the six weeks he volunteered with a computer literacy group in Sisautiya, Scott Harper '13 gained more than he gave.


CSMAA Membership

Annual or lifetime membership in the alumni association unlocks your access to a powerful network, which includes the Online Alumni Directory, the Alumni Job Center and Legacy Grants for your children and grandchildren.

Alumni Job Center

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