Cool Extras

Mines Brings You Three Recordings of Campus Lectures and Panels

(Click here for instructions on how to download these files onto your MP3 player)

Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future

Norm Augustine, former chairman of Martin Marietta, delivered the Erickson Lecture in the 2007 fall semester. Having recently delivered a National Academies report to Congress entitled, "Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future," Augustine is uniquely qualified to speak on the looming economic crisis that is predicted due to a significant shortfall in the number of students studying science, math, technology and engineering in U.S. universities and colleges. Click here to read the feature article from the Winter 2007/08 issue of Mines magazine, and click here to download the audio recording of his September talk.

How the U.S. Can Ensure Energy Supply for the Future

John D. Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil Company, delivered a presentation entitled, "How the U.S. Can Ensure Energy Supply for the Future" in October 2007. This talk provides an articulate and succinct outlook on the world's future energy supply from someone very much in the know. Full audio of the presentation is available here

 

 

 

Lessons in Leadership: Advice You Can Use

The Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association recently invited a panel of seasoned executives to share their experiences and perspectives on leadership before a standing-room-only audience of students and alumni in Mines' Green Center. The title of the event was "Lessons in Leadership: Advice You Can Use," and panelists responded to a variety of practical questions. The panel included Tim Marquez '80, Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Venoco, Inc.; Robert Carlson '96, Director of Finance and Treasury, CoorsTek Inc.; Bruce D. Hansen '80, CEO and Director General, Moly, Inc.; Sandy Stash '81, Vice President - Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, BP Exploration Alaska. Click here to download the audio of the event.

 

Archived Article on Sao Kya Seng '53, Burmese Hereditary Ruler

As promised in the Last Word, Mines brings you this archived article about Sao Kya Seng ’53, the hereditary ruler of Hsipaw Shan State in Burma. Click here to view.