Life Updates

October 15, 2019

Spending fall break attending Colorado School of Mines’ Underground Construction and Tunneling short course. Excited to hear presentations from professionals on all areas of the tunneling process—from design to maintenance—from Kiewit, Arup, and many other respected tu...

October 11, 2019

Went on another field tour today with SEG! This time around, we visited the Detroit City Mine, a new rhodochrosite mine adjacent to the former sweet home molybdenum and rhodochrosite deposit. Dean Misantoni, chief geologist for Collector’s Edge Minerals, inc. was kind...

October 11, 2019

Today I attended the first annual Mines’ Diversity, Inclusion, and Access Symposium, where faculty, staff, and students from across the institution shared their DI&A commitments, plans, and best practices with the community. I was proud to see various departments at mi...

October 10, 2019

Today I was honored to be elected the Colorado School of Mines Chair of the Minerals Education Coalition. Together with my fellow officers in SME and MEC, I’m looking forward to organizing tons of events for K-14 about mining, minerals, and STEM! Especially hoping to b...

September 28, 2019

Volunteered today at the SME Colorado Section Golf Tournament! Had a great day greeting folks, judging the ‘fastest hole’ relay competition, helping with the raffle, and meeting great people from the Colorado Section of SME. Hoping to join a bunch of events later in th...

September 19, 2019

Today I went on the first field tour of the season with the Colorado School of Mines’ Society for Economic Geology! We visited the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine in Cripple Creek, CO. Got a great look at the geology and some of the engineering processes, and met some...

September 16, 2019

Had a great time today at the Denver Gem & Mineral Show with Florian Kleinhoven, checking out all of the amazing rocks and gemstones at this giant fair! I’ll be volunteering later this week at the Colorado School of Mines MEC booth, helping to spread awareness of the i...

September 10, 2019

Today, I visited the Colorado School of Mines Career Fair, seeking internship opportunities for this coming summer, 2020. I also had the immense honor of accepting the SRK Graduate Scholarship this year!

August 19, 2019

Started off the semester this week at Colorado School of Mines! After some minor medical hiccups, I was able to jump right into life as a graduate student. This semester, I'm taking classes in mine design, mining fundamentals, and CSR. I've also joined the student chap...

August 10, 2019

I've just wrapped up my internship with Komatsu America Corp and am happy to say that it was a fantastic experience! I learned so much about mining equipment and operations, and am happy to have had the experience to work for such a great company. Now its off to Mines...

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