Mines E&I Week

2nd Annual Mines Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week

January 17th - 21st, 2017

Blaster Design Facotry Grand Opening
Tuesday, January 17th
Blaster Design Factory (Outside of BB W250), 4-5:00pm


Join us for the opening showcase for the "Blaster Design Factory" -- Mines' newest student design space!  There will be a ribbon cutting, a few words from key individuals including President Paul Johnson and light refreshments.


MakerSpacer Building Workshops
Wednesday, January 18th
Mines MakerSpaces,  3-6:00pm


The Mines MakerSpaces will be hosting various workshops across campus during Wednesday of the Mines Entrepreneurship & Innovation Week to help students bolster their building skills. Please visit the EPICS.Mines.edu Mines E&I Week Workshop page (link below) for information regarding exact times and locations.

Workshops Include:
Soldering, PVC Skills, Woodworking, Foam Assembly, Plastic Work, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Vinyl Cutting, and Lathe Work. 

Times and Locations

Grand Challenge Scholars Program Launch
Thursday, January 19th
MZ 108, 11:00am-1:00pm


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) is a combined curricular and extra-curricular program with five components that are designed to prepare students to be the generation that solves the Grand Challenges facing society in this century.


Entrepreneur Club Meet & Greet
Friday, January 20th
Blaster Design Factory (Outside BB W 250)


Come to the Blaster Design Factory any time from 4-6pm to join your fellow innovators and get connected with the entrepreneur community at Mines!


Mines E & I Challenge Day
Saturday, January 21st
BB W250, 9:00am-4:00pm


Students will form teams to identify innovative ideas to improve sustainability in natural resourse industries and hear from mining and oil and gas executives.

Up to six teams will be selected to continue with a free one credit indepedent study class, a cash award and a chance at $36,000 in funds to further their ideas.



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