From America’s Best Kept College Secrets –
Most folks have heard of Golden, Colorado because it is the home of the Coors Brewing Company, and the American Mountaineering Center, the National Renewable Energy Foundation, the National Earthquake Information Center, the Colorado Railroad Museum, the resting place of “Buffalo Bill” Cody and the home of Jolly Rancher candies.
People who know anything about colleges know it as the location of the Colorado School of Mines.
Colorado School of Mines is a small (3300 students) public university, dedicated to engineering and applied sciences, attached from the start to the exploration and extraction of natural resources, and the most celebrated institution carrying out “material engineering.”
In many ways, the story of “Mines” is the story of the American West…”
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