Announcements

Feb
09
2016

Nissen co-authors paper published in Nature Geoscience

A paper co-authored by Mines Assistant Professor Edwin Nissen (GP), “Limitations of rupture forecasting exposed by instantaneously triggered earthquake doublet,” has been published by Nature Geoscience. Announcement
Jan
22
2016

Blue Key Honor Society receives Blue Key Director’s Choice Award

The Mines chapter of the Blue Key Honor Society recently received the Blue Key Director’s Choice Award at the Society's National Conference held at Kansas State University. The Director’s Choice Award is one of the highest honors and recognizes chapter contributions, achievements, participation at the national level, and the personal character of its members. The students and advisors who attended the conference included Peter Consalvi, Brittany Marshall and Chase Li. Chapter advisors in attendance were Michelle Kozel (National Blue Key Board Member), and Bruce Yoshioka. Announcement
Jan
22
2016

Colorado Geological Survey receives $750K from U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program

The U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program awarded $750,000 to the Colorado Geological Survey for lidar acquisition in Central and Western Colorado. CGS will use the accurate 3D elevation data to help local communities plan for natural hazards and respond to disasters such as floods and landslides, support infrastructure, and strengthen environmental decision-making. Announcement
Jan
19
2016

White receives award for “Best Paper of the Year” from Colorado Scientific Society

Jonathan White, Colorado Geological Survey senior engineering geologist, recently received an award for the “Best Paper of the Year” from the Colorado Scientific Society. He received the award for his presentation on the West Salt Creek Landslide. Announcement
Jan
11
2016

Vella published article in Science & Technology Librarianship

Lia Vella, instruction and research librarian at Arthur Lakes Library, has published an article in the journal issues in Science & Technology Librarianship. "Using Minute Papers to Determine Student Cognitive Development Levels" reports on research she conducted with EPICS I students in 2015. She also presented aspects of her work in June at the American Library Association annual conference as part of the Science & Technology Section's peer-reviewed Research Forum. Announcement
Jan
11
2016

Division of Student Life Professional Development Committee organized first annual Student Life Professional Development Day

The Division of Student Life Professional Development Committee organized the first annual Student Life Professional Development Day on Jan. 6. Eight sessions were offered on topics including synergistic supervision (Derek Morgan), diversity and inclusion (Lisa Clark), GLBTQ+/social justice conversations (Mary Elliott), transformational change (Megan Harris), marketing design (Brice Bleem), cross-campus collaboration (Jenn Mazzotta and Jessica Keefer), distraction and multitasking (Colin Terry), and teaching/training on trauma-related topics (Becca Flintoft). More than 60 Mines professionals participated. Announcement
Jan
11
2016

Civil & Environmental Engineering researchers appointed to U.S. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Environmental Engineering Committee

Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Head John McCray and Professor Timothy J. Strathmann have been appointed to the U.S. EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) Environmental Engineering Committee. The SAB is organized to provide independent advice and peer review to EPA's Administrator on the scientific and technical aspects of a range of environmental issues. Announcement
Jan
11
2016

Medley awarded Thomas A. Bilger Citation for Service Award

Registrar Lara Medley has been awarded the Thomas A. Bilger Citation for Service Award by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. This award is presented to a member in recognition of consistent vision, service and/or leadership in AACRAO. Announcement
Jan
11
2016

Mines writing/ethics course selected by NAE as Exemplar in Engineering Ethics Education

The first year writing/ethics course at Mines, Nature and Human Values, has been has been selected by the National Academy of Engineering as an Exemplar in Engineering Ethics Education. This award, given by the NAE's Center for Engineering Ethics and Society, is given for ethics activities that prepare students for ethical practices, research, or leadership in engineering. NHV has been recognized as exemplary because every freshman is required to take this class, which links personal, professional, and environmental ethics to engineering, energy, and emerging technologies. Announcement
Dec
14
2015

Leach elected Chair-Elect 2016: TRIUMF User’s Group Executive Committee

Assistant Professor Kyle Leach (PH) has been elected Chair-Elect 2016: TRIUMF User’s Group Executive Committee. TRIUMF is Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics. It is owned and operated as a joint venture by a consortium of Canadian universities via a contribution through the National Research Council Canada with building capital funds provided by the government of British Columbia. TRIUMF is one of the world’s leading subatomic physics laboratories. The TRIUMF Users’ Group Executive Committee s an elected body of seven members designed to manage the business and affairs of the Users’ Group. Announcement

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