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Dec
02
2016

New environmental chamber opens the door for HVAC research

Did you know that buildings use about three-quarters of the total electricity generated in the United States? And that during the summer months, buildings cooling systems account for about 50 percent of the electricity peak demand?These were the News
Dec
01
2016

Mines researchers prepare space observatory for flight

A space observatory assembled at Colorado School of Mines by Mines faculty and students and members of the international EUSO collaboration will launch from New Zealand in March 2017 and fly at 110,000 feet, making the first fluorescence News
Nov
30
2016

New faculty boost Mines' efforts to increase diversity

Colorado School of Mines administrators and faculty in metallurgical and materials engineering are leading efforts to increase diversity in the field, with prominent roles in this past summer’s 2nd Summit on Diversity in the Minerals, Metals, and News
Nov
29
2016

Articles by MME's Van Tyne among Forge magazine's best

Four articles coauthored by Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professor Emeritus Chester Van Tyne have been named among the top 10 articles published in the history of Forge magazine, which covers the global forging industry. The list was News
Nov
29
2016

2016 Mid-year Commencement Dec. 16

This December, Colorado School of Mines will hold two mid-year degree commencement ceremonies: ·      The undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will take place on Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in Lockridge Arena. ·      The graduate Commencement Ceremony (MS News
Nov
22
2016

Zimmerman offers new insight into organic photovoltaics

An assistant professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines has been published in the journal Nano Letters with a paper that improves our understanding of organic photovoltaic materials—resolving a decade-old conflict between theory and experiment News
Nov
22
2016

Climbing for Mines

And his endurance training was put to the test. Of the 22 U.S. team members in the competition, Kuhnel was one of four participating in sport climbing, which relies on strength and stamina. “It’s a really difficult climb,” he explained. “Each hold News
Nov
21
2016

Mines hosts summit on mine remediation

The summit included panel discussions with stakeholders from multiple fields, mapping expectations for successful closures and creating a framework to guide better life-cycle management of active mines by learning from previous experiences. “The News
Nov
18
2016

Mines Makerspaces: A hub and spoke network to fuel entrepreneurship and innovation

“Shared spaces are built on trust,” said Musick. “We all have a vested interested in making things that do things. The space isn’t going to meet every need, but it is a huge step for innovation at Mines and part of an even grander vision.” Moore News
Nov
17
2016

Mines Ethics Bowl team earns a bid to the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl

A team of Colorado School of Mines students competed at the Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl, hosted by Mines on November 12, and will advance to the national competition. This is the second year in a row that Mines has earned a bid to the News

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