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Sep
23
2016

Mines Geology Museum receives transformative gift

A gem of Golden tourism, the Mines Geology Museum displays will shine even brighter thanks to a most generous and mysterious donation. Through a gift from her estate, Hilja Herfurth donated $1.75 million worth of minerals, gems, and meteorites to News
Sep
22
2016

Herring wins $1.5M to improve flow battery membranes

A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded more than $1.5 million over three years to develop a membrane that will improve the performance of industrial-scale redox flow batteries, which would allow widespread use of intermittent energy News
Sep
21
2016

Humanitarian Engineering and society's greatest challenges

Sharing his broad world experience as an entrepreneur and activist, Paul Polak presented, “Prescriptions for Helping Poor People Help Themselves: What Engineers Need to Know,” to a large crowd of Colorado School of Mines students and faculty on News
Sep
21
2016

Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory delivers massive return on investment

The Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory delivered a massive return on investment over the course of eight years, according to an economic impact report released on September 1, 2016.    The Collaboratory is a clean energy research consortium of Mines in the News
Sep
21
2016

Materials Science PhD student awarded NASA fellowship

A Colorado School of Mines PhD student in materials science has been awarded a NASA fellowship—one of only 14 awarded by the space agency this year—to improve the performance of thermoelectric materials that can be used to power deep-space missions News
Sep
19
2016

Physics student climbs to the top

Kuhnel doesn’t have to venture far from campus to get his climbing fix—he’s co-coach of the climbing club twice a week at the Student Rec Center and trains at Earth Treks, a climbing gym in Golden. “I’ve met a lot of people there, some of whom are News
Sep
19
2016

Associate Professor Chris Higgins quoted in analysis of PFOA in Pennsylvania.

In a story analyzing a possible cancer cluster in the three communities surrounding  the former Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, the current Horsham Air Guard Station and the former Naval Air Warfare Center, The Intelligencer Mines in the News
Sep
16
2016

Mines ranks in U.S. News and World Report 2016 Best Colleges

The annual U.S. News and World report of the nation's best colleges ranked Mines as #82. According to The Denver Channel, the ranking by U.S. News and World focuses on academic excellence and emphasizes student outcomes, including graduation and Mines in the News
Sep
14
2016

Career Day remains a valuable resource at Mines

With 232 companies and over 800 recruiters visiting the Mines campus on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, Mines’ bi-annual Career Day remains an important resource for students, graduates, alumni, faculty and staff. Attendees met with industry News
Sep
14
2016

Mines commits to Computer Science for All Initiative

On Wednesday, September 14, the White House will host a summit on Computer Science for All, marking progress on expanding computer science (CS) education and celebrating new commitments in support of the effort. Colorado School of Mines is a key News

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