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Feb
25
2016

GE Department hosts Research Fair Feb. 18

The Colorado School of Mines Department of Geology and Geological Engineering hosted the 3rd Annual Research Fair Feb. 18 to provide an opportunity for students to present their research before a panel of judges. "The Geology & Geological News
Feb
25
2016

Mines partners with local schools for Engineers Week

Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin hosted 150 students from five local high schools on campus Feb. 23 to celebrate National Engineers Week. Students spent the day touring research centers including the Center for Space Resources, Mines News
Feb
16
2016

Mines receives $211K NSF grant to study groundwater contamination, host earth sciences field trip

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 –Colorado School of Mines, in conjunction with the Jefferson County Public Schools Education Research and Design, received $211,787 from the National Science Foundation, in part to bring Jefferson High School (JHS) Press Release
Jan
21
2016

Mines to study geothermal energy possibilities for southwest Colorado town

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines, the Colorado Geological Survey and the Colorado Energy Office are partnering on a site-specific economic analysis of low-temperature direct-use geothermal energy for the town of Rico, located Press Release
Jan
07
2016

Mines grad student writes book to expose girls to STEM

Geology graduate student Rania Eldam started brainstorming the idea for a children’s book two years ago at an Association for Women Geoscientists meeting. “We don’t see many children’s book series where little girls are the main characters and aren’ News
Oct
30
2015

Mines groundwater research looks at tectonic stress

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 30, 2015 – Research co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Associate Professor Kamini Singha that impacts the understanding of how tectonic stresses affect weathering, appears in the Oct. 30 issue of Science magazine. Co- Press Release
Oct
16
2015

Colorado Geological Survey awarded $500k for high-resolution mapping of geologic hazards in Mesa County

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 16, 2015 – The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) received $500,000 in matching funds through the U.S. Geological Survey’s 3D Elevation Program to collect high-resolution Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) data over Mesa County, a Press Release
Sep
08
2015

3 reasons your GE professor is into more than just rocks

“What is it you think you’re gonna find? Boredom sets into the boring mind.”  - Lars Ulrich, Metallica Weimer Distinguished Chair and Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology professor Lesli Wood isn’t a Metallica fan, but uses the song lyrics to explain News
Sep
07
2015

Colorado Geological Survey publishes study on West Salt Creek landslide

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 7, 2015 – On May 25, 2014, the longest landslide in Colorado history devastated the small agricultural community surrounding West Salt Creek in Mesa County. Three people perished when a saturated hillside gave way and a massive Press Release
Aug
19
2015

Million dollar donation elevates research for Colorado School of Mines geology lab

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 19, 2015 — The Colorado School of Mines Department of Geology and Geological Engineering has teamed up with global scientific instrument supplier Tescan, to build one of the most advanced geosciences research laboratories in the Press Release

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