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Dec
14
2016

DOT awards $7.5M to Mines for transportation research

Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation. News
Dec
13
2016

Alameda International HS students come to Mines to learn geology

  Students from Alameda International Junior/Senior High School visited Colorado School of Mines on December 7 as part of an outreach program aimed at connecting high schools with a diverse student body to Mines—with a focus on earth science. The News
Nov
11
2016

Alumni veteran remembers special letter

Can you imagine sending for admissions info to a college and getting a personal letter from the university president, encouraging you to apply? That’s exactly what happened to George Sturgis in 1975. He was nearing the end of his voluntary News
Sep
30
2016

Geology PhD student receives interdisciplinary research award

Colorado School of Mines Geology PhD student Sebastian Cardona was awarded the Stephen E. Laubach Structural Diagenesis Award during the Geological Society of America’s 2016 Annual Meeting, held September 25-28 in Denver.Cardona represented Mines’ News
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
Aug
12
2016

Software gift sets students up for career success

Colorado School of Mines students analyze oil and gas reservoirs with the same skill as industry professionals thanks to a multi-year license gift of software from Schlumberger, commercially-valued at $114 million. The software is used in News
Aug
07
2016

Sonnenberg receives two high honors at AAPG Annual Meeting

Professor and Charles Boettcher Distinguished Chair in Petroleum Geology Steve Sonnenberg received two awards during the 2016 American Association of Petroleum Geologists' Annual Convention and Exhibition held in Calgary, AB in June. Sonnenberg was News
Aug
03
2016

Mines, USGS sign agreement to create new research center

Colorado School of Mines President Paul Johnson and U.S. Geological Survey Director Suzette Kimball have renewed a five-year memorandum of understanding that fosters collaboration in the areas of science and engineering related to the Earth and News
Aug
02
2016

Solar panels power materials exhibit at Geology Museum

Two solar panels have been installed at the Geology Museum, providing power to the Critical Materials Institute exhibit inside and proving the importance of the materials that the exhibit highlights. “The solar panels demonstrate how critical News
Jul
21
2016

Hydrology research finds 'missing link' in water modeling

Groundbreaking research on global water supply co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Hydrology Professor Reed Maxwell and alumna Laura Condon, now assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Syracuse University, appears in the News

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