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Apr
18
2017

Geological engineering master’s student in Guatemala on Fulbright

  David LaPorte, a master’s student in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, is working to help mitigate landslide risk in communities in Guatemala thanks to a Fulbright grant.    In 2015, a devastating landslide in a Guatemala City News
Apr
06
2017

Mines AAPG Student Chapter named best in the nation

The Colorado School of Mines Student Chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists was chosen as the 2017 Outstanding Domestic Student Chapter during AAPG’s 100th Anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition.ACE 2017 was held April 2 News
Mar
10
2017

Mines takes 1st in regional IBA competition, advances to internationals

Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program Competition, a contest where graduate students in geoscience evaluate a location for oil drilling, and will now join 11 other teams in the News
Feb
28
2017

Geology department honors Professor Emeritus Warme

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering recently hosted WarmeFest, a two-day celebration in honor of Professor Emeritus Dr. John Warme, bringing together over 100 alumni, colleagues and friends from across the world to celebrate his 50 News
Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News
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

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