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Aug
17
2017

Hydrology master’s student wins AAUW fellowship

A Colorado School of Mines master’s candidate studying the forecasting and management of water resources over large geographic areas has been awarded a fellowship by the American Association of University Women.   Danielle Tijerina is a student in News
Jul
19
2017

PGC reports record future U.S. natural gas supply

The Potential Gas Committee, which receives guidance and technical support from the Potential Gas Agency at Colorado School of Mines, reported a sizable increase in U.S. natural gas resources in its latest biennial assessment.  The U.S. possessed a News
Jul
12
2017

McCray elected Fellow of Geological Society of America

John E. McCray, professor and head of Colorado School of Mines’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a global professional organization with more than 26,000 members in News
Jul
07
2017

Mines team takes second in NASA Mars Ice Challenge

Colorado School of Mines took second place in a NASA competition to design and build a system for extracting water from Mars’ subsurface, and learned plenty of lessons along the way. The Mars Ice Challenge, which had its final competition June 13 to News
Jul
03
2017

Looking back on 25 years of the 'deep hot biosphere'

Two Colorado School of Mines microbiologists have coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that examines the widespread impact of a paper, published a quarter-century ago, suggesting that microbial life exists up News
Jun
26
2017

Geology graduate student awarded research grants

Geology graduate student Rosemarie (Rosie) Fryer has been awarded two grants from national organizations for her research on the submarine lobe deposits of Point Loma in San Diego, California. Fryer received a $2,500 grant from the American News
Jun
13
2017

Hydrology graduate student wins DOE research award

Lauren Foster, a PhD student in the Hydrologic Science and Engineering Program at Colorado School of Mines, will spend next year researching the effects of climate change in complex terrain at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California as News
Jun
13
2017

Colorado Geological Survey wins Frye Award

The Association of American State Geologists announced that their annual John C. Frye Memorial Award for 2017 is granted to the Colorado Geological Survey and the staff members who authored the report The West Salt Creek Landslide: A Catastrophic News
May
26
2017

Researchers drill deep to unearth cause of 2004 Sumatra megaquake

These transformations caused the mineral bed to heat, pushing freshwater out of the mineral crystals up through the sediment layers. At first, this water would have softened the sediment, actually decreasing the risk of a big earthquake by allowing News
May
04
2017

Mines recognizes excellent faculty in annual forum

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its outstanding faculty at its annual Faculty Forum, held May 3, 2017, in Friedhoff Hall. Geology and Geological Engineering Professor Kamini Singha received the Dean’s Excellence Award, which recognizes a News

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