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Jun
26
2017

Geology graduate student receives multiple grants to fund research

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
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

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