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Feb
20
2018

Mines, Lockheed Martin team up for Engineers Week event

    In honor of National Engineers Week, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin teamed up Feb. 16 for a fun day of activities and industry mentorship to encourage female and minority students underrepresented in the STEM fields to pursue News
Jan
30
2018

Space resources program approved for fall 2018 launch

  A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall.   Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be offered through the unique interdisciplinary News
Dec
20
2017

Palin contributes to paper on loss of Mars’ ancient oceans

Earth and Mars both possessed abundant surface water shortly after their formation, but unlike on Earth, where oceans still cover 70 percent of the planet, the Martian surface may have acted like a giant sponge, soaking up the water and trapping it News
Dec
15
2017

Outstanding fall graduates honored at commencement

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 15, conferring a total of 239 bachelor’s, 175 master’s and 63 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.   At the undergraduate ceremony, 11 students – each News
Nov
21
2017

Microbial hot spring structures offer clues into geological past

Orange, tree-like cone structures up to two centimeters tall found in a California hot spring were built by a rich and diverse community of microbes, newly published research shows. These microbes, living in a California hot spring aptly named “Cone News
Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News
Oct
18
2017

Emeritus hydrology professor receives NGWA honors

An emeritus professor of geology and geological engineering at Colorado School of Mines has been honored for her work in groundwater modeling by the National Groundwater Association. Eileen Poeter is the 2017 recipient of the NGWA M. King Hubbert News
Oct
06
2017

Fryrear Chairs for Innovation and Excellence announced

A new faculty chairship endowed by Colorado School of Mines alumnus Ben Fryrear to recognize and support highly accomplished faculty members driving institutional change at Mines has its first two awardees. Kamini Singha, professor of geology and News
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 the 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

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