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Nov
06
2015

Coming Full Circle: From Stratton Hall to Starzer Welcome Center

Colorado School of Mines recently celebrated the grand opening of the Starzer Welcome Center at the corner of 19th and Illinois streets, named for Michael R. and Patricia (Patty) K. Starzer ’83, who gave a $4 million gift for construction of the News
Oct
01
2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks “Astronomy Bizarre” to sold-out Mines crowd

On Sept. 30, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the Colorado School of Mines campus to speak to a sold-out crowd of students, alums, faculty, staff and community members in Lockridge Arena. “This has got to be the geekiest audience I've ever News
Sep
25
2015

Mines receives NASA grants to harvest water from asteroids

Two Mines researchers have been awarded NASA grants to work on an “out-of-this-world” extraction technique called optical mining. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Research Professor Christopher Dreyer and Director of the Center for Space Resources News
Sep
23
2015

Homecoming 2015: Mines Ore Bust

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 23, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines will celebrate Homecoming and Alumni Weekend Sept. 30-Oct. 3. Events include a spirit rally on Kafadar Commons from noon to 2 p.m., men’s soccer at 5 p.m. and women’s soccer at 7:30 p.m. on Press Release
Sep
21
2015

Colorado School of Mines receives $2 million gift from Apache Corporation

GOLDEN, CO, Sept. 21, 2015 — Apache Corporation has presented a $2 million gift to Colorado School of Mines that will greatly enhance the Petroleum Engineering Department’s drilling education and research. It will name the Apache Corporation Press Release
Sep
10
2015

More than 230 companies coming to Mines' largest Career Day Sept. 15

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 10, 2015 – It’s that time of year again when more than 3,200 students, graduate students and alumni are preparing to meet with more than 230 companies during Career Day Sept. 15. This will be the largest fall collegiate career Press Release
Sep
08
2015

Modern Metal

The 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air looks prepped for a vintage auto show, but a different fate awaits. All fins and sharp edges, it takes off straight at a silver teardrop of a Chevy Malibu a half-century younger. The closing speed is 80 mph, notes News
Aug
19
2015

Million dollar donation elevates research for Colorado School of Mines geology lab

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 19, 2015 — The Colorado School of Mines Department of Geology and Geological Engineering has teamed up with global scientific instrument supplier Tescan, to build one of the most advanced geosciences research laboratories in the Press Release
Aug
12
2015

Marv Kay Stadium ready to welcome Mines Athletics

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 12 — Colorado School of Mines has long held the distinction of playing in one of America's most historic football stadiums. Now, they'll enjoy playing in one of America's best. The 2015 season marks the debut of Marv Kay Stadium Press Release
May
06
2015

5 things you didn’t know about CEE professor Kathleen Smits

Kathleen Smits is a Civil and Environmental Engineering assistant professor at Colorado School of Mines. Smits has been interested in the environment from an early age and her interest for engineering grew as she advanced throughout her college News

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