Showing 'STEM' News

Jan
18
2016

Mines celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 18

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 18, 2016 – The President’s Committee on Diversity hosted an annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast on Jan. 18 in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center.The breakfast honors Mines community members who are exceptional in their Press Release
Jan
07
2016

Mines grad student writes book to expose girls to STEM

Geology graduate student Rania Eldam started brainstorming the idea for a children’s book two years ago at an Association for Women Geoscientists meeting. “We don’t see many children’s book series where little girls are the main characters and aren’ News
Nov
13
2015

Mines leads hands-on science demos for K-6 students

Imagining cookie crumbs as dirt and gummy worms as organic matter, Colorado School of Mines students introduced elementary school students to the concept of oil and gas formation in one of several science demonstrations held during the 6th Annual News
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Sep
02
2015

Mines receives $450K NSF grant for corporate social responsibility research

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 2, 2015 – Jessica Smith, Hennebach Assistant Professor of Energy Policy in Liberal Arts and International Studies, has been awarded a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM Press Release
Aug
11
2015

Mines develops app to track gymnasts’ performance data

Mounir Zok, senior sports technologist for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), was researching how boxers moved during a match through video taken by an overhead camera suspended in a boxing ring, when he got an idea that evolved into a News
Jul
10
2015

Mines engages area students in STEM research, activities

GOLDEN, Colo., July 10, 2015 – On July 8, 160 sixth grade students from the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) spent the morning at Colorado School of Mines, participating in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Press Release
Apr
28
2015

Four teams place overall at Senior Design Trade Fair

GOLDEN, Colo., April 28, 2015 – Forty teams of students in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences have spent the last two semesters working on projects to present at the Senior Design Trade Fair which was held April 23. Faculty, Press Release
Apr
21
2015

Mines launches Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning

Meet Sam Spiegel, the director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) at Colorado School of Mines. The center—started by Applied Mathematics and Statistics professor Gus Greivel and Physics professor Pat Kohl—is part of Mines’ News
Mar
06
2015

Blasterbotica to build new rover for NASA competition

In the sixth annual and largest NASA Robotic Mining Competition, a team of 14 Mines students will be competing against 53 teams from all over the nation to design and build a mining rover. The senior design team, Blasterbotica, is taking apart last News

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