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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
Feb
24
2014

High school students attend Engineering Week at Mines

More than 100 local area high school students visited Colorado School of Mines Feb. 20 to learn about STEM careers during DiscoverE Engineering Week. The event, sponsored by Lockheed Martin, hosted various activities throughout the day. Students News
Feb
20
2014

Girls Lead the Way at Mines

On Feb. 8, more than 100 Colorado high-schoolers – all female – spent the day at Mines for Girls Lead the Way 2014, a conference focused on women and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. The Mines collegiate section and News
Nov
14
2013

Blasterbotica building rover with self-driving technology

Students in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Senior Design Program are building a lunar mining rover with technology that could support driverless vehicles. Electrical engineering senior Megan Salinas is one of a 16-member News
Nov
05
2013

New 3D scanner produces mini versions of life-sized objects

Imagine a smaller version of the Blaster the Burro statue on campus with the same precision of detail. Professor Jered Dean and Dr. Douglas L. Van Bossuyt, along with three mechanical engineering graduate students from the Design Innovation and News
Jun
20
2013

Future Help Wanted: STEM Knowledge Required

In the center of a clear plastic tub, small rocks formed a mound. With sixth graders gathered around the tub, Lyndsey Wright poured cool water over the rock mound. Next she poked small holes in a paper cup, put some blue food coloring in the bottom News
Jun
18
2012

Admiral Richard Truly on leadership

  Retired as a vice admiral after a Navy career of 30 years, Richard Truly can speak about leadership from a remarkable perspective. He began his career after earning a degree in aerospace engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. After News

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