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Feb
28
2018

Jessica Smith wins 2018 WSSA Distinguished Book Award

A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded the 2018 Western Social Science Association Distinguished Book Award. Jessica Smith, associate professor of engineering, design and society and co-director of the humanitarian engineering program News
Dec
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian News
Nov
20
2017

Mines receives $4M NSF grant to study artisanal gold mining

A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and small-scale gold mining. About 30 percent of gold News
Nov
07
2017

Solving Problems that Matter

How do the engineers of the future address the constant problems that arise in our changing world from environmental degradation to income inequality? Join the humanitarian engineering department and the Leadership in Social Responsibility Interest 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
Sep
22
2017

Shultz HE Scholars committed to serving the community

Five Colorado School of Mines students have been recognized for their commitment to using engineering to help address society’s greatest challenges with scholarships from the Shultz Family Leadership in Humanitarian Engineering Fund. The 2017-2018 News
Jun
07
2017

Mines students design method for reducing mercury pollution

A team of Colorado School of Mines students have worked for the past year on a method to reduce the use mercury in small-scale gold mining and the resulting pollution, and recently presented their proposed solution to the Environmental Protection News
May
10
2017

Humanitarian engineering at Mines reaches new heights

The Humanitarian Engineering Program at the Colorado School of Mines is evolving. Having originated as a minor offered through the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies (now the Division of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences), the News
May
03
2017

Team DiggerLoop wins CECS Senior Design

Team DiggerLoop, a group of 14 mechanical and electrical engineering seniors at the Colorado School of Mines, was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences (CECS) Spring Senior Design Trade Fair on April 27, 2017. News
Mar
24
2017

New student crowdfunding projects live on Gold Mine

Do you want to help make building the most fuel-efficient vehicle possible? Support the Mines Triathlon Team? With the launch of the spring semester Gold Mine crowdfunding projects there are eight Mines student causes to get behind, no matter where News

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