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Jan
13
2017

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week: January 17–21

Newmont Mining Corporation has challenged Mines students to develop team-based, innovative solutions to improve sustainability in natural resource industries. A series of workshops and related innovation events will take place the week of Jan. 17–20 News
Dec
14
2016

DOT awards $7.5M to Mines for transportation research

Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation. News
Nov
21
2016

Mines hosts summit on mine remediation

The summit included panel discussions with stakeholders from multiple fields, mapping expectations for successful closures and creating a framework to guide better life-cycle management of active mines by learning from previous experiences. “The News
Nov
10
2016

Mines and Red Rocks CC to collaborate on industry safety training

The Colorado School of Mines Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety program has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Education Center at Red Rocks Community College to enhance the effectiveness and broaden the scope of their current training News
Nov
04
2016

Remembering those lost in the disaster of the White Ash Mine

73 years later in 2009, John Ackle and his mother, Dorothy Ackle, decided to create a new memorial for the miners by starting the White Ash Mine Memorial Committee. They solicited proposals from 62 artists to create a bronze sculpture of a coal News
Nov
03
2016

Boy Scouts come to Mines for Mining in Society merit badge

  On Oct. 22, 45 Boy Scouts from various troops in the Denver Area Council came to Mines to learn about economic minerals, mine safety, environmental stewardship and the mining industry in Colorado.  The event was led by the Mines student chapter News
Oct
12
2016

Meet 6 Mines Alumni from 4 Different Decades

Colorado School of Mines has created a photo-storytelling project on Facebook, inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York. Humans of Mines features a different student, faculty, staff or alumnus and a little bit of their personal story every News
Sep
26
2016

Mines honorary doctorate recipient inducted into Nat'l Mining Hall of Fame

Contact: Agata Bogucka, Communications Manager, College of Earth Resource Sciences & Engineering | 303-384-2657 | abogucka@mines.eduRachelle Trujillo, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, CSM Foundation / 303-273-3526 / rtrujillo@mines.edu News
Sep
26
2016

CS professor to improve mine safety

Colorado School of Mines underground classroom, the Edgar Experimental Mine. Photo: Agata Bugucka While the U.S. continues to look for new energy sources, our reliance on mining for rare minerals grows. Unfortunately, miners often work in dangerous News
Aug
25
2016

Faculty, industry connect on corporate social responsibility

Liberal Arts and International Studies Assistant (LAIS) Professor Jessica Smith and Postdoctoral Scholar Nicole Smith recently hosted a workshop for engineering professors who are integrating corporate social responsibility (CSR) into their courses News

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