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Feb
09
2016

More industries represented during spring Career Day

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 9, 2016 –More than 2,200 students, graduate students and alumni met with more than 190 companies during Career Day Feb. 9. This event was the fourth largest spring collegiate career fair in Mines’ history. Attendees met with Press Release
Jan
19
2016

Mines partners with Newmont for Innovation Workshop Jan. 23

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 19, 2016 – What would you design and build with $2,000? How about $30,000? Colorado School of Mines and Newmont Mining Corporation want to see what products students can develop that will make the mine of the future safer, more Press Release
Dec
17
2015

Edgar Mine hosts subcommittee hearing on bipartisan mining reform legislation

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 17 –  The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held its first-ever legislative field hearing in a mine Dec. 14 regarding H.R. 3734, the “Mining Schools Enhancement Act,” at the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Mine in Idaho Press Release
Oct
08
2015

Mines receives $300K NSF grant to advance mining and rock mechanics research

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 8, 2015 – A $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will support innovativemining and rock mechanics research at Colorado School of Mines that will lead to faster and more efficient underground construction operations. Press Release
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
27
2015

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the mine (365 8th Ave, Idaho Springs, CO).In the 1870s, the mine Press Release
May
20
2015

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures

DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 – From the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol building curated by the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum highlights some of the Press Release
Apr
20
2015

Mines Earth Resources Institute awards research mini-grants

GOLDEN, Colo., April 20, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Earth Resources Institute has announced the award of mini-grants to four teams of Mines researchers. The $25,000 mini-grants are designed to emphasize the collaborative research efforts Press Release
Feb
19
2015

Working on a dream: From Mines runner to Olympian

Mark Husted, a Ph.D. candidate in operations research, is training for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team trials in track and field. Known as the “fastest person in the history of Mines,” Husted broke the track record for 800m earlier this year at 1:51.54. News
Oct
16
2014

Graduate students place 1st in geothermal challenge

Graduate students Travis Brown (Hydrology) and Kamran Bakhsh (Mining Engineering) received first place as the winning team in the 2014 Geothermal Case Study Challenge, sponsored by the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable News

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