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Jun
19
2019

Groundwater pumping has reduced U.S. stream flows

Groundwater pumping in the last century has contributed as much as 50 percent to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers, according to new research by hydrologists at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Arizona.  Streams, lakes and News
Jun
18
2019

Rockefeller data initiative aims to transform electricity systems

$3.8 Million Grant from The Rockefeller Foundation Will Enable Top Researchers at Four Leading Universities – including Colorado School of Mines – to Use Enhanced Data Modeling to Transform Electricity Systems in Emerging Economies AMSTERDAM (June News
Jun
17
2019

VIDEO: The mystery of Mono Lake – why does it turn green?

Why does Mono Lake in California turn green? A Colorado School of Mines professor helped lead a graduate student training course that got to the bottom of that question (and the lake).  John R. Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering News
Jun
04
2019

Mines, UNSA form new center for sustainable mining research

Colorado School of Mines and Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, are joining forces to tackle one of the most important societal and environmental issues facing communities around the world: How to manage the mining of News
May
28
2019

Understanding Antarctica and what is melting its ice

A Colorado School of Mines geophysics professor was part of a team of scientists investigating an Antarctic ice shelf the size of Colorado and Utah combined that discovered an ancient geologic structure that controls the flow of ocean water deep News
May
06
2019

Undergrads share innovative research work at symposium

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 26, highlighting the work of 125 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Sponsoring this year's symposium was CoorsTek, also the namesake of the CoorsTek News
May
01
2019

Is treating drinking water enough to limit PFAS exposure?

  Researchers from three states currently grappling with water contaminated with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are joining forces to tackle one of the biggest remaining questions facing communities who have found the toxic chemicals News
Apr
15
2019

Two grad students to conduct research at DOE national labs

Two graduate students at Colorado School of Mines have received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct a portion of their thesis research at a national laboratory.  Erin Bertelsen and Anna Ryken were among 70 students at 52 News
Apr
11
2019

10 from Mines awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Four current Mines students and six recent graduates are among the 2019 winners of the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.   The program, which started in 1952 shortly after Congress established NSF, is the oldest News
Apr
08
2019

Chemical engineering senior to present research on Capitol Hill

Kristen Hietala, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, has always been interested in the natural environment around her. “When I was little, I used to get Ranger Rick, a kids nature magazine,” she said. “Ever since I was little, I’ve loved News

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