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Jul
18
2012

Marquez Hall nears completion

A smile sets in on Dr. Ramona Graves’ face as she gazes through the soaring panels of glass in the nearly finished lobby of Marquez Hall, the smell of fresh paint permeating as an electric saw whines from a distant hallway. “It just feels special,” News
Jul
06
2012

Venturing into the marketplace

Historically, Colorado School of Mines has been a leader in energy research and technology development. While that fact holds true, some of today’s researchers are forging new frontiers in areas not usually associated with Mines, including News
Jun
29
2012

From lab to solar leader: The story of Mines, NREL and PrimeStar

October 2011 was an exciting month, not only for Mines, the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and the state of Colorado, but for solar energy in general. Coming off the purchase of Colorado-based PrimeStar Solar, Inc., General Electric (GE) News
Jun
25
2012

Water: mastering the monumental challenge

Take raw sewage flowing from a major apartment complex. Send it through a 2 millimeter screen. Let a flora of microorganisms feast on it for a while. Filter it – this time through pores just 50 billionths of a meter across. Don’t touch it with a News
Jun
19
2012

Key to Super Collaborations? Supercomputing

This is a story of humans and hardware. What happened when professors, tops in their different fields of energy research, gained campus access to a world-class supercomputer? The story began four years ago with the institutional vision to bring a 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
May
22
2012

Barrett tours Mines, discusses research

While on campus prior to the spring 2012 commencement (at which he delivered the keynote address) Dr. Craig Barrett, retired chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Intel Corporation, toured several labs and discussed current projects News
May
08
2012

Mines tops list of RPSEA grant awards

Colorado School of Mines has received a total of nine RPSEA grant awards over the years, or $6.5 million dollars, with another $3 million pending. It is among the top recipients of these awards in the nation (see diagram to the right). RPSEA stands News

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