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Aug
14
2019

SWiM wins AWM professional development award

The Society for Women in Mathematics at Mines – better known as SWiM – has been honored for its professional development work by the Association of Women in Mathematics. SWiM, the Mines student chapter of AWM, is the 2019 recipient of the News
May
30
2019

Pipeline sensors win The Wright Innovation Challenge

 A “wearable” sensor array that could detect oil pipeline failures before they happen was the winner of The Wright Outdoor Innovation Competition.   The Mines students behind Cipher Skin Orange received the first prize of $5,000 for their prototype News
May
24
2019

Solar Decathlon team entering final push before competition

They won’t start final construction in Morocco until August, but the Mines Solar Decathlon team isn’t waiting to get building.  The eco-friendly model home’s wet wall – the interior wall that contains all the plumbing for the bathroom and kitchen 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
02
2019

Mines hosts conference for chemical engineering students

Colorado School of Mines played host to nearly 300 students for the Rocky Mountain Regional Student Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChe) April 5 and 6. The annual gathering included workshops, research poster and paper News
Apr
22
2019

Concrete canoe team headed to national ASCE competition

“The Kraken” is going to the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition. The concrete canoe – designed by a team of Mines Capstone Design students – took first place at the ASCE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference News
Apr
18
2019

Earth Day Fair to showcase sustainability at Mines

Do you know what one-seventh of a metric ton of carbon dioxide looks like? Check out the Mines Earth Day Fair on Monday, April 22 to find out.   The Mines Sustainability Committee, Mines Activities Council and EarthWorks are hosting the free News
Apr
16
2019

Mines students roll to victory in IEEE Robotics Competition

On the surface, the task facing students at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Student Robotics Competition was simple: Design a robot that could navigate obstacles, pick up small objects and then sort the objects News
Apr
04
2019

Imperial Barrel Award team qualifies for international finals

A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program, earning a spot in the world finals this May. More than 250 teams from 50 countries around the world News
Apr
03
2019

When humans settle on Mars, houses could be 3D-printed

When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge, pitting teams from industry and academia to design and 3D-print habitats using materials News

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