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Feb
16
2018

Mines welcomes new Blaster mascot at Rock the Lock

To thunderous applause, Colorado School of Mines introduced the newest member of the Oredigger family at Rock the Lock on February 16. Mines students, staff, alumni, fans and friends warmly welcomed the new mascot, Blaster, to campus before the men News
Feb
09
2018

Mines Hyperloop team secures repeat trip to SpaceX finals

DiggerLoop is headed back to SpaceX.  The Colorado School of Mines student team was one of just 20 worldwide chosen this month to advance to the finals of the main 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, set to be held this summer at SpaceX News
Feb
07
2018

Graduate student contributes to UN ECOSOC Youth Forum

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student was among the young leaders from around the world who gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York last month to discuss the role of youth in building sustainable and resilient urban and rural News
Jan
24
2018

Mines students qualify for 2018 NASA Mars Ice Challenge

A student team from Colorado School of Mines has qualified for the finals of the NASA Mars Ice Challenge for the second year in a row. Team MINERS, short for Martian Ice New-age Extraction and Recovery System, will be one of 10 collegiate teams News
Jan
23
2018

Innovation reigns supreme at 2018 Newmont Challenge

The 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation Challenge will take place Feb. 3, with student teams collaborating to solve problems centered around two themes: finding mineral deposits that have thus far eluded mankind and the role of digital transformation News
Jan
22
2018

Caterpillar offers students hands-on leadership training

A new partnership between Colorado School of Mines and Caterpillar is providing hands-on leadership training and industry mentorship to student leaders in mining engineering.  Four Mines students – all serving on the executive team of the Society News
Jan
05
2018

Mines, nonprofit QL+ join forces to help injured veterans

The non-profit organization Quality of Life Plus (QL+) donated $50,000 to enhance a lab at Colorado School of Mines where students work exclusively to develop adaptive equipment to solve mobility challenges posed by veterans and first responders who News
Jan
04
2018

Student-designed solar system park gets funding commitment

A solar system learning park designed by a group of Mines students could soon come to life in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood.   The students of Team Naztek designed the scaled solar system – with an interactive sundial representing the News
Dec
14
2017

Society of Women Engineers hosts midyear continuum

The Colorado School of Mines student section of the Society of Women Engineers celebrated graduating female students at its midyear Continuum on Wednesday, December 13. The Continuum is a biannual event held at the end of the fall and spring News
Dec
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian News

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