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Oct
30
2017

Society of Women Engineers section wins multiple awards

Colorado School of Mines – home of the largest collegiate section of the Society of Women Engineers in the nation – was recognized with multiple awards at WE17, SWE’s annual convention Oct. 26-28 in Austin, Texas. Paige Bowling, a fifth-year student News
Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News
Oct
18
2017

DECTech wins Mayor’s Gold Mine Award for Excellence

A Colorado School of Mines outreach program to engage girls in STEM has been awarded the Mayor’s 2017 Gold Mine Award for Excellence. DECTech was one of five award recipients at the City of Golden Mayor’s 2017 Community Celebration on Oct. 3. The News
Oct
11
2017

Himalayan Oktoberfest to raise funds for Nepal service project

Every year, 26,500 pounds of human waste are generated in the Everest Base Camp region of Nepal. Public sanitation in the Khumbu Valley is lacking, however, and without proper receptacles, much of the trash and other waste generated by foreign News
Oct
02
2017

Tiny House excited to show off progress at Solar Decathlon

It may be tiny, but a 220-square-foot house under construction on the Colorado School of Mines campus is about to find itself in front of a big audience.  The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House will be on display at the U.S. Department of News
Oct
02
2017

Three Mines students named to ASM International boards

Three Mines students in the Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center (ASPPRC) have been named student representatives to the boards of ASM International societies. Mary O’Brien, Jonah Klemm-Toole and Rachael Stewart, all in the News
Sep
14
2017

Team DiggerLoop generates attention at SpaceX Hyperloop competition

Team DiggerLoop’s drag racer-inspired Hyperloop pod may not have hit the test track but it still garnered plenty of attention at the SpaceX student competition last month.  After a rigorous safety evaluation from SpaceX employees, only three out of News
Aug
29
2017

Mines Material Advantage Chapter named best in world

The Colorado School of Mines Material Advantage Chapter has been named the organization’s Most Outstanding Chapter for 2016-2017 and will be recognized this October at Materials Science and Technology 2017, a technical meeting and exhibition in News
Aug
17
2017

Mines launches new first-year tradition with Oredigger Camp

The start of your first year of college can be daunting—it’s a new environment full of new experiences, new expectations, new people and, for most freshmen, even a new bed. But this year at Colorado School of Mines, a group of incoming students News
Aug
15
2017

Incoming students set for M Climb on Aug. 18

Incoming students at Colorado School of Mines will make their traditional trek up Mt. Zion on Friday, Aug. 18, kicking off the 2017-2018 school year and their journey as Orediggers. Students will carry a 10-pound rock from their hometown to add to News

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