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Feb
20
2019

Brain-controlled wheelchair wins award at hackathon

A team of Colorado School of Mines students earned honors at a hardware-based hackathon for their project to create a device that allows those paralyzed from the neck down to control a wheelchair by detecting brain activity. The team, BrainAble, News
Feb
01
2019

Mines notches top-10 finish in NSA Codebreaker Challenge

Colorado School of Mines students hacked their way to a top-10 finish in one of the most important cybersecurity competitions in the nation. Twenty Mines students participated in the 2018 NSA Codebreaker Challenge, which ran from the end of News
Jan
17
2019

Data center wins Henderson Mine Sustainability Challenge

A data center and technology campus that takes advantage of the cool, dry climate at 10,300 feet was the winning idea in the inaugural Henderson Sustainability Challenge. Colorado School of Mines students worked with Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport- News
Dec
21
2018

Mines students win Facebook Hackathon with navigation app

Finding your way around a new building can be a challenge – it’s not like you can just pull up your smartphone’s map app and pinpoint your location like you would outside. “A lot of companies – Google, Google Maps, Facebook – have been working on News
Dec
17
2018

Grad student, oSTEM at Mines honored at national conference

Max Pisciotta, a master’s student in mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recognized for the Best Graduate/Postdoc Poster at the 2018 oSTEM Annual Conference. Short for Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, News
Nov
29
2018

Mines team claims repeat spot in programming world finals

Last year, Matt Baldin and Sam Reinehr were happy just to qualify for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year, the Mines seniors have much bigger plans. “This year we’re going to try to do well,” Baldin News
Nov
20
2018

University Innovation Fellows invested in campus change

Colorado School of Mines’ new cohort of University Innovation Fellows is focused on finding ways to increase connections among Mines students with similar interests outside the classroom. Miguel Moreira, Anastasia Sjahputera, Jake Ropson and Keenan News
Nov
19
2018

Mines Ethics Bowl team going to back to nationals

Make that four years in a row – students from Colorado School of Mines have qualified for the 2019 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. The Mines Ethics Bowl team came in first place at the Rocky Mountain Regionals on Nov. 10 at the University of News
Nov
16
2018

Dance team wins Mayor’s Gold Mine Award for Excellence

The Colorado School of Mines Dance Team has been awarded the Mayor’s 2018 Gold Mine Award for Excellence. The student group was one of four award winners at the City of Golden Mayor’s 2018 community celebration on Oct. 30. The Gold Mine Award News
Nov
15
2018

Mines student leads top team at Techstars Startup Weekend

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student will get to pitch his space startup at a major international conference for satellite and aerospace professionals this spring – his team’s prize for winning the Techstars Startup Weekend in Boulder last News

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