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Nov
29
2017

Mines Ethics Bowl team qualifies for national finals

Students from Colorado School of Mines are going to the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl for the third year in a row. The Mines Ethics Bowl team beat out student groups from six other schools to win the Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl on News
Nov
09
2017

Serving the community through community solar

Colorado School of Mines students are helping make solar power more accessible to low-income Coloradans. The Mines Energy Club recently volunteered with GRID Alternatives to help build two community solar arrays, one in Fort Collins and the other News
Nov
06
2017

Explore global cuisine, culture at International Day Nov. 18

Colorado School of Mines has long attracted the best and brightest STEM students from around the world. Today, more than 70 countries are represented on campus – a fact that will be celebrated Nov. 18 at International Day, a fun-filled evening of News
Nov
01
2017

Holley named ASCE Region 7 Outstanding Faculty Advisor

A Colorado School of Mines alum and professor has been named 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers Region 7 Outstanding Faculty Advisor. Jeff Holley, assistant teaching professor of civil and environmental engineering, was nominated for the award News
Oct
30
2017

Computer science students win big at Xilinx Hackathon

Computer science students from Colorado School of Mines won big at the Xilinx Technology Showcase & Hackathon 2017, taking first and second place in the tech company’s coding competition earlier this month in Longmont.  Twelve student and News
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

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