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Nov
10
2016

Robotics Club has big plans for Mines

The Colorado School of Mines Robotics Club is working on a variety of projects, ranging from autonomous vehicle competitions to robotics competitions for NASA.While not a mechanical engineering major like Kalin and Swift, Nhan Tran, president of the News
Nov
03
2016

Boy Scouts come to Mines for Mining in Society merit badge

  On Oct. 22, 45 Boy Scouts from various troops in the Denver Area Council came to Mines to learn about economic minerals, mine safety, environmental stewardship and the mining industry in Colorado.  The event was led by the Mines student chapter News
Oct
28
2016

Mines students finish in top four at Duke energy competition

[Updated Nov. 2, 2016] Mineral and Energy Economics MS students Bansidhar Bandi, James Crompton, Martin Kohn, Ashwin Ravichandran and David Rodziewicz finished in the top four at the “Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition,” Nov. 1 at Duke News
Oct
13
2016

Colorado celebrates Saudi Arabia and its culture

  Colorado School of Mines celebrated the culture and traditions of Saudi Arabia on Oct. 17, in an event that included informational booths, cultural performances and cuisine and an appearance by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission’s Cultural News
Oct
06
2016

Bill Nye the Science Guy dares Mines students to “change the world”

Over two decades after his show aired on PBS and took the ‘90s by storm, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is still a hit among science enthusiasts, especially with the millennials who grew up watching him. On Oct. 5, Nye visited the Colorado School of News
Sep
26
2016

“Ignite the Night” at Mines’ Homecoming on Oct. 5-8

Homecoming is an annual event that Mines students and alumni look forward to each year. This year’s festivities will be held on Oct. 5–8 and will feature new and traditional events for Orediggers to come together and show off their Mines pride. “Our News
Aug
26
2016

Physics groups offering bricks from demolished Meyer Hall

Two student physics organizations are offering bricks salvaged from Meyer Hall, the longtime home of the Physics Department, as a reward for helping members attend the largest gathering of undergraduate physics students in the world.  David Schmidt News
Aug
22
2016

Mines hosts energy policy event

In a state with an energy economy as purple as its politics, it can be hard to decide where to stand. The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with Inside Energy to host Spark! Unpacking the Politics of Energy News
Aug
15
2016

Incoming students hike Mt. Zion for M Climb Aug. 19

On Friday, Aug. 19, incoming Mines students will hike up Mt. Zion with a 10-pound rock from their hometown to add to the M. As is tradition, they will coat their rock with fresh whitewash at the mountainside monument. President Paul Johnson and News
Aug
11
2016

Petroleum engineering dept. pilots summer externships

In an effort to combat the effects of the current industry downturn on student work experience, the Department of Petroleum Engineering is taking on a new initiative this summer, offering externships to rising juniors and seniors. The externships News

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