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May
26
2017

Researchers drill deep to unearth cause of 2004 Sumatra megaquake

These transformations caused the mineral bed to heat, pushing freshwater out of the mineral crystals up through the sediment layers. At first, this water would have softened the sediment, actually decreasing the risk of a big earthquake by allowing News
May
10
2017

Humanitarian engineering at Mines reaches new heights

The Humanitarian Engineering Program at the Colorado School of Mines is evolving. Having originated as a minor offered through the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies (now the Division of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences), the News
May
04
2017

Mines recognizes excellent faculty in annual forum

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its outstanding faculty at its annual Faculty Forum, held May 3, 2017, in Friedhoff Hall. Geology and Geological Engineering Professor Kamini Singha received the Dean’s Excellence Award, which recognizes a News
Apr
28
2017

Mines promotes women in STEM

A group of faculty and students from the Colorado School of Mines partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver to promote women in STEM on Saturday, April 15. The group, which included representatives from several different News
Apr
06
2017

Mines AAPG Student Chapter named best in the nation

The Colorado School of Mines Student Chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists was chosen as the 2017 Outstanding Domestic Student Chapter during AAPG’s 100th Anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition.ACE 2017 was held April 2 News
Mar
30
2017

ConocoPhillips & WE2ST Center debut video

In its third academic year, the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE2ST (Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology) was formed to promote the sustainability of unconventional energy production and conduct research on both community News
Mar
20
2017

Multifaceted Mines team takes on NASA's Mars Ice Challenge

A team of Colorado School of Mines students is one of just eight finalists in a NASA competition to design and build a system to extract water from the subsurface of Mars, and their ideas have a chance of someday making it into space. The Mars Ice News
Mar
10
2017

Mines takes 1st in regional IBA competition, advances to internationals

Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program Competition, a contest where graduate students in geoscience evaluate a location for oil drilling, and will now join 11 other teams in the News
Mar
02
2017

Alumna heads to SEA

After Georgianna Zelenak ’13 graduated high school, she participated in a trip with SEA Semester, a non-profit educational institution focused on environmental studies and the world’s oceans.  During the program Zelenak assisted with oceanographic News
Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News

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