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May
08
2017

Mines Entrepreneurship Club hosts second annual Golden Startup Festival

The Colorado School of Mines Entrepreneurship Club hosted the second annual Golden Startup Festival, which included a networking fair, a panel discussion and a pitch competition, on April 28, 2017 at the Green Center. “The startup festival brings 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
24
2017

Mines students band together to build earthquake resistant homes

Colorado School of Mines students have teamed up with architecture students from the University of San Francisco in the Gabion Band Ring Beam Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to test and evaluate masonry home designs and their resistance News
Apr
18
2017

Geological engineering master’s student in Guatemala on Fulbright

  David LaPorte, a master’s student in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, is working to help mitigate landslide risk in communities in Guatemala thanks to a Fulbright grant.    In 2015, a devastating landslide in a Guatemala City News
Apr
13
2017

Mines team prepares for Solar Decathlon with a tiny house

A group of Colorado School of Mines undergraduate students have spent nearly two years preparing for a competition to build a home that generates as much energy as it consumes, and their work is about to pay off in a “tiny” way.   Mines Tiny House, News
Apr
12
2017

Students Give Back to Golden at the Helluva Service Event

More than 300 Mines students volunteered at the Helluva Service Event on April 8, 2017. Students worked on nearly 50 community projects including gardening and spreading mulch and gravel to help local groups like the Table Mountain Garden Club. The News
Apr
11
2017

Mines hosts tech primer for economists, social scientists

Division of Economics and Business professors Ian Lange and Peter Maniloff, in cooperation with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, were awarded a Sloan Foundation grant to host the Colorado Technology Primer for Economists and Social News
Feb
08
2017

Reflections on Nepal: Hike for Help 2017

Colorado School of Mines students and faculty reflect on their time in Nepal as part of a service trip for Hike for Help. The group spent their three-week winter vacation volunteering in Khumbu Valley, Nepal, constructing a public restroom facility News
Feb
07
2017

Mines focuses on diversity and inclusion

A global engineering firm’s diversity chief spoke to students about how inclusion not only makes for a better workplace, but also sparks innovation and benefits the bottom line, in an event organized by the Mines chapter of Out in STEM, the Office News
Feb
06
2017

Igniting a Passion for Science

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science and CBS4 are hosting the third annual Girls & Science event, sponsored in part by Colorado School of Mines, on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Much like a career fair, attendees will meet women in science, News

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