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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
Oct
04
2016

Crowdfunding arrives at Mines

Crowdfunding is the fastest growing form of fundraising on a national basis, and Mines is on the cutting edge as one of a small number of universities who have launched platforms. On October 4, the university launched its exclusive crowdfunding 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
Sep
21
2016

Humanitarian Engineering and society's greatest challenges

Sharing his broad world experience as an entrepreneur and activist, Paul Polak presented, “Prescriptions for Helping Poor People Help Themselves: What Engineers Need to Know,” to a large crowd of Colorado School of Mines students and faculty on News
Sep
12
2016

Graves speaks at COGA Energy Summit

College of Earth Resource Sciences Dean Ramona Graves recently participated in a panel at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association's 28th Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Summit. The Academic Technical Roundtable: Partnerships, innovative technologies, and News
Aug
31
2016

Mines houses first Peace Corps Prep program in Colorado

Colorado School of Mines was recently approved by the U.S. Peace Corps to house the first Peace Corps Prep program in Colorado. All Mines undergraduates now have the opportunity to prepare for adventures overseas, either as a Peace Corps volunteer 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
Jul
25
2016

Environmental Engineering in Colorado STEM classrooms

Water-Energy Education for the Next Generation, a Colorado School of Mines Research Experience for Teachers sponsored by the National Science Foundation, kicked off its first summer training with nine teachers from Colorado public schools. The six- News
Apr
27
2016

Mines, indigenous cultures discuss sustainable energy

Colorado School of Mines Department of Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa recently brought together two indigenous cultures from the United States and Bolivia to discuss development of natural resources. The Navajo Nation is a sovereign News
Feb
25
2016

Mines partners with local schools for Engineers Week

Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin hosted 150 students from five local high schools on campus Feb. 23 to celebrate National Engineers Week. Students spent the day touring research centers including the Center for Space Resources, Mines News

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