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Nov
13
2015

Mines leads hands-on science demos for K-6 students

Imagining cookie crumbs as dirt and gummy worms as organic matter, Colorado School of Mines students introduced elementary school students to the concept of oil and gas formation in one of several science demonstrations held during the 6th Annual News
Oct
12
2015

Mines to host ‘Nightmare on Greek’ Street Oct. 29

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 12, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council is hosting “Nightmare on Greek Street” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 29, 1856-1701 West Campus Road, Golden. This free event provides the Golden Press Release
Sep
19
2015

Mines, UNC launch NSF-funded initiative to rally high school computer science teachers

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 19, 2015 – The National Science Foundation has awarded $998,507 over three years to Colorado School of Mines Computer Science Professor Tracy Camp, Teaching Professor Cyndi Rader, and Christy Moroye, associate professor from the Press Release
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Aug
27
2015

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the mine (365 8th Ave, Idaho Springs, CO).In the 1870s, the mine Press Release
May
20
2015

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures

DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 – From the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol building curated by the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum highlights some of the Press Release
Apr
27
2015

Senior design teams work with local coop to design food hub

Imagine a 10,000-square-foot “food hub” that would allow Golden residents access to local foods from Front Range farmers. Eileen Regan, an active member of Golden Farming Cooperative (GoFarm), asked Mines senior design students in the College of News
Mar
26
2015

Mines Band visits Jamaica for music, engineering adventure

Eleven members of the Mines Band, along with Teaching Professor & Music Program Director Bob Klimek, Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association Board President Ray Priestley ’79 and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science professor Cathy News
Mar
06
2015

Blasterbotica to build new rover for NASA competition

In the sixth annual and largest NASA Robotic Mining Competition, a team of 14 Mines students will be competing against 53 teams from all over the nation to design and build a mining rover. The senior design team, Blasterbotica, is taking apart last News
Feb
19
2015

Working on a dream: From Mines runner to Olympian

Mark Husted, a Ph.D. candidate in operations research, is training for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team trials in track and field. Known as the “fastest person in the history of Mines,” Husted broke the track record for 800m earlier this year at 1:51.54. News

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