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Jun
20
2013

Future Help Wanted: STEM Knowledge Required

In the center of a clear plastic tub, small rocks formed a mound. With sixth graders gathered around the tub, Lyndsey Wright poured cool water over the rock mound. Next she poked small holes in a paper cup, put some blue food coloring in the bottom News
Apr
23
2013

Mines' Engineers Without Borders group builds footbridge in Nicaragua

By Taylor PolodnaThe Oredigger A group of Mines students, representing Engineers Without Borders-USA (EWB-USA), travelled down to Nicaragua to the small community of Los Gomez to complete a pedestrian footbridge over the frequently flooded Rio News
Mar
13
2013

The best gigs on campus

From the intellectual to the adventurous, students employed by Mines report that, along with a paycheck, their work provides balance, fun and intellectual stimulation. Having access to a deep pool of driven, high-achieving young men and women is News
Mar
07
2013

Braking I-70's slow slide

A slow, persistent landslide is undermining a short section of I-70, about a mile from the highest point on the nation’s Interstate Highway System. Finding a solution is a conundrum that one Mines professor is helping to unravel. Two summers ago on News
Nov
16
2012

Castle of Cans collects more than two tons of food

The 9th Annual Castle of Cans Food Drive at Colorado School of Mines collected more than two tons of food for needy families, Nov. 14. Fourteen student organizations donated 4,239 pounds of food to be donated to 39 families in the Colorado School of News
Oct
29
2012

Mines engineering students to build rural bridge in Nicaragua

The Colorado School of Mines student chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA has raised more than $15,000 to fund the construction of a bridge in Nicaragua. The bridge project, located in the Carazo region, connects a rural community with access to News
Jul
10
2012

Mines students conduct Pagosa Springs geothermal study

The town of Pagosa Springs, Colo., depends on geothermal resources for tourism as well as a source of renewable energy -- a recent study by Colorado School of Mines’ geophysics students will aid officials there in further developing the region’s News

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