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Feb
14
2017

Annual conference shows girls a path into STEM fields

The Colorado School of Mines student section of the Society of Women Engineers welcomed nearly 200 students—the largest turnout to date—to its fifth annual Girls Lead the Way conference, which guides young women into science, technology, engineering 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
Jan
31
2017

Mines-UNC collaboration to develop teachers gets $140K

A collaboration between Colorado School of Mines and University of Northern Colorado that creates a pathway for Mines students to become STEM teachers has been awarded $140,000 by 100Kin10, a national effort to add 100,000 STEM teachers to the News
Jan
26
2017

Mines and Golden Library encourage girls in STEM

Golden Library is partnering with Colorado School of Mines to host a STEM Girls Competition that runs through Feb. 22, 2017. Girls in grades 5–8 living in Jefferson County are invited to develop an original project related to energy and environment News
Dec
06
2016

Pig Patrol wins CECS Senior Design

Pig Patrol, a team of seven mechanical engineering seniors at Colorado School of Mines, received first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Fall Senior Design Trade Fair on December 1, 2016. They designed an integrated News
Sep
14
2016

Mines commits to Computer Science for All Initiative

On Wednesday, September 14, the White House will host a summit on Computer Science for All, marking progress on expanding computer science (CS) education and celebrating new commitments in support of the effort. Colorado School of Mines is a key News
Sep
06
2016

Chemistry grad wins teaching award from President Obama

A Mines graduate in chemistry has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and will be honored in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on September 8. Jessica (Jordet) Noffsinger, who has taught eighth grade News
Aug
29
2016

Director of the Center for Space Resources Abbud-Madrid presents at TedxMileHigh

Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources, presented at TEDxMileHigh at their Make + Believe Event in June. His talk titled, “How to live off the land in space,” focused on space exploration and the possibility of mining News
Aug
23
2016

Nanoparticles meeting brings in high school chemistry students

High school chemistry students from Brighton, Colorado, made their own nanoparticles and learned about sampling water from Clear Creek as part of the 11th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials, held 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

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