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May
09
2017

Mines students aspiring to be teachers honored at Capitol

Two Colorado School of Mines students on a path to become secondary school teachers were named to the state Department of Higher Education’s inaugural Aspiring Educator Honor Roll in ceremonies at the State Capitol on May 8, kicking off national 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
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

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