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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
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
Feb
22
2016

Mines-UNC STEM teacher prep program awarded $1.2M by NSF

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 22, 2016 – Mines faculty and their partners at University of Northern Colorado have been awarded $1.2 million to provide a pathway for undergraduate Mines students to become teachers for grades 7 through 12, particularly in high- Press Release
Feb
16
2016

Mines receives $211K NSF grant to study groundwater contamination, host earth sciences field trip

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 –Colorado School of Mines, in conjunction with the Jefferson County Public Schools Education Research and Design, received $211,787 from the National Science Foundation, in part to bring Jefferson High School (JHS) Press Release
Jan
29
2016

Get to know Computer Science professor Tracy Camp

Consider the top 30 innovations in the last 30 years, and Tracy Camp will tell you that none of them would have happened without computer science. “Think of what computer science has done for our world,” says Camp, a computer science professor at News
Jan
07
2016

Mines grad student writes book to expose girls to STEM

Geology graduate student Rania Eldam started brainstorming the idea for a children’s book two years ago at an Association for Women Geoscientists meeting. “We don’t see many children’s book series where little girls are the main characters and aren’ News

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