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Jul
30
2018

Summer camp offers hands-on intro to tunnels, engineering

A new summer camp at Colorado School of Mines hopes to inspire the next generation to think below the surface.   Through the support of the University Transportation Center-Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI), Tunnel Camp at Mines News
Jun
25
2018

Mines, GE team up to ignite girls' interest in STEM careers

Approximately 40 Denver-area middle school girls began a free, weeklong camp about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) today, participating in the first-ever iteration of the GE Girls program at Colorado School of Mines. GE Girls is a News
Apr
11
2018

Mines hosts hands-on science experience for high schoolers

Take a slice of the Earth’s surface and it might look a little like the tabletop sand tanks that a group of local high school students experimented with during a visit to Colorado School of Mines.  Clean, clear water flowed through the model, the News
Feb
20
2018

Mines, Lockheed Martin team up for Engineers Week event

    In honor of National Engineers Week, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin teamed up Feb. 16 for a fun day of activities and industry mentorship to encourage female and minority students underrepresented in the STEM fields to pursue News
Jan
08
2018

Tutoring program aims to grow future scientists, engineers

When Kate Smits was an engineering student at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, she struggled to find a mentor. She had great professors and a great experience overall. But she never found that mentor, that female engineer she could News
Jan
04
2018

Student-designed solar system park gets funding commitment

A solar system learning park designed by a group of Mines students could soon come to life in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood.   The students of Team Naztek designed the scaled solar system – with an interactive sundial representing the News
Oct
18
2017

DECTech wins Mayor’s Gold Mine Award for Excellence

A Colorado School of Mines outreach program to engage girls in STEM has been awarded the Mayor’s 2017 Gold Mine Award for Excellence. DECTech was one of five award recipients at the City of Golden Mayor’s 2017 Community Celebration on Oct. 3. The News
Sep
18
2017

Camp receives Million Women Mentors' STEM award

During this year’s Women in Technology Conference, the Colorado Technology Association presented the very first Million Women Mentors’ (MWM) Stand Up For STEM Colorado Award to Tracy Camp, head of the Department of Computer Science at Mines. Camp News
Aug
01
2017

WE²NG Research Experience for Teachers wraps up 2nd year

Thirteen K-12 teachers from across Jefferson County recently completed six weeks of active learning at Colorado School of Mines, absorbing current research in the water-energy nexus in order to educate their students about these critical issues. The News
Jul
17
2017

300 K-12 computer science educators come to Mines

More than 300 K-12 educators are at Colorado School of Mines this week as part of an effort to get computer science curriculum into more classrooms nationwide. CSPd Week, the only cross-curricular computer science professional development event of News

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