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Nov
02
2015

$450k NSF grant to help advance Mines thermal field-flow fractionation research

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 2, 2015 – Professor of Chemistry and Geochemistry Kim Williams has been awarded $450,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop thermal field-flow fractionation as a versatile technique for separating and characterizing Press Release
Sep
19
2015

Mines, UNC launch NSF-funded initiative to rally high school computer science teachers

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 19, 2015 – The National Science Foundation has awarded $998,507 over three years to Colorado School of Mines Computer Science Professor Tracy Camp, Teaching Professor Cyndi Rader, and Christy Moroye, associate professor from the Press Release
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Feb
20
2014

Girls Lead the Way at Mines

On Feb. 8, more than 100 Colorado high-schoolers – all female – spent the day at Mines for Girls Lead the Way 2014, a conference focused on women and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. The Mines collegiate section and News
Oct
17
2013

Haunted Physics Lab to spook Mines community Oct. 26

The Mines Society of Physics Students (SPS) will be hosting the Haunted Physics Lab Oct. 26 in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center, 924 16th St. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the event will start at noon. This family-friendly event will display News
Sep
26
2013

Mines students build virtual program for unique high school

Colorado School of Mines students in an advanced software engineering class created a flight simulator program for geography classes at Lakewood’s Brady High, a school focused on students who have dropped out, been expelled or are just not attending News
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
Dec
06
2012

Renewable energy lessons from the real world

As it’s often said, the real world can be the best classroom. That’s precisely the idea behind an assignment students in Teaching Professor Chuck Stone’s ENGY 320 Renewable Energy course received: to individually design their own field trips 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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