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Sep
14
2017

Graduate students awarded scholarships for study of water

Two Mines graduate students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded scholarships by the Colorado Section of the WateReuse Association, an organization dedicated to promoting the development of alternative water News
Sep
12
2017

Transforming wastewater into fertilizer goal of NSF project

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team of researchers working to develop a commercially viable fertilizer that farmers could produce themselves using agricultural wastewater. Andrew Herring, professor of chemical and biological News
Aug
28
2017

Paper on hydraulic fracturing wastewater analysis published

Hydraulic fracturing generates billions of gallons of wastewater every year in the U.S. and determining the quality and chemical composition of that water continues to pose a challenge for scientists. A Colorado School of Mines doctoral student and News
Aug
22
2017

Mines study on plant spacing, water use published in PNAS

A postdoctoral fellow and professor from Colorado School of Mines recently had their research on the effects of plant spacing on water use published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Andrew Trautz, who received his master’s News
Aug
17
2017

Hydrology master’s student wins AAUW fellowship

A Colorado School of Mines master’s candidate studying the forecasting and management of water resources over large geographic areas has been awarded a fellowship by the American Association of University Women. Danielle Tijerina is a student in the 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
31
2017

Summer programs immerse undergrads in research

Students from universities across the United States and Ireland participating in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs at Colorado School of Mines presented their work at a poster session last week. Forty-two students presented News
Jul
12
2017

McCray elected Fellow of Geological Society of America

John E. McCray, professor and head of Colorado School of Mines’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a global professional organization with more than 26,000 members in News
Jul
11
2017

Mines student sets sail to study remote marine ecosystems

A Colorado School of Mines student sailed across the Pacific Ocean to conduct research near the remote Phoenix Islands. Nicholas Rummel, a rising senior in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, participated in an eight-week program News
Jun
06
2017

Mines researchers find newly discovered fluorinated chemicals more difficult to filter from water

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has found that the activated carbon filtration systems currently being used to remove highly fluorinated chemicals such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from drinking News

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