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Nov
13
2015

Mines leads hands-on science demos for K-6 students

Imagining cookie crumbs as dirt and gummy worms as organic matter, Colorado School of Mines students introduced elementary school students to the concept of oil and gas formation in one of several science demonstrations held during the 6th Annual News
Sep
21
2015

Colorado School of Mines receives $2 million gift from Apache Corporation

GOLDEN, CO, Sept. 21, 2015 — Apache Corporation has presented a $2 million gift to Colorado School of Mines that will greatly enhance the Petroleum Engineering Department’s drilling education and research. It will name the Apache Corporation Press Release
Jun
17
2015

Mines team wins First Nations Launch Competition

GOLDEN, Colo., June 17, 2015 – Students from Colorado School of Mines’ chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) won the top prize at the recent First Nations Launch Competition hosted by NASA’s Wisconsin Space Grant Press Release
May
27
2015

Multidisciplinary Mines team publishes book on pore scale phenomena

GOLDEN, Colo., May 27, 2015 – “Pore Scale Phenomena: Frontiers in Energy and Environment,” a book edited by Colorado School of Mines faculty devoted to understanding the physical and chemical properties of pore scale phenomena, has recently been Press Release
Sep
18
2014

Student back to finish degree after 21 years in Marines

Travis Gordon attended Mines from 1989-91, leaving in the middle of his degree to enter the Marine Corps. He enrolled back at Mines this summer as a petroleum engineering student. Find out why Gordon left and came back more than two decades later. News
Sep
05
2014

Engineering students seek intensity beyond classroom

Kohl KnutsonSport: Skydiving Petroleum engineering student Kohl Knutson has been skydiving for a year, and recently received an A license through the Accelerated Free Fall program for completing 25 jumps. After free falling in California, Colorado, News
Aug
13
2014

Sustainability and the subsurface world

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." For those of us residing on the planet’s surface, the term “shale” evokes visions of flaking layers of rock you can all but peel away by hand. Oil and gas News
Jul
23
2014

From petroleum engineering to public health

It was a first for Mines when Linda Battalora, associate teaching professor in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, presented her research on bone density and fracture risk in HIV-infected adults at the Joint Session of the 14th European AIDS News
Mar
07
2014

Mines presents hydraulic fracturing discussion

An informational event providing insight into the function and practice of hydraulic fracture stimulation in the oil and gas industry, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Facts and Fiction,” was presented by the Mines student chapter of the American Association News
Mar
04
2014

Mines builds robot to increase safety in Abu Dhabi refineries

Mines students are working with Mechanical Engineering (ME) professor John Steele and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) professor Qi Han to build and develop a system to automate oil and gas processes through unmanned robots. News

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