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Apr
13
2017

Mines team prepares for Solar Decathlon with a tiny house

A group of Colorado School of Mines undergraduate students have spent nearly two years preparing for a competition to build a home that generates as much energy as it consumes, and their work is about to pay off in a “tiny” way.   Mines Tiny House, News
Apr
07
2017

Physics' Squier to be plenary speaker at optics congress

Colorado School of Mines Physics Professor and Department Head Jeff Squier will serve as a plenary speaker at Optics & Photonics International Congress 2017, to be held April 18 to 21 in Yokohama, Japan. OPIC is the largest international meeting News
Mar
24
2017

Mines-built observatory ready to launch into near space

A NASA space observatory assembled by students and faculty in the Physics Department at Colorado School of Mines could launch this weekend from Wanaka, New Zealand.The Extreme Universe Space Observatory Super Pressure Balloon would fly at 110,000 News
Mar
24
2017

Mines' Robot Pentathlon team wins ASME E-Fest West Student Design Competition

Colorado School of Mines’ Robot Pentathlon team made history on March 18, 2017, becoming the first team from Mines to win the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ E-Fest West Student Design Competition.  Mines undergraduate students Daniel News
Mar
20
2017

Multifaceted Mines team takes on NASA's Mars Ice Challenge

A team of Colorado School of Mines students is one of just eight finalists in a NASA competition to design and build a system to extract water from the subsurface of Mars, and their ideas have a chance of someday making it into space. The Mars Ice News
Mar
15
2017

College of Applied Science and Engineering hosts recruitment event

On March 10, 2017, more than 60 prospective graduate students participated in the Colorado School of Mines College of Applied Science and Engineering 2017 CASE Recruitment Day.   The prospective students came from all across the country to learn News
Feb
17
2017

Physics' Carr brings Mines' broad perspective to UAE

A physics professor’s recent trip to the city of Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates to deliver several talks exemplifies Colorado School of Mines’ ongoing efforts to embody technical excellence while embracing a broader worldview. Professor Lincoln News
Jan
31
2017

Mines-UNC collaboration to develop teachers gets $140K

A collaboration between Colorado School of Mines and University of Northern Colorado that creates a pathway for Mines students to become STEM teachers has been awarded $140,000 by 100Kin10, a national effort to add 100,000 STEM teachers to the News
Dec
01
2016

Mines researchers prepare space observatory for flight

A space observatory assembled at Colorado School of Mines by Mines faculty and students and members of the international EUSO collaboration will launch from New Zealand in March 2017 and fly at 110,000 feet, making the first fluorescence News
Nov
22
2016

Zimmerman offers new insight into organic photovoltaics

An assistant professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines has been published in the journal Nano Letters with a paper that improves our understanding of organic photovoltaic materials—resolving a decade-old conflict between theory and experiment News

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