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Feb
05
2018

Quantum physics research boosted by grant, new hires

A Colorado School of Mines professor has received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop an online gateway that will allow researchers around the world to run quick quantum-computing simulations with the click of a button and News
Jan
17
2018

MLK Jr. Recognition Awards honor campus advocates

Three Colorado School of Mines community members received Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition Awards at a luncheon on January 17. Louisa Duley, assistant director of admissions; Kristine Callan, physics teaching professor; and Olivia Cordova, a 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
Nov
09
2017

Serving the community through community solar

Colorado School of Mines students are helping make solar power more accessible to low-income Coloradans. The Mines Energy Club recently volunteered with GRID Alternatives to help build two community solar arrays, one in Fort Collins and the other News
Nov
02
2017

Mines team receives funds for 2nd space observatory mission

A Colorado School of Mines team headed by Physics Professors Lawrence Wiencke and Fred Sarazin has been awarded NASA funding to fly a second long-duration balloon mission to test innovative optical methods for catching high-energy cosmic rays and News
Oct
24
2017

Physics assistant professor awarded $180,000 by DOE

Colorado School of Mines Physics Assistant Professor Kyle Leach has been awarded $180,000 as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the structure of nuclei and the interactions that are basic to the structure of matter. The research News
Oct
16
2017

Mines professors connected to landmark cosmic discovery

Astronomers and astrophysicists worldwide are celebrating a landmark discovery: For the first time, scientists have not only detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – from the collision of two neutron stars but also follow-up signals News
Oct
06
2017

Fryrear Chairs for Innovation and Excellence announced

A new faculty chairship endowed by Colorado School of Mines alumnus Ben Fryrear to recognize and support highly accomplished faculty members driving institutional change at Mines has its first two awardees. Kamini Singha, professor of geology and News
Oct
02
2017

Tiny House excited to show off progress at Solar Decathlon

It may be tiny, but a 220-square-foot house under construction on the Colorado School of Mines campus is about to find itself in front of a big audience.  The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House will be on display at the U.S. Department of News
Sep
28
2017

Mines, CoorsTek unveil world-class research, teaching facility

The CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering at Colorado School of Mines will welcome its first students in January 2018, a significant milestone in a multigenerational partnership between Mines, the Coors family and CoorsTek,  the world News

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