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Jun
23
2015

Mines researchers awarded $3M by Energy Department for study on storage of spent nuclear fuel

GOLDEN, Colo., June 23, 2015 – A team led by a Mines research professor of physics has been awarded $3 million by the Department of Energy to study the deterioration of canisters used for storing spent nuclear fuel. Primary investigator Zeev Shayer’ Press Release
Jun
05
2015

Three American Institute of Physics journal editors at Mines

Three Mines physicists now hold prestigious editorships at respected physics journals. Professor Reuben Collins is editor-in-chief of Applied Physics Letters, Professor Craig Taylor is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable News
May
06
2015

Unique Mines course engages students across disciplines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 6, 2015 – Professor of Chemistry and Geochemistry Mark Eberhart is finally teaching the class he wishes he could’ve signed up for back when he was a freshman, and it’s getting rave reviews from Mines students. After three Press Release
May
05
2015

Mines student wins grand prize at Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium

GOLDEN, Colo., May 5, 2015 – Zachary Mimlitz, a Colorado School of Mines sophomore majoring in physics, was awarded the $1,000 Grand Prize at the recent Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium (CUSRS) for the overall highest scoring for his Press Release
Apr
27
2015

Engineering Physics student receives $155K nuclear energy research grant

GOLDEN, Colo., April 27, 2015 – A senior in Engineering Physics is starting her post-graduate career on a high note after receiving a $155,000 fellowship to support her research into using current technology to reduce the radioactive material Press Release
Mar
26
2015

Physics Professor Collins talks academic publishing

With plenty of humor, Physics Professor Reuben Collins shared insights into the world of academic publishing, particularly the challenges it is facing, via his Faculty Senate Distinguished Lecture on March 26. Collins opened with the story of how he News
Oct
01
2014

Professor unearths Moon’s “Ocean of Storms” mystery

Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Associate Professor Jeff Andrews-Hanna is the lead author of a study documenting the discovery of a giant rectangular structure (roughly 1,600 miles across) on the nearside of the Moon. Using NASA’s Gravity News
Aug
22
2014

Q & A with Jaden, 13-year-old Mines freshman

Thirteen-year-old Jaden is a Colorado native and is starting his freshman year at Mines this fall majoring in applied mathematics and physics. From a very early age, it was clear Jaden was a gifted child. He was reading proficiently at 15 months, News
Jul
09
2014

Teaching assistant, alumnus connect through acroyoga

There’s a pretty good chance that if you see two people practicing acrobatic partner yoga (acroyoga) on Kafadar Commons, one of them is physics teaching assistant Michelle Griffith. Griffith, who graduated from Mines with an engineering physics News
Jun
02
2014

Q & A with non-traditional grad student Skylar Zilliox

Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate student Skylar Zilliox received an Engineering Physics degree from Mines in the spring, but this was not her first degree. She also received a bachelor associate degree in Liberal Arts from St. John’s News

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