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Apr
21
2017

Society of Petroleum Engineers Joint Session brings SPE President to campus

  The Colorado School of Mines chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers hosted its annual Joint Session on April 12, 2017, bringing together Mines students, faculty, alumni and oil and gas industry professionals from across Colorado.    The News
Apr
18
2017

Geological engineering master’s student in Guatemala on Fulbright

  David LaPorte, a master’s student in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, is working to help mitigate landslide risk in communities in Guatemala thanks to a Fulbright grant.    In 2015, a devastating landslide in a Guatemala City News
Mar
23
2017

Author of "The Frackers" comes to Mines

  A journalist who wrote a book about the little-told history of hydraulic fracturing—or “fracking”—and how it impacted the energy industry in the US and beyond addressed the Colorado School of Mines chapter of the American Association of Drilling News
Mar
10
2017

Mines takes 1st in regional IBA competition, advances to internationals

Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program Competition, a contest where graduate students in geoscience evaluate a location for oil drilling, and will now join 11 other teams in the News
Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News
Feb
01
2017

Mines hosts NSF-funded workshop on underground resources, society

  A three-day NSF-sponsored workshop will bring to Mines 20 of the world’s top scholars focused on the societal aspects of mining and other extractive processes.   “STS Underground: Investigating the Technoscientific Worlds of Mining and News
Dec
13
2016

Alameda International HS students come to Mines to learn geology

  Students from Alameda International Junior/Senior High School visited Colorado School of Mines on December 7 as part of an outreach program aimed at connecting high schools with a diverse student body to Mines—with a focus on earth science. The News
Nov
21
2016

Mines hosts summit on mine remediation

The summit included panel discussions with stakeholders from multiple fields, mapping expectations for successful closures and creating a framework to guide better life-cycle management of active mines by learning from previous experiences. “The News
Nov
11
2016

Mines hikes to help Nepal

When approached to help with this project, Mines reacted without hesitation, and the community service trip filled up quickly, mostly with McBride Honors students who are eager to travel to Nepal and make a difference. “I am most looking forward to News
Nov
02
2016

Illangasekare wins international prize for groundwater research

Professor Illangasekare (far right) receives the PSIPW Award from U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Photo Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Congratulations to Tissa Illangasekare, distinguished chair and professor of civil and environmental News

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