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Feb
12
2016

Mines receives proof of concept funding through Colorado's Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 12, 2016 – The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) has announced grantees for the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program. More than $4.6 million will be awarded for the Proof-of-Concept Press Release
Feb
09
2016

More industries represented during spring Career Day

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 9, 2016 –More than 2,200 students, graduate students and alumni met with more than 190 companies during Career Day Feb. 9. This event was the fourth largest spring collegiate career fair in Mines’ history. Attendees met with Press Release
Feb
03
2016

Mines researcher, NREL part of $3.56M study on wind energy

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 3, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Associate Professor Kathryn Johnson, who also holds a joint appointment as a scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), was one of Press Release
Dec
21
2015

Making next-gen biofuels more viable for U.S. military

A Mines assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering is working to make the use of biofuel more viable for the U.S. military, particularly the Navy, with help from undergraduate and PhD students. The Navy aims to generate 50 percent of News
Dec
21
2015

NSF grant funds Mines microscopy facility for renewable energy and life science studies

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 21, 2015 – Faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering are creating a self-sustaining scanning probe microscopy facility with unique capabilities for advanced materials research, thanks to a $245,878 grant Press Release
Dec
17
2015

Edgar Mine hosts subcommittee hearing on bipartisan mining reform legislation

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 17 –  The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held its first-ever legislative field hearing in a mine Dec. 14 regarding H.R. 3734, the “Mining Schools Enhancement Act,” at the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Mine in Idaho Press Release
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
Nov
13
2015

Mines unveils electric vehicle charging stations, receives EV Wired Workplace Award

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 13, 2015 – In a move designed to help make it more convenient for members of the Colorado School of Mines community to choose environmentally-friendly modes of transportation for their commute, the university has installed Press Release
Oct
15
2015

Gaining Steam

A steady, reliable, enormous, practically inexhaustible, carbon-free source of electric power, one capable of producing three times the wattage the United States generates each year, is right under our feet. Or more accurately, way under our feet, News
Oct
09
2015

Mines founding sponsor of the National Academies Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines is a founding sponsor of the newly-formed National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable, a neutral forum that aims to assist in informing Press Release

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