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Dec
20
2017

Palin contributes to paper on loss of Mars’ ancient oceans

Earth and Mars both possessed abundant surface water shortly after their formation, but unlike on Earth, where oceans still cover 70 percent of the planet, the Martian surface may have acted like a giant sponge, soaking up the water and trapping it News
Dec
15
2017

Outstanding fall graduates honored at commencement

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 15, conferring a total of 239 bachelor’s, 175 master’s and 63 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.   At the undergraduate ceremony, 11 students – each News
Dec
14
2017

Cornerstone Design projects propose novel ways to upcycle

A durable, easy-to-install roofing shingle made from waste ceramics and grocery store plastic bags was the top project at the Fall 2017 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 6. A total of 24 student teams from Intro to Design (EPIC 151) News
Dec
06
2017

Graves accepts international achievement award from SPE

The Society of Petroleum Engineers has named College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering Dean Ramona Graves as the 2017 recipient of the International Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. SPE presents News
Nov
30
2017

Mines professors compose music for Parade of Lights float

The newest float in Denver’s 9News Parade of Lights has a Colorado School of Mines connection. Keep your ears perked or you might miss it. An electronic holiday carol written, arranged and mastered by two Mines professors will serve as the News
Nov
29
2017

Mines Ethics Bowl team qualifies for national finals

Students from Colorado School of Mines are going to the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl for the third year in a row. The Mines Ethics Bowl team beat out student groups from six other schools to win the Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl on News
Nov
27
2017

Software to assess CO2 storage risk wins award

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a partnership that has been recognized for developing a computer software package to assess the environmental risk of geologic carbon dioxide storage sites. The National Risk Assessment Partnership ( News
Nov
21
2017

Microbial hot spring structures offer clues into geological past

Orange, tree-like cone structures up to two centimeters tall found in a California hot spring were built by a rich and diverse community of microbes, newly published research shows. These microbes, living in a California hot spring aptly named “Cone News
Nov
20
2017

Mines receives $4M NSF grant to study artisanal gold mining

A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and small-scale gold mining. About 30 percent of gold News
Nov
06
2017

Faculty honored by Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Two Colorado School of Mines professors were among those honored at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ annual meeting, held Sept. 24-29 in Houston. Petroleum Engineering Professor Manika Prasad received the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal, awarded News

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