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Feb
08
2016

Mines study reveals earthquakes can jump

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 8, 2016 – A paper co-authored by Mines Assistant Professor Edwin Nissen, “Limitations of rupture forecasting exposed by instantaneously triggered earthquake doublet,” has been published by Nature Geoscience. “Remote sensing and Press Release
Jan
26
2016

Mines RCP research center celebrates 30 years

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 26, 2016 -- The Reservoir Characterization Project (RCP), an industry-funded academic consortium at Colorado School of Mines with a primary focus on applied research in integrated reservoir characterization, recently turned 30. Press Release
Jan
21
2016

Mines to study geothermal energy possibilities for southwest Colorado town

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines, the Colorado Geological Survey and the Colorado Energy Office are partnering on a site-specific economic analysis of low-temperature direct-use geothermal energy for the town of Rico, located Press Release
Jan
19
2016

Mines partners with Newmont for Innovation Workshop Jan. 23

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 19, 2016 – What would you design and build with $2,000? How about $30,000? Colorado School of Mines and Newmont Mining Corporation want to see what products students can develop that will make the mine of the future safer, more Press Release
Jan
07
2016

Mines grad student writes book to expose girls to STEM

Geology graduate student Rania Eldam started brainstorming the idea for a children’s book two years ago at an Association for Women Geoscientists meeting. “We don’t see many children’s book series where little girls are the main characters and aren’ News
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
25
2015

Mines wins first place in regional Ethics Bowl

The Colorado School of Mines team “McBride McEthics” won first place during the recent Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl held on the Mines campus. The bowl, an activity of the Ethics Across Campus program and sponsored by the McBride Honors News
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
03
2015

Mines students dominate SEG Geophysics Hackathon

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 3, 2015 –Mines geophysics students dominated the 3rd Annual Geophysics Hackathon at the recent Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans. For the second year in a row, Mines students reaped prizes Press Release
Oct
08
2015

Mines receives $300K NSF grant to advance mining and rock mechanics research

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 8, 2015 – A $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will support innovativemining and rock mechanics research at Colorado School of Mines that will lead to faster and more efficient underground construction operations. Press Release

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