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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
Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News
Oct
18
2017

Emeritus hydrology professor receives NGWA honors

An emeritus professor of geology and geological engineering at Colorado School of Mines has been honored for her work in groundwater modeling by the National Groundwater Association. Eileen Poeter is the 2017 recipient of the NGWA M. King Hubbert News
Oct
18
2017

Mines alum George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders ‘81 has won one of the most prestigious awards in English literature, the Man Booker Prize, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo.” Saunders studied geophysics at Colorado School of Mines, working after graduation as a field News
Oct
12
2017

Mines students get an insider's view on Korea

Colorado School of Mines students received an insider’s view of the brewing crisis between the United States and North Korea when they video-conferenced with an American scholar who just returned from the Korean peninsula.   Professor Mitchell News

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