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May
26
2017

Researchers drill deep to unearth cause of 2004 Sumatra megaquake

These transformations caused the mineral bed to heat, pushing freshwater out of the mineral crystals up through the sediment layers. At first, this water would have softened the sediment, actually decreasing the risk of a big earthquake by allowing News
Mar
15
2017

College of Applied Science and Engineering hosts recruitment event

On March 10, 2017, more than 60 prospective graduate students participated in the Colorado School of Mines College of Applied Science and Engineering 2017 CASE Recruitment Day.   The prospective students came from all across the country to learn 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
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
Feb
16
2016

Mines receives $211K NSF grant to study groundwater contamination, host earth sciences field trip

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 –Colorado School of Mines, in conjunction with the Jefferson County Public Schools Education Research and Design, received $211,787 from the National Science Foundation, in part to bring Jefferson High School (JHS) Press Release
Dec
01
2015

Mines Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center awards seed funding to faculty

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 1, 2015 – The Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at Mines is providing $90,000 in seed funding each to five faculty projects that could lead to a winning proposal to the National Science Foundation Press Release
Nov
02
2015

$450k NSF grant to help advance Mines thermal field-flow fractionation research

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 2, 2015 – Professor of Chemistry and Geochemistry Kim Williams has been awarded $450,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop thermal field-flow fractionation as a versatile technique for separating and characterizing Press Release
Jul
16
2015

DOE awards Mines researchers $9M for algal fuels research

GOLDEN, Colo., July 16, 2015 – The Department of Energy recently announced funding for algae-based biofuels including up to $9 million for research involving a group at the Colorado School of Mines in collaboration with the Los Alamos National Press Release
May
19
2015

ExxonMobil funds algal biofuels research collaboration at Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 19, 2015 – ExxonMobil and Colorado School of Mines have established a joint research collaboration focused on developing fundamental new insights into photosynthetic processes and carbon fixation in algae. These insights will Press Release
May
06
2015

Unique Mines course engages students across disciplines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 6, 2015 – Professor of Chemistry and Geochemistry Mark Eberhart is finally teaching the class he wishes he could’ve signed up for back when he was a freshman, and it’s getting rave reviews from Mines students. After three Press Release