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Apr
03
2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering names new head

The new head of the Colorado School of Mines Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering plans to work with faculty raise the department’s profile nationally and around the world. Professor Terri Hogue was named department head in January. News
Mar
26
2018

PhD candidate wins AAEES graduate research award

Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate Andrew Pfluger has been selected to receive the W. Wesley Eckenfelder Graduate Research Award for 2018 by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. The award is given each year to an News
Mar
22
2018

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter recognized

The Colorado School of Mines chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers was named Region 3 Chapter of the Year during the SHPE’s Regional Leadership and Development Conference, held March 1-3 at Boise State University. Fourteen Mines News
Feb
14
2018

Landis to speak on diversity in STEM at AAAS Annual Meeting

Amy Landis, presidential faculty fellow for access, attainment and diversity at Colorado School of Mines, has been invited to speak about diversity in STEM at the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting Feb. 15-19 in News
Jan
08
2018

Tutoring program aims to grow future scientists, engineers

When Kate Smits was an engineering student at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, she struggled to find a mentor. She had great professors and a great experience overall. But she never found that mentor, that female engineer she could News
Jan
03
2018

Graduate student receives NAGT Outstanding TA Award

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student has been honored with the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Outstanding TA Award. William Kyle Blount, a PhD student in hydrology, was nominated for the award by Terri Hogue, professor of civil News
Dec
21
2017

Mines, ColoradoSPH to study contaminated water exposure

  Toxic chemicals from fire-fighting foams have contaminated water supplies in the towns of Fountain, Security and Widefield south of Colorado Springs, affecting at least 65,000 Coloradans Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at the 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
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian News
Nov
22
2017

Mines convenes 2nd summit on abandoned mine lands

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second summit focused on the environmental impacts of mine closure and remediation strategies on Nov. 14. “A Framework to Manage the Environmental Reality of Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Lands” brought together non News

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