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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
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
02
2017

Hogue contributes to Los Angeles River watershed study

A Colorado School of Mines professor is one of the lead authors on a recently published study examining the impact of water management strategies on the Los Angeles River watershed.  Terri Hogue, professor of civil and environmental engineering and News
Nov
01
2017

Graduate student honored as 2017 Champion of Energy

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student was among the honorees at the 2017 Champions of Energy reception hosted by American Petroleum Institute, Colorado Petroleum Council, Energy Nation, Denver Petroleum Club and ConocoPhillips. Christopher 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
19
2017

Sharp invited to Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

An associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines has been invited to participate in a National Academy of Science symposium designed to encourage collaboration between distinguished young scientists.   News

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