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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
Oct
03
2017

Mines symposium tackles Flint water crisis

Colorado School of Mines is hosting a film screening, panel discussion and keynote speaker in a two-day symposium on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with the Hennebach Program in the News
Sep
19
2017

Mines professor works to clean Colorado city’s water supply

A Colorado School of Mines professor is working to remove chemicals and potentially harmful substances from the groundwater supply in Fountain, Colorado. Chris Bellona, assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and a News
Sep
14
2017

Graduate students awarded scholarships for study of water

Two Mines graduate students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded scholarships by the Colorado Section of the WateReuse Association, an organization dedicated to promoting the development of alternative water News
Aug
22
2017

Mines study on plant spacing, water use published in PNAS

A postdoctoral fellow and professor from Colorado School of Mines recently had their research on the effects of plant spacing on water use published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Andrew Trautz, who received his master’s News

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