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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
Jul
12
2017

McCray elected Fellow of Geological Society of America

John E. McCray, professor and head of Colorado School of Mines’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a global professional organization with more than 26,000 members in News
Jul
03
2017

Looking back on 25 years of the 'deep hot biosphere'

Two Colorado School of Mines microbiologists have coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that examines the widespread impact of a paper, published a quarter-century ago, suggesting that microbial life exists up News
Jun
27
2017

Interdisciplinary research team receives ARMA award

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Marte Gutierrez, Petroleum Engineering Professor Azra Tutuncu and alumnus Luke Frash have been awarded the 2017 Applied Rock Mechanics Research Award by the American Rock News
Jun
07
2017

Mines students design method for reducing mercury pollution

A team of Colorado School of Mines students have worked for the past year on a method to reduce the use mercury in small-scale gold mining and the resulting pollution, and recently presented their proposed solution to the Environmental Protection News
Jun
06
2017

Mines researchers find newly discovered fluorinated chemicals more difficult to filter from water

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has found that the activated carbon filtration systems currently being used to remove highly fluorinated chemicals such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from drinking News
May
04
2017

Mines recognizes excellent faculty in annual forum

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its outstanding faculty at its annual Faculty Forum, held May 3, 2017, in Friedhoff Hall. Geology and Geological Engineering Professor Kamini Singha received the Dean’s Excellence Award, which recognizes a News

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