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Jun
14
2017

Assistant professor wins biomedical research award

Andrew Petruska, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected to receive the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. Petruska is one of nine biomedical researchers at Colorado’s News
Mar
24
2017

New student crowdfunding projects live on Gold Mine

Do you want to help make building the most fuel-efficient vehicle possible? Support the Mines Triathlon Team? With the launch of the spring semester Gold Mine crowdfunding projects there are eight Mines student causes to get behind, no matter where News
Oct
24
2016

Mines completes most successful campaign in university history

Colorado School of Mines raised nearly half a billion dollars to complete the most successful fundraising campaign in the history of the university, Transforming Lives: The Campaign for Colorado School of Mines. During the six-year campaign, donors News
Oct
14
2016

Longtime Mines physician served campus and community

W. Lloyd Wright, longtime school physician for Colorado School of Mines and the namesake of the university’s Student Wellness Center died Sept. 16 in Paonia, Colo. He was 99 years old. Born June 15, 1917, in Sargent, Colo., Wright graduated from the News
Oct
07
2016

Celebration of the Mines campus transformed by donors

Alumni and other donors celebrated the successful completion of the Transforming Lives Campaign on October 7 with students, faculty and staff at an event in Lockridge Arena and with the launch of an impact website at campaign.mines.edu. The website News
Oct
06
2016

Bill Nye the Science Guy dares Mines students to “change the world”

Over two decades after his show aired on PBS and took the ‘90s by storm, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is still a hit among science enthusiasts, especially with the millennials who grew up watching him. On Oct. 5, Nye visited the Colorado School of News
Oct
04
2016

Crowdfunding arrives at Mines

Crowdfunding is the fastest growing form of fundraising on a national basis, and Mines is on the cutting edge as one of a small number of universities who have launched platforms. On October 4, the university launched its exclusive crowdfunding News
Sep
29
2016

Joe Coors boosted Mines, golf team as trustee and donor

Joe Coors Jr., a great-grandson of Coors Brewing founder Adolph Coors, a former member of the Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees and an enthusiastic supporter of Mines athletics—particularly the golf team—died September 15. He was 74 years News
Sep
23
2016

Mines Geology Museum receives transformative gift

A gem of Golden tourism, the Mines Geology Museum displays will shine even brighter thanks to a most generous and mysterious donation. Through a gift from her estate, Hilja Herfurth donated $1.75 million worth of minerals, gems, and meteorites to News
Sep
21
2016

Humanitarian Engineering and society's greatest challenges

Sharing his broad world experience as an entrepreneur and activist, Paul Polak presented, “Prescriptions for Helping Poor People Help Themselves: What Engineers Need to Know,” to a large crowd of Colorado School of Mines students and faculty on News

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