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Feb
01
2019

Mines notches top-10 finish in NSA Codebreaker Challenge

Colorado School of Mines students hacked their way to a top-10 finish in one of the most important cybersecurity competitions in the nation. Twenty Mines students participated in the 2018 NSA Codebreaker Challenge, which ran from the end of News
Jan
24
2019

Mines students honored for commitment to diversity

  Two Mines students were recognized this week for their outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion on campus.   Leah Reeder, a junior majoring in applied mathematics and statistics, and Peter Weddle, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, News
Jan
10
2019

Senior Scholar Athlete Award winners in league of their own

In their last official duty as student-athletes, Brody Oliver and Jennifer Kendall stood on either side of the commencement podium and launched into the Mines fight song: I wish I had a barrel of rum and sugar three hundred pounds,The college bell News
Dec
21
2018

Mines students win Facebook Hackathon with navigation app

Finding your way around a new building can be a challenge – it’s not like you can just pull up your smartphone’s map app and pinpoint your location like you would outside. “A lot of companies – Google, Google Maps, Facebook – have been working on News
Dec
17
2018

Grad student, oSTEM at Mines honored at national conference

Max Pisciotta, a master’s student in mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recognized for the Best Graduate/Postdoc Poster at the 2018 oSTEM Annual Conference. Short for Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, News
Dec
14
2018

Outstanding grads honored at Fall 2018 Commencement

  Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 14, conferring a total of 226 bachelor’s, 187 master’s and 55 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies at Lockridge Arena.   Special recognition was given to News
Dec
12
2018

Hypersensitive hearing helper wins Capstone Showcase

An improved pair of noise-canceling headphones designed specifically for a former state trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the line of duty was awarded first place in the Fall 2018 Capstone Design Showcase on Dec. 4.   The News
Dec
11
2018

Hydrology PhD student honored at AWRA conference

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in hydrology was named the best student presenter at the American Water Resources Association’s annual conference, held Nov. 4-8 in Baltimore, Maryland. Ryan Gilliom’s presentation, titled “Using Policy and News
Dec
10
2018

Cornerstone Design projects tackle extreme disasters

A pair of lightweight chainsaw chaps for forest firefighters took the top prize at the Fall 2018 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 5.  A total of 26 student teams from Introduction to Design (EDNS 151) exhibited their projects at the News
Nov
29
2018

Mines team claims repeat spot in programming world finals

Last year, Matt Baldin and Sam Reinehr were happy just to qualify for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year, the Mines seniors have much bigger plans. “This year we’re going to try to do well,” Baldin News

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