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Aug
14
2019

SWiM wins AWM professional development award

The Society for Women in Mathematics at Mines – better known as SWiM – has been honored for its professional development work by the Association of Women in Mathematics. SWiM, the Mines student chapter of AWM, is the 2019 recipient of the News
May
30
2019

Pipeline sensors win The Wright Innovation Challenge

 A “wearable” sensor array that could detect oil pipeline failures before they happen was the winner of The Wright Outdoor Innovation Competition.   The Mines students behind Cipher Skin Orange received the first prize of $5,000 for their prototype News
May
10
2019

Mines celebrates Spring 2019 undergrad commencement

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its Spring 2019 Undergraduate Commencement on May 10, conferring a total of 932 bachelor’s degrees during three ceremonies at Lockridge Arena. Kiewit CEO Bruce Grewcock ’76 – one of the foremost leaders shaping News
May
06
2019

Cornerstone Design students reexamine packaging

A user-friendly organizable container for prescription medication won top honors at the Spring 2019 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on May 1. Cubic Solutions won first place and $1,000 for "C3: a Convenient pill Container without Compromise" News
May
06
2019

Undergrads share innovative research work at symposium

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 26, highlighting the work of 125 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Sponsoring this year's symposium was CoorsTek, also the namesake of the CoorsTek News
May
02
2019

Guatemala eco-cottages win Spring '19 Capstone Showcase

A self-sustaining eco-village that would help generate sustainable income for the Maya-Itzá community in Guatemala was named the winner of the Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.   The Bio-Itzá Eco Cottages team worked directly with the local News
Apr
22
2019

Concrete canoe team headed to national ASCE competition

“The Kraken” is going to the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition. The concrete canoe – designed by a team of Mines Capstone Design students – took first place at the ASCE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference News
Apr
16
2019

Mines students roll to victory in IEEE Robotics Competition

On the surface, the task facing students at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Student Robotics Competition was simple: Design a robot that could navigate obstacles, pick up small objects and then sort the objects News
Apr
15
2019

Two grad students to conduct research at DOE national labs

Two graduate students at Colorado School of Mines have received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct a portion of their thesis research at a national laboratory.  Erin Bertelsen and Anna Ryken were among 70 students at 52 News
Apr
08
2019

Chemical engineering senior to present research on Capitol Hill

Kristen Hietala, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, has always been interested in the natural environment around her. “When I was little, I used to get Ranger Rick, a kids nature magazine,” she said. “Ever since I was little, I’ve loved News

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