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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
Apr
04
2019

Imperial Barrel Award team qualifies for international finals

A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program, earning a spot in the world finals this May. More than 250 teams from 50 countries around the world News
Mar
20
2019

Mines students show materials knowledge, bladesmithing skills

Colorado School of Mines continued its traditional strong showing at the annual meeting of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, winning the Materials Bowl and taking second place in the Bladesmithing Competition. Metallurgical and materials News
Mar
15
2019

Grad student named AWWA Young Professional of the Year

Hooman Vatankhah, a PhD student in civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is the 2019 winner of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack, Jr., Award. Named after a pioneer in membrane treatment and a life News
Feb
20
2019

Brain-controlled wheelchair wins award at hackathon

A team of Colorado School of Mines students earned honors at a hardware-based hackathon for their project to create a device that allows those paralyzed from the neck down to control a wheelchair by detecting brain activity. The team, BrainAble, News
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

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