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Feb
16
2018

Mines launches natural resources policy master’s program

Colorado School of Mines has launched a new master’s degree program that will apply a unique, multidisciplinary social science lens to natural resources and energy issues, preparing students for careers in energy and engineering companies, advocacy News
Jan
04
2018

Student-designed solar system park gets funding commitment

A solar system learning park designed by a group of Mines students could soon come to life in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood.   The students of Team Naztek designed the scaled solar system – with an interactive sundial representing the News
Dec
14
2017

Cornerstone Design projects propose novel ways to upcycle

A durable, easy-to-install roofing shingle made from waste ceramics and grocery store plastic bags was the top project at the Fall 2017 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 6. A total of 24 student teams from Intro to Design (EPIC 151) News
Dec
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian News
Nov
22
2017

Mines convenes 2nd summit on abandoned mine lands

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second summit focused on the environmental impacts of mine closure and remediation strategies on Nov. 14. “A Framework to Manage the Environmental Reality of Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Lands” brought together non News
Nov
20
2017

Mines receives $4M NSF grant to study artisanal gold mining

A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and small-scale gold mining. About 30 percent of gold News
Nov
07
2017

Solving Problems that Matter

How do the engineers of the future address the constant problems that arise in our changing world from environmental degradation to income inequality? Join the humanitarian engineering department and the Leadership in Social Responsibility Interest News
Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News
Oct
11
2017

Graduate student selected for NASA research fellowship

A graduate student at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded a NASA research fellowship to study the use of electrochemical technology to convert the carbon dioxide found in Mars’ atmosphere into methane fuel to help sustain human life beyond News
Oct
06
2017

Mines alumni lend their skills to U.S. 6-19th Street project

When James Sapegin moved into Mines Park his sophomore year, the walk to class wasn’t a particularly inviting one. Standing between the apartment complex and main Colorado School of Mines campus were four lanes of cars zipping by at 50-60 miles per News

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