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May
07
2019

Capstone students design "Swiss arm" for injured veteran

A team of Colorado School of Mines students spent their senior year designing a “Swiss arm” for a U.S. Navy veteran who lost part of all four of his limbs while serving in Afghanistan. Taylor Morris asked the Capstone Design team to incorporate four 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
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
03
2019

When humans settle on Mars, houses could be 3D-printed

When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge, pitting teams from industry and academia to design and 3D-print habitats using materials News
Apr
01
2019

Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase set for April 25

  An accident reconstruction vehicle for the Colorado Highway Patrol, a 3D-printed habitat for astronauts on Mars and a public restroom for the Mount Everest trekking route are among the student design projects that will be on display at this 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
Aug
20
2018

Mines launches 5 new degree programs with 2018-19 term

Colorado School of Mines welcomed back students for the first day of classes today and officially launched five new degree programs. Click on the links below to learn more about all the new degree offerings for the 2018-2019 academic year.  News
Jul
25
2018

Students partner with GoFarm to improve local food access

A geographic information system tool designed by Colorado School of Mines students is helping improve access to healthy, local food in Jefferson County. It started as an EPICS II project in 2017, but the partnership with GoFarm, a Golden-based News
Jun
14
2018

New cohort of Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows named

Six Colorado School of Mines professors have been named Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 school year. Each professor will receive $5,000 to integrate ethics into their courses, developing lessons, modules or projects that feature News
Mar
13
2018

Mines to offer flexible Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Colorado School of Mines is launching a new, broad-based Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree this fall that integrates the strength of a Mines technical degree with the flexibility to pursue individual interests and passions. This will be the News

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