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May
26
2017

Researchers drill deep to unearth cause of 2004 Sumatra megaquake

These transformations caused the mineral bed to heat, pushing freshwater out of the mineral crystals up through the sediment layers. At first, this water would have softened the sediment, actually decreasing the risk of a big earthquake by allowing News
May
01
2017

Mines students win SPE's health, safety, environment challenge

Colorado School of Mines petroleum engineering students took first place in the Student Challenge Contest held as part of the 2017 Society of Petroleum Engineers Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility (HSSE-SR)—North News
Apr
21
2017

Society of Petroleum Engineers Joint Session brings SPE President to campus

The Colorado School of Mines chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers hosted its annual Joint Session on April 12, 2017, bringing together Mines students, faculty, alumni and oil and gas industry professionals from across Colorado.  The speaker News
Apr
18
2017

Geological engineering master’s student in Guatemala on Fulbright

  David LaPorte, a master’s student in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, is working to help mitigate landslide risk in communities in Guatemala thanks to a Fulbright grant.    In 2015, a devastating landslide in a Guatemala City News
Mar
24
2017

New student crowdfunding projects live on Gold Mine

Do you want to help make building the most fuel-efficient vehicle possible? Support the Mines Triathlon Team? With the launch of the spring semester Gold Mine crowdfunding projects there are eight Mines student causes to get behind, no matter where News
Mar
23
2017

Help Mines win energy case competition People’s Choice Award

Six Mines graduate students are competing in The Economist's Which MBA case competition, sponsored by NRG Energy, the leading integrated power company in the United States. NRG invited teams from universities across the world to submit a proposal News
Mar
15
2017

Geochemistry PhD candidate headed to France on Fulbright

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in geochemistry is headed to France later this year after receiving a Fulbright grant to analyze European river waters, compare them to North American samples and improve methods for detecting the presence of News
Mar
02
2017

Higgins, coauthors call for more research, limits on PFAS use

Four scientists from the US, Sweden and Switzerland, including an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, are calling for improved research into per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, creating safer News
Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News
Feb
02
2017

Mines students place third at Columbia Energy Symposium

Mineral and Energy Economics students Martin Kohn, Dov Quint, August Steinbeck, Muhammad Abdullah Khawar and Phillip Ruban placed third the Columbia University Energy Symposium case competition in New York City. Five Mines graduate students placed News

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