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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
Feb
01
2017

Mines hosts NSF-funded workshop on underground resources, society

  A three-day NSF-sponsored workshop will bring to Mines 20 of the world’s top scholars focused on the societal aspects of mining and other extractive processes.   “STS Underground: Investigating the Technoscientific Worlds of Mining and News
Dec
30
2016

Andrea Blaine: the life of a true Oredigger

Andrea Christine Blaine, research assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and assistant director of WE²ST Research Center at Colorado School of Mines, passed away Thursday, December 22, after a five-year-battle with cancer.   News
Dec
13
2016

Alameda International HS students come to Mines to learn geology

  Students from Alameda International Junior/Senior High School visited Colorado School of Mines on December 7 as part of an outreach program aimed at connecting high schools with a diverse student body to Mines—with a focus on earth science. The News
Dec
06
2016

Pig Patrol wins CECS Senior Design

Pig Patrol, a team of seven mechanical engineering seniors at Colorado School of Mines, received first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Fall Senior Design Trade Fair on December 1, 2016. They designed an integrated News
Dec
02
2016

New environmental chamber opens the door for HVAC research

Did you know that buildings use about three-quarters of the total electricity generated in the United States? And that during the summer months, buildings cooling systems account for about 50 percent of the electricity peak demand?These were the News

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