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Jun
08
2016

Mines receives $233K NSF grant to research plasma dynamics

GOLDEN, CO, June 8, 2016 —Applied Mathematics and Statistics Assistant Professor Stephen Pankavich has received a three-year research grant from the National Science Foundation for $233,775 to develop new analytical and computational methods of Press Release
May
09
2016

Best-selling author speaks on benefits of fossil fuels

GOLDEN, Colo., May 9, 2016 – The Mines chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) recently brought best-selling author Alex Epstein to campus. On April 26, 2016, as the 2nd annual AADE Keynote Speaker, Epstein delivered a talk News
Apr
27
2016

Mines, indigenous cultures discuss sustainable energy

Colorado School of Mines Department of Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa recently brought together two indigenous cultures from the United States and Bolivia to discuss development of natural resources. The Navajo Nation is a sovereign News
Apr
13
2016

Mines-led study breaks down two major climate change impacts on snowmelt-dominated watersheds

GOLDEN, Colo., April 13, 2016 – As snowpack dominated regions like the Rocky Mountains warm in a changing climate, researchers are increasingly trying to understand what will happen to water supplies for downstream users. A National Science Press Release
Feb
22
2016

Payne Institute for Earth Resources hosts energy, environmental policy conference Feb. 25-26

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 22, 2016 – The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines will host an Annual Conference, “Local Solutions to Global Problems: Designing Energy and Environmental Policy in an Interconnected World,” Feb. 25-26 Press Release
Feb
12
2016

Mines hosts discussion on impact of crude oil export ban lift

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 12, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines recently hosted a panel in conjunction with the Jeffco Energy Action Project, the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation, and Vital for Colorado, focused on the recent lift of the Press Release
Feb
09
2016

More industries represented during spring Career Day

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 9, 2016 –More than 2,200 students, graduate students and alumni met with more than 190 companies during Career Day Feb. 9. This event was the fourth largest spring collegiate career fair in Mines’ history. Attendees met with Press Release
Feb
03
2016

Mines researcher, NREL part of $3.56M study on wind energy

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 3, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Associate Professor Kathryn Johnson, who also holds a joint appointment as a scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), was one of Press Release
Dec
17
2015

Edgar Mine hosts subcommittee hearing on bipartisan mining reform legislation

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 17 –  The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held its first-ever legislative field hearing in a mine Dec. 14 regarding H.R. 3734, the “Mining Schools Enhancement Act,” at the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Mine in Idaho Press Release
Nov
13
2015

Mines leads hands-on science demos for K-6 students

Imagining cookie crumbs as dirt and gummy worms as organic matter, Colorado School of Mines students introduced elementary school students to the concept of oil and gas formation in one of several science demonstrations held during the 6th Annual News

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