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Jul
11
2017

Mines student sets sail to study remote marine ecosystems

A Colorado School of Mines student is sailing across the Pacific Ocean to conduct research near the remote Phoenix Islands. Nicholas Rummel, a rising senior in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, is participating in an eight-week News
Jul
03
2017

Looking back on 25 years of the 'deep hot biosphere'

Two Colorado School of Mines microbiologists have coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that examines the widespread impact of a paper, published a quarter-century ago, suggesting that microbial life exists up News
Jun
29
2017

Mines hosts summer school on green chemistry, energy

Colorado School of Mines hosted the American Chemical Society’s 2017 Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy from June 21 to 26, giving students opportunities to explore potential solutions to global challenges. The weeklong News
Jun
27
2017

Wilcox recognized for research into carbon, mercury capture

A Colorado School of Mines associate professor of chemical and biological engineering has been recognized for her research into capturing mercury and carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants and preventing their release into the atmosphere. News
Jun
27
2017

Interdisciplinary research team receives ARMA award

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Marte Gutierrez, Petroleum Engineering Professor Azra Tutuncu and alumnus Luke Frash have been awarded the 2017 Applied Rock Mechanics Research Award by the American Rock News
Jun
26
2017

Geology graduate student awarded research grants

Geology graduate student Rosemarie (Rosie) Fryer has been awarded two grants from national organizations for her research on the submarine lobe deposits of Point Loma in San Diego, California. Fryer received a $2,500 grant from the American News
Jun
13
2017

Hydrology graduate student wins DOE research award

Lauren Foster, a PhD student in the Hydrologic Science and Engineering Program at Colorado School of Mines, will spend next year researching the effects of climate change in complex terrain at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California as News
Jun
13
2017

Colorado Geological Survey wins Frye Award

The Association of American State Geologists announced that their annual John C. Frye Memorial Award for 2017 is granted to the Colorado Geological Survey and the staff members who authored the report The West Salt Creek Landslide: A Catastrophic News
May
30
2017

Mines enters agreement with GERENS on mining engineering

On May 22, 2017, the Colorado School of Mines entered into a memorandum of understanding with GERENS Graduate School in Peru.  Mines President Paul Johnson and GERENS President Armando Gallegos Monteagudo were in attendance to sign the document. The News
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

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