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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
Nov
21
2016

Mines hosts summit on mine remediation

The summit included panel discussions with stakeholders from multiple fields, mapping expectations for successful closures and creating a framework to guide better life-cycle management of active mines by learning from previous experiences. “The News
Nov
14
2016

Higgins wins 1.5M to investigate PFCs

The presence of highly fluorinated organic chemicals, sometimes referred to as PFCs or poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), in groundwater continues to be a pressing issue for communities in Colorado and throughout the country. Faculty at News
Nov
11
2016

Mines hikes to help Nepal

When approached to help with this project, Mines reacted without hesitation, and the community service trip filled up quickly, mostly with McBride Honors students who are eager to travel to Nepal and make a difference. “I am most looking forward to News
Nov
10
2016

Mines and Red Rocks CC to collaborate on industry safety training

The Colorado School of Mines Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety program has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Education Center at Red Rocks Community College to enhance the effectiveness and broaden the scope of their current training News
Nov
02
2016

Illangasekare wins international prize for groundwater research

Professor Illangasekare (far right) receives the PSIPW Award from U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Photo Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Congratulations to Tissa Illangasekare, distinguished chair and professor of civil and environmental News
Oct
25
2016

Mines tackles treating PFC-contaminated water

Colorado School of Mines has played a key role in identifying the problem of perfluorochemicals, sometimes called PFCs, in U.S. drinking water and their association with industrial sites, wastewater treatment plants and military fire training areas News

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