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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
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

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