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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
Nov
13
2015

Mines unveils electric vehicle charging stations, receives EV Wired Workplace Award

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 13, 2015 – In a move designed to help make it more convenient for members of the Colorado School of Mines community to choose environmentally-friendly modes of transportation for their commute, the university has installed Press Release
Oct
30
2015

Mines groundwater research looks at tectonic stress

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 30, 2015 – Research co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Associate Professor Kamini Singha that impacts the understanding of how tectonic stresses affect weathering, appears in the Oct. 30 issue of Science magazine. Co- Press Release
Oct
09
2015

Mines founding sponsor of the National Academies Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines is a founding sponsor of the newly-formed National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable, a neutral forum that aims to assist in informing Press Release
Oct
01
2015

$1.9M DOE award will allow Mines researchers to help develop efficient, affordable solar power plant technology

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Rob Braun and collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (lead institution), FlowServe, Sandia National Labs, and the National Press Release
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Sep
16
2015

Meet 6 Female Engineers from Mines Class of 2019

Colorado School of Mines has a long tradition of women pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields – dating back to 1898 when Florence Caldwell was the first woman to graduate with a degree in civil engineering.  News
Sep
08
2015

3 reasons your GE professor is into more than just rocks

“What is it you think you’re gonna find? Boredom sets into the boring mind.”  - Lars Ulrich, Metallica Weimer Distinguished Chair and Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology professor Lesli Wood isn’t a Metallica fan, but uses the song lyrics to explain News
Aug
27
2015

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the mine (365 8th Ave, Idaho Springs, CO).In the 1870s, the mine Press Release
Jul
23
2015

Powerful, efficient ceramic fuel cells could enable in-home production of electricity from natural gas

GOLDEN, Colo., July 23, 2015 – The development of affordable and efficient ceramic fuel cells that could be used to power homes, the culmination of five years worth of work by Colorado School of Mines researchers, is featured in the July 23 issue of Press Release

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