Showing 'Faculty' 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
07
2016

Snieder guides faculty and staff toward work-life harmony


Geophysics Professor and Interim Department Head Roel Snieder has coauthored “The Joy of Science: Seven Principles of Scientists Seeking Happiness, Harmony, and Success,” a book focused on helping scientists have a productive and fulfilling career 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
14
2016

Shaking Up Wood Building Construction

As the population in U.S. urban communities continues to grow exponentially, so does the demand for appropriate housing and office space. Typically, in large urban areas this means building residential and commercial units that are up to 20 stories News
Oct
11
2016

Mines hosts film screening and forum on High Plains Aquifer

[Updated Oct. 31] The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with the American Geosciences Institute to host a series of events on the Mines campus that focused on the High Plains Aquifer. A free film screening of News
Oct
10
2016

Taylor's research, mentorship celebrated as he retires

Students, faculty and staff paid tribute to the numerous accomplishments of Physics Professor P. Craig Taylor at Colorado School of Mines, in a retirement celebration held at the Geology Museum Friday, Sept. 23. Taylor joined Mines in 2005 after 23 News
Oct
05
2016

Mines ranked second in the nation for high-quality professors

Colorado School of Mines was ranked second in the nation by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking for schools that do the best in combining scholarly research with classroom instruction. The article, “Great Research, Great News
Oct
04
2016

Crowdfunding arrives at Mines

Crowdfunding is the fastest growing form of fundraising on a national basis, and Mines is on the cutting edge as one of a small number of universities who have launched platforms. On October 4, the university launched its exclusive crowdfunding News
Oct
03
2016

Gov. Hickenlooper kicks off CO Manufacturing Month at ADAPT

ADAPT team members celebrate the Governor's proclamation, naming October Colorado Manufacturing Month.Left to right: Aaron Stebner, Katie Woslager, Governor John Hickenlooper, Brandan Kappes, Mickele Bragg, Sumer Sorensen-Bain,Heidi Hostetter,  News

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