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Jun
20
2013

Future Help Wanted: STEM Knowledge Required

In the center of a clear plastic tub, small rocks formed a mound. With sixth graders gathered around the tub, Lyndsey Wright poured cool water over the rock mound. Next she poked small holes in a paper cup, put some blue food coloring in the bottom News
Jun
14
2013

Connecting the Pine Beetle Dots

By Todd Neff Forests across the Mountain West have gone orange and faded to gray. Since about the turn of the millennium, the mountain pine beetle’s appetite for lodgepole has killed off some four million acres of trees in Colorado and Wyoming alone News
Mar
05
2013

Mines hosts Petroleum Institute for design forum

The Fifth International Design Competition and Forum held earlier this year as part of a research initiative between Colorado School of Mines and The Petroleum Institute, of Abu Dhabi, UAE, aimed to develop curriculum and pedagogy for engineering News
Jan
21
2013

Mines kicks off week celebrating diversity

Colorado School of Mines kicked off Delta Days, a week celebrating and promoting diversity, January 21. The week began observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a faculty and staff breakfast. At the event, three members of the Mines community were News
Oct
22
2012

Marquez Hall: A Mines Milestone

Read more about Marquez Hall here. News
Aug
30
2012

College dean focuses on sustainable infrastructure

When Kevin Moore was a young associate professor at Idaho State University, he used to wear a tie to off-campus research team meetings. One day a colleague asked, “Kevin, why do you always wear a tie to these meetings?” Someone joked, “That’s News
Aug
06
2012

Hitting paydirt

Exploration geologists can devote entire careers to searching for undiscovered mineral deposits without ever chalking up a find. But for those who do, it’s tremendously rewarding, and many go on to more discoveries. Seated atop a glistening, rock- News
Jul
23
2012

Fighting fire with fine water mist

This portable fire extinguisher is lightweight, inexpensive, non-toxic, recyclable, uses water more efficiently and is less damaging to structures and electronics than a typical sprinkler system.  “From the outset Mines has been a leader in water News
Jul
06
2012

Venturing into the marketplace

Historically, Colorado School of Mines has been a leader in energy research and technology development. While that fact holds true, some of today’s researchers are forging new frontiers in areas not usually associated with Mines, including News

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