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Aug
20
2012

'M' Climb starts off the new semester

Mines students kicked off the fall 2012 semester on Aug. 20 with the annual 'M' Climb, a tradition dating back to 1908. The students carried 10-pound rocks to the university's iconic mountainside 'M' on Mt. Zion before whitewashing the landmark -- News
Aug
17
2012

Students return to campus housing

Suitcases and boxes in tow, students returned to campus housing Aug. 17, the official move-in day at Colorado School of Mines. The incoming class will set a number of university records, including the highest SAT and ACT scores, largest number of News
Aug
06
2012

Graduate leadership on a national scale

In the lobby of the Green Center at Mines, a nicely dressed graduate student described fatigue tests for wind turbine blades while pointing at a large poster filled with colorful diagrams. Nearby another student explained carbon isotope News
Aug
02
2012

Undergrad leadership through initiative

Sit down and talk with Mines undergraduate student Paul Levi Miller and you will notice right away he is very enthusiastic about science. “I like science a lot, but I also like science that can help people,” said Miller, a senior engineering physics News
Jul
18
2012

Marquez Hall nears completion

A smile sets in on Dr. Ramona Graves’ face as she gazes through the soaring panels of glass in the nearly finished lobby of Marquez Hall, the smell of fresh paint permeating as an electric saw whines from a distant hallway. “It just feels special,” News
Jul
18
2012

McBride Honors students visit China

Eleven Colorado School of Mines students are studying in China this month with the McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs. After two weeks of instensive Chinese language study at the Dalian University of Technology, the students visited Qufu, the News
Jul
10
2012

Mines students conduct Pagosa Springs geothermal study

The town of Pagosa Springs, Colo., depends on geothermal resources for tourism as well as a source of renewable energy -- a recent study by Colorado School of Mines’ geophysics students will aid officials there in further developing the region’s News
Jul
09
2012

Ethics, honestly

The hallway was empty when Professor Roel Snieder approached. “No Class Today” the sign on the door announced. But it wasn’t true. Snieder had not cancelled class. “Steam was coming out of my ears,” said Snieder, co-director of Mines’ Ethics Across News
Jun
21
2012

Mines grad student develops 'invisible joystick'

Check out this video of a robotics project created by a Mines graduate student last semester in the Mechanical Engineering Department: “The project assignment was open-ended and the main requirement was that it incorporate mechanical, electrical News

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