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Dec
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian News
Nov
13
2017

Mines Residence Life staff win major conference awards

Colorado School of Mines residence life staff took home multiple major awards from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls Regional Leadership Conference, held Nov. 3-6 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mines received the News
Nov
09
2017

Serving the community through community solar

Colorado School of Mines students are helping make solar power more accessible to low-income Coloradans. The Mines Energy Club recently volunteered with GRID Alternatives to help build two community solar arrays, one in Fort Collins and the other News
Nov
06
2017

Explore global cuisine, culture at International Day Nov. 18

Colorado School of Mines has long attracted the best and brightest STEM students from around the world. Today, more than 70 countries are represented on campus – a fact that will be celebrated Nov. 18 at International Day, a fun-filled evening of News
Nov
01
2017

Graduate student honored as 2017 Champion of Energy

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student was among the honorees at the 2017 Champions of Energy reception hosted by American Petroleum Institute, Colorado Petroleum Council, Energy Nation, Denver Petroleum Club and ConocoPhillips. Christopher News
Oct
30
2017

Society of Women Engineers section wins multiple awards

Colorado School of Mines – home of the largest collegiate section of the Society of Women Engineers in the nation – was recognized with multiple awards at WE17, SWE’s annual convention Oct. 26-28 in Austin, Texas. Paige Bowling, a fifth-year student News
Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News
Oct
12
2017

Mines students get an insider's view on Korea

Colorado School of Mines students received an insider’s view of the brewing crisis between the United States and North Korea when they video-conferenced with an American scholar who just returned from the Korean peninsula.   Professor Mitchell News
Oct
11
2017

Himalayan Oktoberfest to raise funds for Nepal service project

Every year, 26,500 pounds of human waste are generated in the Everest Base Camp region of Nepal. Public sanitation in the Khumbu Valley is lacking, however, and without proper receptacles, much of the trash and other waste generated by foreign News
Oct
02
2017

Tiny House excited to show off progress at Solar Decathlon

It may be tiny, but a 220-square-foot house under construction on the Colorado School of Mines campus is about to find itself in front of a big audience.  The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House will be on display at the U.S. Department of News

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