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May
03
2017

Team DiggerLoop wins CECS Senior Design

Team DiggerLoop, a group of 14 mechanical and electrical engineering seniors at the Colorado School of Mines, was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences (CECS) Spring Senior Design Trade Fair on April 27, 2017. News
May
02
2017

Rath award winners tackle alternative energy sources

Two Colorado School of Mines PhD students whose theses both take on the challenges of using alternative energy sources have been awarded the Dr. Bhakta Rath and Sushama Rath Research Award, given for dissertations that demonstrate the greatest News
May
01
2017

Mines students win SPE's health, safety, environment challenge

Colorado School of Mines petroleum engineering students took first place in the Student Challenge Contest held as part of the 2017 Society of Petroleum Engineers Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility (HSSE-SR)—North News
Apr
28
2017

Mines promotes women in STEM

A group of faculty and students from the Colorado School of Mines partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver to promote women in STEM on Saturday, April 15. The group, which included representatives from several different News
Apr
24
2017

Mines students band together to build earthquake resistant homes

Colorado School of Mines students have teamed up with architecture students from the University of San Francisco in the Gabion Band Ring Beam Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to test and evaluate masonry home designs and their resistance News
Apr
21
2017

Society of Petroleum Engineers Joint Session brings SPE President to campus

The Colorado School of Mines chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers hosted its annual Joint Session on April 12, 2017, bringing together Mines students, faculty, alumni and oil and gas industry professionals from across Colorado.  The speaker News
Apr
18
2017

Geological engineering master’s student in Guatemala on Fulbright

  David LaPorte, a master’s student in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, is working to help mitigate landslide risk in communities in Guatemala thanks to a Fulbright grant.    In 2015, a devastating landslide in a Guatemala City News
Apr
17
2017

Mines recognizes innovation and entrepreneurship

A team of first-year students took the $25,000 top prize in an annual challenge sponsored by Newmont Mining Corporation for a product inspired by a popular comic book hero, while an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering was News
Apr
13
2017

Mines team prepares for Solar Decathlon with a tiny house

A group of Colorado School of Mines undergraduate students have spent nearly two years preparing for a competition to build a home that generates as much energy as it consumes, and their work is about to pay off in a “tiny” way.   Mines Tiny House, News
Apr
12
2017

Students Give Back to Golden at the Helluva Service Event

More than 300 Mines students volunteered at the Helluva Service Event on April 8, 2017. Students worked on nearly 50 community projects including gardening and spreading mulch and gravel to help local groups like the Table Mountain Garden Club. The News

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