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Jun
12
2017

Student Life recognizes outstanding staff and programs

The Division of Student Life recognized exceptional staff and programs at its annual awards presentation at Marv Kay Stadium on June 7, 2017. The Student Life Annual Awards luncheon highlights top performers who are nominated by their peers. More News
Jun
08
2017

Mines announces new graduate dean

Colorado School of Mines has appointed a dean of graduate studies, who will lead efforts to strengthen research-based graduate programs, increase the university's international student population and promote professional master's and certificate News
Jun
07
2017

Physics students share love of science with high-schoolers

Twenty members of the Society of Physics Students at Colorado School of Mines shared their love of physics with students at Pinnacle High School earlier this spring, encouraging them to pursue science and higher education with hands-on News
Jun
07
2017

Mines students design method for reducing mercury pollution

A team of Colorado School of Mines students have worked for the past year on a method to reduce the use mercury in small-scale gold mining and the resulting pollution, and recently presented their proposed solution to the Environmental Protection News
Jun
07
2017

Groundwater contamination research featured in Denver Post

A study of the effectivity of systems to filter contaminants from groundwater, led by Colorado School of Mines Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Christopher Higgins and published in the journal Environmental Science and Mines in the News
Jun
06
2017

Mines researchers find newly discovered fluorinated chemicals more difficult to filter from water

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has found that the activated carbon filtration systems currently being used to remove highly fluorinated chemicals such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from drinking News
Jun
05
2017

Mines appoints director to the WISEM Program

The newly appointed director of the Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics (WISEM) Program at Colorado School of Mines is working to bolster campus partnerships that will help expand opportunities for students, foster a safe and inclusive News
Jun
01
2017

Materials researchers achieve breakthrough for solar cells

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in materials science is the lead author of a paper featured on the cover of Advanced Electronic Materials that details a breakthrough in the development of a material for solar cells. Angela Fioretti’s “Solar News
Jun
01
2017

Tom Gennett named new head of Chemistry Department

A veteran scientist with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory with two decades of experience in academia has been named the new head of the Department of Chemistry at Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Thomas Gennett will join Mines after nine years News
May
30
2017

Mines enters agreement with GERENS on mining engineering

On May 22, 2017, the Colorado School of Mines entered into a memorandum of understanding with GERENS Graduate School in Peru.  Mines President Paul Johnson and GERENS President Armando Gallegos Monteagudo were in attendance to sign the document. The News

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