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Feb
11
2019

Mineral collection worth $3.2M donated to Geology Museum

  A show-stopping collection of minerals valued at $3.2 million has been donated to the Mines Geology Museum.   The 27 specimens — remarkable for their pristine condition, color and crystal form — come from the personal collection of Eric Long, an News
Feb
11
2019

French instructor named Knight in Order of the Academic Palms

Megan Diercks, a French instructor at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the rank of chevalier by the Order of French Academic Palms. The highest nonmilitary honor that a noncitizen can receive from the French government, the Palmes News
Feb
11
2019

Space resources research highlighted in The Denver Post

The Center for Space Resources at Colorado School of Mines was recently highlighted in The Denver Post as part of an article about proposed federal legislation to create a NASA-led Space Resources Institute.  The Space Resources Institute Act, Mines in the News
Feb
07
2019

Yu wins NSF CAREER award for interlayer alloy design

Zhenzhen Yu, assistant professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for work to accelerate the design of interlayer alloys for use in the joining of News
Feb
07
2019

Researchers tackle big data to help Syrian refugees in Turkey

A Colorado School of Mines professor of mining engineering is part of a team whose proposal for using big data to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey has won a prize in an international competition.   H. Sebnem Duzgun, Fred News
Feb
06
2019

Higgins' perfluorochemical research featured in Nature

Chris Higgins, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently featured in a news article in the journal Nature about his and other scientists' work to trace perfluorochemicals in the environment Mines in the News
Feb
05
2019

Mines leading effort to develop continental water model for all

  Hydrologists and computer scientists at 7 U.S. institutions led by Colorado School of Mines are teaming up to increase access to state-of-the-science water modeling tools.   Understanding the movement and availability of water locally and across News
Feb
01
2019

Mines notches top-10 finish in NSA Codebreaker Challenge

Colorado School of Mines students hacked their way to a top-10 finish in one of the most important cybersecurity competitions in the nation. Twenty Mines students participated in the 2018 NSA Codebreaker Challenge, which ran from the end of News
Jan
24
2019

Mines students honored for commitment to diversity

  Two Mines students were recognized this week for their outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion on campus.   Leah Reeder, a junior majoring in applied mathematics and statistics, and Peter Weddle, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, News
Jan
24
2019

Camp discusses surge in student demand for computer science courses with The New York Times

Tracy Camp, professor and head of the Computer Science Department at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by The New York Times about the national surge in student demand for computer science courses and how universities are dealing Mines in the News

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