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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
16
2012

Mines’ largest freshman class ever to whitewash mountainside M

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 16, 2012 – In a tradition dating back to 1908, Colorado School of Mines students will kick off the new school year by carrying 10-pound rocks to the top of Mt. Zion and whitewashing the university’s iconic mountainside “M” on Aug Press Release
Aug
13
2012

7 News features a record-setting fundraising year for Mines

Colorado School of Mines reported a record-setting year for fundraising with more than $32.5 million in private contributions. 7 News Denver featured the story. Read more about the private contributions to Mines here.   Mines in the News
Aug
10
2012

Golden Transcript features humanitarian efforts of former Mines quarterback

"It was some four years ago that David Pesek and Mike Kmita shared an experience that was both educational and life-changing. The pair was among eight individuals from Colorado who traveled to Afghanistan to help build a school and a clinic in a Mines in the News
Aug
07
2012

Colorado School of Mines reports record-breaking fundraising year

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 7, 2012 – More than $32.5 million in private contributions made the fiscal year ending June 30 the most successful fundraising year in Colorado School of Mines’ 138-year history. Nearly 3,500 donors made gifts in 2011-2012, Press Release
Aug
06
2012

Hitting paydirt

Exploration geologists can devote entire careers to searching for undiscovered mineral deposits without ever chalking up a find. But for those who do, it’s tremendously rewarding, and many go on to more discoveries. Seated atop a glistening, rock- 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
06
2012

Newsweek ranks Mines no. 10 in list of most affordable schools

Newsweek ranked Colorado School of Mines no. 10 in its list of the 25 most affordable schools in the nation. The ranking was derived from debt, total cost, financial aid and future earnings. Mines in the 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
Aug
01
2012

9News features the Technology Academy hosted by Mines

  9News features the Technology Academy, an initiative to get low-income students interested in science and math. The Bridge Project organized the Technology Academy in conjunction with Colorado School of Mines. Mines in the News

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