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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
Jul
25
2012

Frontline interviews Mines expert

Associate Professor Ron Cohen was interviewed for a Frontline documentary examining the controversy surrounding the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Mines in the News
Jul
23
2012

Fighting fire with fine water mist

This portable fire extinguisher is lightweight, inexpensive, non-toxic, recyclable, uses water more efficiently and is less damaging to structures and electronics than a typical sprinkler system.  “From the outset Mines has been a leader in water News
Jul
18
2012

Marquez Hall nears completion

A smile sets in on Dr. Ramona Graves’ face as she gazes through the soaring panels of glass in the nearly finished lobby of Marquez Hall, the smell of fresh paint permeating as an electric saw whines from a distant hallway. “It just feels special,” News
Jul
18
2012

McBride Honors students visit China

Eleven Colorado School of Mines students are studying in China this month with the McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs. After two weeks of instensive Chinese language study at the Dalian University of Technology, the students visited Qufu, the News
Jul
17
2012

Mines geology professor to direct NSF Division of Earth Sciences

GOLDEN, Colo., July 17, 2012 – Wendy Harrison, Colorado School of Mines professor of geology and geological engineering, has been named division director for the National Science Foundation’s Division of Earth Sciences in the Directorate for Press Release
Jul
16
2012

Computer models tell watery Martian history

In 2001 NASA sent its Opportunity rover to Mars in search of evidence for water in the planet's past. The mission was successful, finding rocks containing salt that formed in a watery environment roughly 3.7 billion years ago, including the recent News
Jul
13
2012

Nature examines rare earth industry, interviews Mines expert

Nature interviews Corby Anderson, a metallurgical engineer at Mines, for a piece examining Japanese and Vietnamese efforts to break China's near monopoly on the rare earth industry. Mines in the News
Jul
10
2012

Mines students conduct Pagosa Springs geothermal study

The town of Pagosa Springs, Colo., depends on geothermal resources for tourism as well as a source of renewable energy -- a recent study by Colorado School of Mines’ geophysics students will aid officials there in further developing the region’s News
Jul
09
2012

Ethics, honestly

The hallway was empty when Professor Roel Snieder approached. “No Class Today” the sign on the door announced. But it wasn’t true. Snieder had not cancelled class. “Steam was coming out of my ears,” said Snieder, co-director of Mines’ Ethics Across News

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