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Apr
23
2012

Spring break a time to give back

GOLDEN, Colo. - March 12, 2012 – During a week many students head to beaches for a little R & R, nearly two dozen Mines students lent a hand in three community service projects in the Denver metro area. “This is one of the best things I could do News
Apr
20
2012

Businessweek calls Mines 'biggest bargain'

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 9, 2012 – Bloomberg Businessweek described Colorado School of Mines as the “biggest bargain” in its recent list of colleges and universities that “pack a return on investment punch.” Businessweek analyzed salary data from News
Apr
20
2012

Reuters highlights the high demand for Mines students

"When Travis Howard started his degree at the Colorado School of Mines four years ago he decided to pursue a double major in mechanical engineering and metallurgy to give himself the best chance of landing a high-paying job when he graduated." ... Mines in the News
Apr
20
2012

7 News Denver highlights the recent Payscale.com numbers putting Mines at #14 nationally in terms of return on investment

"The Colorado School of Mines has made a national list of schools with the best returns on investment. According to PayScale, Mines ranks No. 14." ... Mines in the News
Apr
20
2012

Matt Liberatore's YouTube Fridays was featured in ASEE's Advances in Engineering Education journal

"YouTube Fridays devotes a small fraction of class time to student-selected videos related to the course topic, e.g., thermodynamics. The students then write and solve a homework-like problem based on the events in the video. Three recent pilots Mines in the News
Apr
20
2012

Jeff Andrews-Hanna was quoted in Nature.com about water on Mars

"The debate began when nineteenth-century Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli thought he saw water-filled canali, or channels, on the red planet: just how wet was Mars? “This is a pendulum that has been swinging back and forth,” says Jeff Mines in the News
Apr
20
2012

Former Intel CEO to deliver Mines commencement address

GOLDEN, Colo., April 16, 2012 – Craig Barrett, retired chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Intel Corporation, will deliver the spring 2012 Colorado School of Mines commencement address. The 138th annual commencement will begin at 9 Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Payscale ranks Mines top public school for return on investment

GOLDEN, Colo., April 13, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines is the top ranked public university in terms of return on investment in Payscale.com's 2012 "Colleges Worth Your Investment" list. Payscale.com found the 30-year return on investment for an Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Two professors receive NSF CAREER awards

GOLDEN, Colo., April 11, 2012 – Two assistant professors in the Colorado School of Mines Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Zizhong Chen and Michael Wakin, have been awarded National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Mines heading into 'E-pocalypse' March 29-31

GOLDEN, Colo., March 21, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines will celebrate an apocalyptic-themed E-Days March 29-31.   Mines students will participate in the traditional ore cart pull on foot from Golden to Denver down Colfax Avenue to the state Press Release

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