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Jun
28
2019

Apollopalooza to feature talks from two Mines professors

Two Colorado School of Mines professors are among the Apollo-era legends, astronauts, business leaders, innovators and thought leaders who will be speaking at Apollopalooza, Colorado’s weeklong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 News
Jun
27
2019

Palm tree-inspired wind turbine being tested in Colorado

The future of wind turbines is just a drive down the road from the Colorado School of Mines campus.  The scaled-down prototype soon to begin operational testing at the National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, though, takes its inspiration from a News
Jun
24
2019

Mines professor discusses future career opportunities - in space - with Digital Trends

Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources at Colorado School of Mines, was featured in a recent article on the tech news site Digital Trends about future employment opportunities beyond Earth. Mines is home to the world's first Mines in the News
Jun
20
2019

Mines highlighted in Forbes article on “How to Fix Higher Education”

On June 19, Colorado School of Mines was called out as an example of an institution that is being deliberate about how it delivers value and serves students—and the world. “Thriving institutions have created a distinctive mission and focus on active Mines in the News
Jun
19
2019

Groundwater pumping has reduced U.S. stream flows

Groundwater pumping in the last century has contributed as much as 50 percent to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers, according to new research by hydrologists at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Arizona.  Streams, lakes and News
Jun
19
2019

Energy transition creating new rivalries, winners and losers

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute of Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines, was the co-author of a recent commentary piece in the journal Nature exploring the geopolitics of the energy transition. The article, “Model and manage News
Jun
18
2019

Rockefeller data initiative aims to transform electricity systems

$3.8 Million Grant from The Rockefeller Foundation Will Enable Top Researchers at Four Leading Universities – including Colorado School of Mines – to Use Enhanced Data Modeling to Transform Electricity Systems in Emerging Economies AMSTERDAM (June News
Jun
18
2019

VIDEO: Ramona Graves reflects on her Mines career, retirement

Ramona Graves PhD '82 reflects on a 40-year career in petroleum engineering and at Mines. Dr. Graves, vice provost for external initiatives and dean of earth resources and environmental programs, was awarded emeritus status in 2019.   News
Jun
17
2019

Advanced Energy Systems gets support from Sloan Foundation

Students in the new Advanced Energy Systems graduate program at Colorado School of Mines and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will have access to summer research opportunities, student-run seminars from global energy experts and more, thanks News
Jun
17
2019

VIDEO: The mystery of Mono Lake – why does it turn green?

Why does Mono Lake in California turn green? A Colorado School of Mines professor helped lead a graduate student training course that got to the bottom of that question (and the lake).  John R. Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering News

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