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Jan
11
2018

Tom Williams featured in Denver Post article about personal robots

An article in The Denver Post about a Boulder-based startup's new personal robot featured an interview with Tom Williams, assistant professor of computer science at Colorado School of Mines. Williams' research focuses on artificial intelligence for Mines in the News
Jan
11
2018

Glass shop featured by 9News Denver

The new glass shop in the Hill Hall Foundry was recently featured by 9News Denver. In the segment, gaffer Jake Ivy, a PhD student in materials science, demonstrates glassblowing techniques and talks about the art and science of making the beautiful Mines in the News
Jan
10
2018

Mines partnership with QL+ featured by multiple news outlets

A partnership between Colorado School of Mines and nonprofit Quality of Life Plus that is bringing Mines students together with injured veterans to to engineer custom solutions for specific mobility problems was recently featured by multiple news Mines in the News
Jan
09
2018

Tilton wins NSF CAREER award to model, improve feed spacers

Nils Tilton, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop a computational fluid dynamics model to improve efficient, low-energy options for wastewater News
Jan
08
2018

Tutoring program aims to grow future scientists, engineers

When Kate Smits was an engineering student at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, she struggled to find a mentor. She had great professors and a great experience overall. But she never found that mentor, that female engineer she could News
Jan
08
2018

Hike for Help service trip featured in The Himalayan Times

A group of Colorado School of Mines students traveled to Nepal over winter break to help build foot trails in the Mt. Everest region, and their service trip was featured in The Himalayan Times, an English-language newspaper in Nepal. The volunteers Mines in the News
Jan
08
2018

Maniloff interviewed by Los Angeles Times

A Los Angeles Times article about the Trump administration's plans to open coastal California waters to expanded drilling featured an interview with Peter Maniloff, assistant professor of economics and business at Colorado School of Mines. From the Mines in the News
Jan
05
2018

Mines, nonprofit QL+ join forces to help injured veterans

The non-profit organization Quality of Life Plus (QL+) donated $50,000 to enhance a lab at Colorado School of Mines where students work exclusively to develop adaptive equipment to solve mobility challenges posed by veterans and first responders who News
Jan
04
2018

Student-designed solar system park gets funding commitment

A solar system learning park designed by a group of Mines students could soon come to life in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood.   The students of Team Naztek designed the scaled solar system – with an interactive sundial representing the News
Jan
03
2018

Graduate student receives NAGT Outstanding TA Award

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student has been honored with the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Outstanding TA Award. William Kyle Blount, a PhD student in hydrology, was nominated for the award by Terri Hogue, professor of civil News

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