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Oct
18
2017

Mines alum George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders ‘81 has won one of the most prestigious awards in English literature, the Man Booker Prize, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo.” Saunders studied geophysics at Colorado School of Mines, working after graduation as a field News
Oct
18
2017

Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden to give lecture Oct. 23

Astronaut Al Worden, one of only 24 humans to fly to the moon, will recount his experience as the Apollo 15 command module pilot during a public lecture Oct. 23 at Colorado School of Mines. Worden flew alongside Commander Dave Scott and lunar module News
Oct
17
2017

Mines featured on Popular Mechanics' Top Science and Tech Colleges list

Popular Mechanics recently chose Colorado School of Mines as its top science and tech college in the Rocky Mountain region. Labeled "The Most Eccentric Engineering School in the West," Mines was one of seven universities across the U.S. and Canada Mines in the News
Oct
16
2017

De Moor wins AIST Kent D. Peaslee Junior Faculty Award

A Colorado School of Mines professor has received a junior faculty award dedicated to young investigators interested in the iron and steel industry. Emmanuel De Moor, an assistant professor in the Mines Advanced Steel Processing and Products News
Oct
16
2017

Mines professors connected to landmark cosmic discovery

Astronomers and astrophysicists worldwide are celebrating a landmark discovery: For the first time, scientists have not only detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – from the collision of two neutron stars but also follow-up signals News
Oct
16
2017

Mines professor’s Op-Ed published in The New York Times

Ken Osgood, professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, recently contributed to The New York Times opinion section. His essay, "The C.I.A.'s Fake News Campaign," was published Oct. 13. Osgood, who holds a PhD in Mines in the News
Oct
13
2017

Mines awarded DOE funding for proton-conducting ceramics

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded a three-year U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop a method for transforming solar and wind power into a highly transportable, carbon-neutral liquid fuel. Neal Sullivan, associate News
Oct
12
2017

Mines students get an insider's view on Korea

Colorado School of Mines students received an insider’s view of the brewing crisis between the United States and North Korea when they video-conferenced with an American scholar who just returned from the Korean peninsula.   Professor Mitchell News
Oct
12
2017

Mines research on carbon capture and storage featured in Nature

Jennifer Wilcox, associate professor and interim head of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, was quoted in a recent article about carbon capture and storage published in Nature. In the article " Mines in the News
Oct
11
2017

Himalayan Oktoberfest to raise funds for Nepal service project

Every year, 26,500 pounds of human waste are generated in the Everest Base Camp region of Nepal. Public sanitation in the Khumbu Valley is lacking, however, and without proper receptacles, much of the trash and other waste generated by foreign News

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