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Jan
03
2018

Boyle part of team awarded $8M for algal biofuel research

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team that has been awarded $8 million over five years by the U.S Department of Energy to engineer a particular strain of alga to produce renewable biofuel. Nanette Boyle, assistant professor of News
Jan
02
2018

Contaminated water exposure study featured by multiple news outlets

A newly funded study of Colorado residents exposed to drinking water contaminated by firefighting foam used at a U.S. Air Force base was recently featured by multiple news outlets. Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado School of Mines in the News
Dec
22
2017

Mines team gets NASA funding for intelligent drilling system

An intelligent drilling system capable of characterizing materials as it drills into the lunar or Martian surface is under development at Colorado School of Mines. A team of three Mines professors, led by Jamal Rostami, Haddon/Alacer Gold Endowed News
Dec
21
2017

Raj Rawat named 2018 Executive in Residence

The 2018 Joe Eazor Executive in Residence Seminar Series hosted by the Division of Economics and Business’ Engineering and Technology Management Program will be led by author, speaker, consultant and innovator Raj Rawat. Open to all Mines students News
Dec
21
2017

Mines, ColoradoSPH to study contaminated water exposure

  Toxic chemicals from fire-fighting foams have contaminated water supplies in the towns of Fountain, Security and Widefield south of Colorado Springs, affecting at least 65,000 Coloradans Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at the News
Dec
20
2017

Palin contributes to paper on loss of Mars’ ancient oceans

Earth and Mars both possessed abundant surface water shortly after their formation, but unlike on Earth, where oceans still cover 70 percent of the planet, the Martian surface may have acted like a giant sponge, soaking up the water and trapping it News
Dec
15
2017

Outstanding fall graduates honored at commencement

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 15, conferring a total of 239 bachelor’s, 175 master’s and 63 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.   At the undergraduate ceremony, 11 students – each News
Dec
14
2017

Cornerstone Design projects propose novel ways to upcycle

A durable, easy-to-install roofing shingle made from waste ceramics and grocery store plastic bags was the top project at the Fall 2017 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 6. A total of 24 student teams from Intro to Design (EPIC 151) News
Dec
14
2017

Society of Women Engineers hosts midyear continuum

The Colorado School of Mines student section of the Society of Women Engineers celebrated graduating female students at its midyear Continuum on Wednesday, December 13. The Continuum is a biannual event held at the end of the fall and spring News
Dec
14
2017

Mines president on team that wins ESTCP Project of the Year

Colorado School of Mines President Paul C. Johnson was part of a team of researchers recently honored for the top environmental restoration project of the year by the U.S. Department of Defense’s environmental technology demonstration and validation News

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