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Oct
11
2017

Graduate student selected for NASA research fellowship

A graduate student at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded a NASA research fellowship to study the use of electrochemical technology to convert the carbon dioxide found in Mars’ atmosphere into methane fuel to help sustain human life beyond News
Oct
10
2017

Mines Tiny House featured on ABC Denver 7

Mines Tiny House, the solar-powered, net-zero energy tiny house being built by Colorado School of Mines students, was recently featured on ABC Denver 7. The 220-square-foot dwelling is on display at the 2017 Solar Decathlon in Denver through Oct. 15 Mines in the News
Oct
09
2017

Improvements to U.S. 6-19th Street interchange featured in the Golden Transcript

The new U.S.6-19th Street interchange was the subject of a recent story in the Golden Transcript. The City of Golden held a grand opening Oct. 1 of the new parkland "lid" that greatly improves the connectivity between Mines Park and the main Mines in the News
Oct
06
2017

Mines alumni lend their skills to U.S. 6-19th Street project

When James Sapegin moved into Mines Park his sophomore year, the walk to class wasn’t a particularly inviting one. Standing between the apartment complex and main Colorado School of Mines campus were four lanes of cars zipping by at 50-60 miles per News
Oct
06
2017

Fryrear Chairs for Innovation and Excellence announced

A new faculty chairship endowed by Colorado School of Mines alumnus Ben Fryrear to recognize and support highly accomplished faculty members driving institutional change at Mines has its first two awardees. Kamini Singha, professor of geology and News
Oct
05
2017

Hydraulic fracturing wastewater analysis findings featured in Greeley Tribune

A Colorado School of Mines doctoral student's recently published findings on hydraulic fracturing wastewater analysis were featured in The Greeley Tribune. Karl Oetjen, a doctoral candidate studying hydrology at Mines, was one of the lead authors on Mines in the News
Oct
05
2017

Mines research on carbon capture featured in Science

A Colorado School of Mines study exploring carbon capture in industry was featured in a September issue of Science magazine.   Peter Psarras, a postdoctoral research in the Department of Chemical and Biological engineering, published the paper “ News
Oct
04
2017

Packard awarded NSF funding for TOF-SIMS instrument

Colorado School of Mines will soon be home to a state-of-the-art instrument for the chemical analysis of materials at very small scales and concentrations, with particular application to materials that are sensitive to air.   Corinne Packard, News
Oct
03
2017

Illangasekare elected to Sri Lanka's academy of sciences

Tissa Illangasekare, AMAX Distinguished Chair of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka. NASSL is News
Oct
03
2017

Mines symposium tackles Flint water crisis

Colorado School of Mines is hosting a film screening, panel discussion and keynote speaker in a two-day symposium on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with the Hennebach Program in the News

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