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May
09
2018

Shorey discusses volcanic activity in Hawaii with Fox31 Denver

Christian Shorey, teaching professor of geology and geological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, visited Hawaii's Kilauea volcano last summer and discussed the recent eruption that has already destroyed at least 35 structures with KDVR Fox31 Mines in the News
May
09
2018

Protonic ceramic fuel cells are highly durable, fuel flexible

Protonic ceramic fuel cells could one day be used to power off-the-grid cabins in remote locations, backup generators during natural disasters and more.   In the first long-term study of its kind, researchers from Colorado School of Mines have shown News
May
08
2018

Fleckenstein named 2018 Mines Inventor of the Year

Will Fleckenstein, director of strategic relationships and enterprises for the College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering, has been named the 2018 Colorado School of Mines Inventor of the Year.   Fleckenstein, a non-tenure-track faculty News
May
08
2018

Mines ranked second for return on investment by Money

Colorado School of Mines was ranked second in the nation on Money's list of public four-year colleges and universities with the highest return on tuition investment 20 years after graduation. According to Money, Mines graduates saw a $949,000 return Mines in the News
May
08
2018

Paul Morgan interviewed by Vice Media's Motherboard about Mars InSight instrument

Paul Morgan, senior geothermal geologist at the Colorado Geological Survey, was recently interviewed by Motherboard, a Vice Media website focused on tech and science news, about the Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3) that was aboard the Mines in the News
May
08
2018

Mine sensor network wins Newmont Innovation Challenge

  An integrated sensor network designed for active real-time monitoring of mine structures and accurate location of personnel and equipment won the top prize at the 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation Challenge.   Point Mine Innovations won a $2,500 News
May
08
2018

Lange discusses mine mouth operations, Westmoreland Coal Co. with Wyoming Public Media

Ian Lange, assistant professor of economics and business at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by Wyoming Public Media about a potential Westmoreland Coal Co. bankruptcy and the company's mine-mouth operations.  From the story: Ian Mines in the News
May
07
2018

Mines professors propose novel system to purify natural gas

Fundamental researchers at Colorado School of Mines have proposed a novel two-part system for separating impurities from natural gas in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, from AIP Publishing. Natural gas primarily contains methane, but News
May
04
2018

Marvin, Blaster celebrate College Friday on 9News Denver

Marvin the Miner and Blaster the Burro, the mascots of Colorado School of Mines, joined their friends on 9News Denver to celebrate College Friday on May 4. Launched in 2006 by College in Colorado, College Friday celebrates the importance of higher Mines in the News
May
04
2018

Mines to compete in 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa

An international team led by Colorado School of Mines has been accepted to compete in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa in Morocco. Mines students will work hand in hand with students from Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Politecnico di Torino in News

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