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Jul
17
2017

300 K-12 computer science educators come to Mines

More than 300 K-12 educators are at Colorado School of Mines this week as part of an effort to get computer science curriculum into more classrooms nationwide. CSPd Week, the only cross-curricular computer science professional development event of News
Jul
17
2017

Shake table tests featured on 10News San Diego

A research team led by Colorado School of Mines Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Shiling Pei is in California this summer, conducting earthquake tests on a two-story wooden building on the world's largest outdoor shake-table. The researchers Mines in the News
Jul
14
2017

Pei leads team simulating 6.7 earthquakes on massive shake-table

Engineering researchers are putting an innovative two-story structure made of cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels through a series of seismic tests to gather scientific data that will enable design of mass timber buildings that can survive large News
Jul
12
2017

Mines' NASA Mars Ice Challenge team featured on 9News

A Colorado School of Mines student team that took second place in a NASA competition to design and build a system to extract water from Mars' subsurface was featured on 9News. The team, one of only eight finalists in the NASA Mars Ice Challenge, had Mines in the News
Jul
12
2017

McCray elected Fellow of Geological Society of America

John E. McCray, professor and head of Colorado School of Mines’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a global professional organization with more than 26,000 members in News
Jul
12
2017

Maniloff contributes to 9News story on U.S. Climate Alliance

Division of Economics and Business Assistant Professor Peter Maniloff contributed to 9News story, “Colorado joins other states in U.S. Climate Alliance.” Maniloff weighs in on whether Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s plan is possible and what Mines in the News
Jul
11
2017

Mines student sets sail to study remote marine ecosystems

A Colorado School of Mines student sailed across the Pacific Ocean to conduct research near the remote Phoenix Islands. Nicholas Rummel, a rising senior in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, participated in an eight-week program News
Jul
07
2017

Mines team takes second in NASA Mars Ice Challenge

Colorado School of Mines took second place in a NASA competition to design and build a system for extracting water from Mars’ subsurface, and learned plenty of lessons along the way. The Mars Ice Challenge, which had its final competition June 13 to News
Jul
06
2017

Sixth-graders tour Geology Museum and trail, Tiny House

About 160 sixth-grade students from the Denver School of Science and Technology’s College View campus visited Colorado School of Mines on June 28 in a trip organized by the Critical Materials Institute. In addition to touring the Geology Museum and News
Jul
03
2017

Looking back on 25 years of the 'deep hot biosphere'

Two Colorado School of Mines microbiologists have coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that examines the widespread impact of a paper, published a quarter-century ago, suggesting that microbial life exists up News

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