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Apr
20
2012

Matt Liberatore's YouTube Fridays was featured in ASEE's Advances in Engineering Education journal

"YouTube Fridays devotes a small fraction of class time to student-selected videos related to the course topic, e.g., thermodynamics. The students then write and solve a homework-like problem based on the events in the video. Three recent pilots Mines in the News
Apr
20
2012

Jeff Andrews-Hanna was quoted in Nature.com about water on Mars

"The debate began when nineteenth-century Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli thought he saw water-filled canali, or channels, on the red planet: just how wet was Mars? “This is a pendulum that has been swinging back and forth,” says Jeff Mines in the News
Apr
20
2012

Former Intel CEO to deliver Mines commencement address

GOLDEN, Colo., April 16, 2012 – Craig Barrett, retired chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Intel Corporation, will deliver the spring 2012 Colorado School of Mines commencement address. The 138th annual commencement will begin at 9 Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Payscale ranks Mines top public school for return on investment

GOLDEN, Colo., April 13, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines is the top ranked public university in terms of return on investment in Payscale.com's 2012 "Colleges Worth Your Investment" list. Payscale.com found the 30-year return on investment for an Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Two professors receive NSF CAREER awards

GOLDEN, Colo., April 11, 2012 – Two assistant professors in the Colorado School of Mines Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Zizhong Chen and Michael Wakin, have been awarded National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Mines heading into 'E-pocalypse' March 29-31

GOLDEN, Colo., March 21, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines will celebrate an apocalyptic-themed E-Days March 29-31.   Mines students will participate in the traditional ore cart pull on foot from Golden to Denver down Colfax Avenue to the state Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Mines graduate school ranks in U.S. News and World Report's annual list

GOLDEN, Colo., March 14, 2012 – Colorado School of Mines ranks 63rd in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 ranking of engineering graduate schools.   Several of Mines graduate engineering programs also were ranked including chemical engineering at Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Mines to host first artistic conference for science and technology universities

GOLDEN, Colo., March 14, 2012 – In an effort to promote a better relationship between art and science in higher education, Colorado School of Mines will host the inaugural Art in Science and Technology (ArtiST) conference, April 5 – 7 in Golden, Press Release
Apr
20
2012

ExxonMobil and GE join university initiative to help bring latest natural gas best practices to shale development

Colorado School of Mines, Penn State University and The University of Texas at Austin create new training programs for the rapidly growing natural gas development sector GE and ExxonMobil each to contribute $1 million to the new education Press Release
Apr
20
2012

Mines Alumni Association announces awardees

GOLDEN, Colo., March 5, 2012 – The Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association has announced this year’s Distinguished Achievement Medal and Mines Medal awardees, who will be honored at the annual Celebration of Alumni event on April 27.   The  Press Release

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