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Nov
22
2016

Zimmerman offers new insight into organic photovoltaics

An assistant professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines has been published in the journal Nano Letters with a paper that improves our understanding of organic photovoltaic materials—resolving a decade-old conflict between theory and experiment News
Nov
22
2016

Climbing for Mines

And his endurance training was put to the test. Of the 22 U.S. team members in the competition, Kuhnel was one of four participating in sport climbing, which relies on strength and stamina. “It’s a really difficult climb,” he explained. “Each hold News
Nov
21
2016

Mines hosts summit on mine remediation

The summit included panel discussions with stakeholders from multiple fields, mapping expectations for successful closures and creating a framework to guide better life-cycle management of active mines by learning from previous experiences. “The News
Nov
18
2016

Mines Makerspaces: A hub and spoke network to fuel entrepreneurship and innovation

“Shared spaces are built on trust,” said Musick. “We all have a vested interested in making things that do things. The space isn’t going to meet every need, but it is a huge step for innovation at Mines and part of an even grander vision.” Moore News
Nov
17
2016

Mines Ethics Bowl team earns a bid to the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl

A team of Colorado School of Mines students competed at the Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl, hosted by Mines on November 12, and will advance to the national competition. This is the second year in a row that Mines has earned a bid to the News
Nov
17
2016

Mines joins national campaign against campus sexual assault

Colorado School of Mines has officially partnered with It’s On Us, a national campaign to change the culture surrounding campus sexual assault. As a Campus Innovation Partner School, Mines is committed to upholding and implementing the three pillars News
Nov
15
2016

CBS4 Denver: School of Mines Researchers Invent Listeria Detector

CBS4  in Denver has highlighted the work of Department of Chemistry researchers in developing a listeria detector that could also be eventually modified to detect and prevent other food-borne illnesses, such as salmonella and e. coli. The video Mines in the News
Nov
15
2016

Mines developing new method of chiral metamaterial assembly

Colorado School of Mines researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop a new way of assembling nanoparticles into materials with exotic optical properties that could allow, for example, “superlenses,” high-resolution News
Nov
14
2016

Higgins wins 1.5M to investigate PFCs

The presence of highly fluorinated organic chemicals, sometimes referred to as PFCs or poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), in groundwater continues to be a pressing issue for communities in Colorado and throughout the country. Faculty at News
Nov
14
2016

Building a Future on a ROTC Foundation

Joe Geiger ’09 is not shy to say that being in ROTC as a student at Mines changed his life. His wife, Mel, agreed, remembering back to their high school days when he was a scrawny boy who had an afro of red hair and wore Hawaiian shirts like they News

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