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Aug
17
2016

Mines welcomes 28 new faculty members

Colorado School of Mines is proud to announce 28 new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. This diverse group of faculty is invested in educating the next generation of innovators, as well as conducting fundamental research with the News
Aug
17
2016

Mines names seven Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows

On August 5, 2016, seven Mines faculty were awarded the inaugural Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows award for their proposals on how to incorporate ethics into their courses. The Daniels Fund awarded Mines a $60K grant to incorporate ethics into the News
Aug
16
2016

Matlock to discuss steel fatigue at top materials conference

University Professor Emeritus David Matlock will deliver a plenary lecture on steel this October at Materials Science and Technology 2016, one of the premier annual conferences in materials engineering. Matlock, a member of the Metallurgical and News
Aug
15
2016

Incoming students hike Mt. Zion for M Climb Aug. 19

On Friday, Aug. 19, incoming Mines students will hike up Mt. Zion with a 10-pound rock from their hometown to add to the M. As is tradition, they will coat their rock with fresh whitewash at the mountainside monument. President Paul Johnson and News
Aug
12
2016

Software gift sets students up for career success

Colorado School of Mines students analyze oil and gas reservoirs with the same skill as industry professionals thanks to a multi-year license gift of software from Schlumberger, commercially-valued at $114 million. The software is used in News
Aug
12
2016

President Johnson, wife Elyse featured in Golden Informer's August cover story

The Golden Informer's interviewed President Paul Johnson for its August issue. “We knew that if we were going to  leave Arizona, it had to be for the  right place,” said Paul. “We wanted  a town with a western flair to it, a  smaller school, a Mines in the News
Aug
11
2016

Petroleum engineering dept. pilots summer externships

In an effort to combat the effects of the current industry downturn on student work experience, the Department of Petroleum Engineering is taking on a new initiative this summer, offering externships to rising juniors and seniors. The externships News
Aug
11
2016

Higgins speaks to CPR about unsafe chemicals found in drinking water

A new study finds elevated levels of synthetic chemicals in drinking water supplies in 33 states, including Colorado. Three cities south of Colorado Springs have detected elevated levels of perfluorinated compounds in drinking water. Possible Mines in the News
Aug
10
2016

Students start building tiny house for living, learning lab

Rain didn’t stop more than 30 students, faculty, staff and members of the Mines community from starting construction on a 200-square-foot tiny house Aug. 6. The Mines Solar Decathlon Team is building the house to give undergraduates a living and News
Aug
09
2016

Study finds high levels of toxic chemicals in drinking water of 33 states

Unsafe levels of polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances, industrial chemicals linked to potentially serious health problems, have been found in the public drinking water of 33 states, according to a new study coauthored by Mines Civil and News

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