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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
Nov
11
2016

Mines hikes to help Nepal

When approached to help with this project, Mines reacted without hesitation, and the community service trip filled up quickly, mostly with McBride Honors students who are eager to travel to Nepal and make a difference. “I am most looking forward to News
Nov
11
2016

Alumni veteran remembers special letter

Can you imagine sending for admissions info to a college and getting a personal letter from the university president, encouraging you to apply? That’s exactly what happened to George Sturgis in 1975. He was nearing the end of his voluntary News
Nov
10
2016

Mines and Red Rocks CC to collaborate on industry safety training

The Colorado School of Mines Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety program has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Education Center at Red Rocks Community College to enhance the effectiveness and broaden the scope of their current training News
Nov
10
2016

Robotics Club has big plans for Mines

The Colorado School of Mines Robotics Club is working on a variety of projects, ranging from autonomous vehicle competitions to robotics competitions for NASA.While not a mechanical engineering major like Kalin and Swift, Nhan Tran, president of the News
Nov
08
2016

Mines student wins mayor's award for service to Golden

A chemical and biochemical engineering major has received the city of Golden’s first-ever GoldMine Award, part of the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence and established this year to honor a project that highlights the close ties between the city and News

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