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Nov
07
2016

Snieder guides faculty and staff toward work-life harmony


Geophysics Professor and Interim Department Head Roel Snieder has coauthored “The Joy of Science: Seven Principles of Scientists Seeking Happiness, Harmony, and Success,” a book focused on helping scientists have a productive and fulfilling career News
Nov
04
2016

Remembering those lost in the disaster of the White Ash Mine

73 years later in 2009, John Ackle and his mother, Dorothy Ackle, decided to create a new memorial for the miners by starting the White Ash Mine Memorial Committee. They solicited proposals from 62 artists to create a bronze sculpture of a coal News
Nov
03
2016

Boy Scouts come to Mines for Mining in Society merit badge

  On Oct. 22, 45 Boy Scouts from various troops in the Denver Area Council came to Mines to learn about economic minerals, mine safety, environmental stewardship and the mining industry in Colorado.  The event was led by the Mines student chapter News
Nov
02
2016

Illangasekare wins international prize for groundwater research

Professor Illangasekare (far right) receives the PSIPW Award from U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Photo Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Congratulations to Tissa Illangasekare, distinguished chair and professor of civil and environmental News
Nov
01
2016

Mines students host Rocky Mountain Energy Economics Banquet

The third annual Rocky Mountain Energy Economics Banquet took place Oct. 27 at the Denver Athletic Club in downtown Denver. The event was organized by Colorado School of Mines’ Mineral and Energy Economics PhD and MS students from the Division of Mines in the News
Oct
31
2016

Chemistry commended for making strides in diversity

The American Chemical Society’s Committee on Professional Training commended the Chemistry Department’s efforts to build a diverse faculty, particularly by hiring and promoting female faculty members, in renewing its approval of the Chemistry News
Oct
28
2016

Mines students finish in top four at Duke energy competition

[Updated Nov. 2, 2016] Mineral and Energy Economics MS students Bansidhar Bandi, James Crompton, Martin Kohn, Ashwin Ravichandran and David Rodziewicz finished in the top four at the “Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition,” Nov. 1 at Duke News
Oct
28
2016

Mines research highlighted in Colorado Springs Gazette

The Colorado Springs Gazette published a story on perfluorinated chemicals, which mentions the research of Colorado School of Mines professors Timm Strathmann, Chris Bellona, and Chris Higgins, all from the Department of Civil and Environmental Mines in the News
Oct
27
2016

Professor Timm Strathmann leads USAF effort to destroy PFCs

The Denver Post front page story for October 27, 2016 features Professor Timothy Strathmann and the collaborative Civil and Environmental Engineering research project to remove perfluorinated chemicals from ground water. Here are excerpts from the Mines in the News
Oct
25
2016

Mines tackles treating PFC-contaminated water

Colorado School of Mines has played a key role in identifying the problem of perfluorochemicals, sometimes called PFCs, in U.S. drinking water and their association with industrial sites, wastewater treatment plants and military fire training areas News

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