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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
Aug
08
2016

Carr, Physics Department seek to improve graduate education

The Physics Department’s perpetual quest to improve how it educates students is moving into largely uncharted territory: graduate-level classes. Inspired and informed by the department’s innovative teaching faculty, three years teaching in the News
Aug
08
2016

WE²NG K-12 science teacher training highlighted in Higher Ed Tribune

Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty recently offered the inaugural summer training experience of the Water-Energy Education for the Next Generation (WE²NG) to nine Colorado public school teachers, giving them the understanding and Mines in the News
Aug
07
2016

Geophysics alumna Nancy House named SEG President-Elect for 2016-2017

Nancy House, longtime member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), has been selected to serve as the SEG President Elect for 2016-2017. House received her Master of Science in Geophysics from Colorado School of Mines in 1979, having Mines in the News
Aug
05
2016

Alumna wins Department of Energy award

As she peered through windows into labs and classrooms during her prospective student tour of Mines, Denise Dihle ’93 had an overwhelming feeling of being “home.” While there are no specific words to describe this sentiment, she knew it was a News
Aug
04
2016

Assistant prof. Lange weighs in on renewables with Inside Energy

Mineral and Energy Economics Program Director, Dr. Ian Lange, contributed to a story by Inside Energy, “The Electricity Mix in the Western Grid is Changing Before Our Eyes.” From the story: Lange, an economist at Mines, says the intermittency of Mines in the News
Aug
04
2016

Mines names new department head of AMS

Professor Greg Fasshauer has joined Colorado School of Mines as the new head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, effective August 1, 2016. Fasshauer comes to Mines from the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he was a full News
Aug
03
2016

Mines, USGS sign agreement to create new research center

Colorado School of Mines President Paul Johnson and U.S. Geological Survey Director Suzette Kimball have renewed a five-year memorandum of understanding that fosters collaboration in the areas of science and engineering related to the Earth and News
Aug
02
2016

Solar panels power materials exhibit at Geology Museum

Two solar panels have been installed at the Geology Museum, providing power to the Critical Materials Institute exhibit inside and proving the importance of the materials that the exhibit highlights. “The solar panels demonstrate how critical News

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