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Oct
25
2016

Mines wins contract to study glass strength at atomic level

Colorado School of Mines has been awarded a multiyear contract by the Usable Glass Strength Coalition to conduct research that improves the understanding of the strength properties of manufactured glass products at the smallest scale. “The News
Oct
25
2016

Higgins explains the long-term issue of PFCs

Colorado Springs Gazette published a story on perfluorinated compounds, featuring Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Chris Higgines, on October 23, 2016. Here are excerpts from the piece: Perfluorinated compounds in the Mines in the News
Oct
24
2016

Calculating Risk

For recent graduates Maureen Sweet and Mickey Wilson, the thrill of extreme competition has been reward enough to forgo a lucrative job in their respective fields, at least for a few years. Sweet came to Mines from Baltimore, in part to pursue a News
Oct
24
2016

Mines completes most successful campaign in university history

Colorado School of Mines raised nearly half a billion dollars to complete the most successful fundraising campaign in the history of the university, Transforming Lives: The Campaign for Colorado School of Mines. During the six-year campaign, donors News
Oct
19
2016

Maniloff weighs in on eco-friendliness

Peter Maniloff, Division of Economics and Business assistant professor and affiliate faculty for the Payne Institute for Earth Resources contributed to the WalletHub.com story about “2016’s Greenest States.” From the story:In order to highlight the Mines in the News
Oct
17
2016

Mines Soldiers On

When it comes to physical training, today’s Mines ROTC company is recognized as among the most physically fit in the nation. Members rise at 5 a.m. Four to five days a week for a rigorous workout (a perfect score on the physical training tests News
Oct
14
2016

Physics luminary traces career, talks nanotech

Robert G.W. Brown urged the students packed into Metals Hall for his talk to make change a regular part of their research career, a principle he has clearly followed in his path from fundamental physics to high-impact applications and, most recently News
Oct
14
2016

Longtime Mines physician served campus and community

W. Lloyd Wright, longtime school physician for Colorado School of Mines and the namesake of the university’s Student Wellness Center died Sept. 16 in Paonia, Colo. He was 99 years old. Born June 15, 1917, in Sargent, Colo., Wright graduated from the News
Oct
14
2016

Shaking Up Wood Building Construction

As the population in U.S. urban communities continues to grow exponentially, so does the demand for appropriate housing and office space. Typically, in large urban areas this means building residential and commercial units that are up to 20 stories News
Oct
13
2016

Colorado celebrates Saudi Arabia and its culture

  Colorado School of Mines celebrated the culture and traditions of Saudi Arabia on Oct. 17, in an event that included informational booths, cultural performances and cuisine and an appearance by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission’s Cultural News

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