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Sep
02
2016

Mines Faculty win NSF grant to advance alloy processing

Mines Mechanical Engineering faculty are part of a project that has been awarded $1.6 million to improve the design of soft magnetic materials, which would increase the efficiency of electrical systems. Mechanical Engineering professors Aaron News
Sep
01
2016

5280 Magazine lists Mines vs. CSU-Pueblo football game as one of six best matchups

One of the most exciting things about autumn is the return of college football season. This year, Colorado offers a bounty of enticing games at the state's signature football stadiums. 5280 Magazine hand-picked the top six matchups that showcase our Mines in the News
Sep
01
2016

For PhD student, physics is an endlessly fascinating pursuit

For PhD student Alyssa Allende Motz, physics is not just about learning how matter moves through space and time or the complicated laws that govern our understanding of energy and force. She says that physics is more about “teaching you how to learn News
Aug
31
2016

Mines houses first Peace Corps Prep program in Colorado

Colorado School of Mines was recently approved by the U.S. Peace Corps to house the first Peace Corps Prep program in Colorado. All Mines undergraduates now have the opportunity to prepare for adventures overseas, either as a Peace Corps volunteer News
Aug
31
2016

Rare study of berkelium published in Science

A rare study of the radioactive element berkelium, co-led by Mines Chemistry Assistant Professor Jenifer Braley, has been published in Science, one of the world’s top academic journals. Braley, also a faculty member in the Nuclear Science and News
Aug
30
2016

Metallurgy PhD student named to Heat Treating Society board

A Mines PhD candidate in metallurgical engineering hopes to speak for his fellow students as a member of the board of directors of the Heat Treating Society, one of the largest groups in ASM International. Blake Whitley, who conducts research in the News
Aug
29
2016

Flintoft co-authors article in ACPA journal

Rebecca Flintoft, assistant vice president of Student Services and Administration, co-authored a feature article in About Campus, a journal of ACPA-College Student Educators International. The article "Beyond trigger warnings: Preparing for engaged News
Aug
29
2016

Mines listed in MetroDenver article as leader in creating talented young professionals

In this article, MetroDenver listed five reasons why Colorado is an emerging leader in both STEM education and STEM job creation. Mines was listed in reason #3. 3.  We have a rich pipeline of talented young professionals. In 2016, Forbes Magazine Mines in the News
Aug
29
2016

Director of the Center for Space Resources Abbud-Madrid presents at TedxMileHigh

Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Resources, presented at TEDxMileHigh at their Make + Believe Event in June. His talk titled, “How to live off the land in space,” focused on space exploration and the possibility of mining News
Aug
29
2016

Osgood co-authors op-ed column in New York Times

History Professor Kenneth Osgood co-authored the column, "Why Did We Stop Teaching Political History?" with Harvard Professor of History and International Affairs Fredrick Logevall. Osgood and Logevall argue that the study of America’s political Mines in the News

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