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Oct
13
2016

Mines receives grant to enhance mine rescue training

Mines has been awarded $240,024 from the Mine Safety and Health Administration to enhance training and emergency preparedness of its mine rescue teams. This is Mines' eighth year being awarded a portion of the MSHA's annual Brookwood-Sago grant, Mines in the News
Oct
12
2016

Meet 6 Mines Alumni from 4 Different Decades

Colorado School of Mines has created a photo-storytelling project on Facebook, inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York. Humans of Mines features a different student, faculty, staff or alumnus and a little bit of their personal story every News
Oct
12
2016

Mines partners with Vartega to change carbon fiber recycling

Colorado School of Mines hosted an open house celebration of its recently inaugurated partnership with Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling LLC. Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Jason Porter has been working closely with Andrew Maxey, Vartega Mines in the News
Oct
11
2016

Mines hosts film screening and forum on High Plains Aquifer

[Updated Oct. 31] The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with the American Geosciences Institute to host a series of events on the Mines campus that focused on the High Plains Aquifer. A free film screening of News
Oct
10
2016

Taylor's research, mentorship celebrated as he retires

Students, faculty and staff paid tribute to the numerous accomplishments of Physics Professor P. Craig Taylor at Colorado School of Mines, in a retirement celebration held at the Geology Museum Friday, Sept. 23. Taylor joined Mines in 2005 after 23 News
Oct
07
2016

The Climb that Binds

The Famous ‘M’ Brings Mines Students Together  Ed May ’65 had some unfinished business at Colorado School of Mines. It was a half century since he graduated, and something still nagged at him all these years later: not making the traditional climb News
Oct
07
2016

Celebration of the Mines campus transformed by donors

Alumni and other donors celebrated the successful completion of the Transforming Lives Campaign on October 7 with students, faculty and staff at an event in Lockridge Arena and with the launch of an impact website at campaign.mines.edu. The website News
Oct
06
2016

Bill Nye the Science Guy dares Mines students to “change the world”

Over two decades after his show aired on PBS and took the ‘90s by storm, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is still a hit among science enthusiasts, especially with the millennials who grew up watching him. On Oct. 5, Nye visited the Colorado School of News
Oct
05
2016

Mines ranked second in the nation for high-quality professors

Colorado School of Mines was ranked second in the nation by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking for schools that do the best in combining scholarly research with classroom instruction. The article, “Great Research, Great News
Oct
05
2016

Wiggins provides insight on the economic, environmental value of solar panels

Division of Economics and Business Visiting Professor Seth Wiggins, who specializes in resource economics, contributed to the WalletHub.com story, “Are Solar Panels Worth It? Experts Pick Sides.” From the story: "Yes, solar panels are worth it. They Mines in the News

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