Why Do We Document All Presidential Conversations? And How Is Trump’s Call With Ukraine Unusual?

“The mechanisms of government are so tremendously complex that the meetings and conversations the president has, have important implications across the range of government agencies,” said Ken Osgood, a professor of U.S. political and diplomatic ....
September 29, 2019

‘Forever Chemicals’ Coming to Your Table, if Not Already There

The federal government needs to better understand how widespread the chemicals are in the food supply, and assess potential harm to people and wildlife, said Christopher P. Higgins, a Colorado School of Mines professor whose research team found the ....
September 27, 2019

Colorado School Of Mines Designs Winning House For Solar Decathlon

Students at the Colorado School of Mines working with two other universities abroad built and designed the winning model house in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa on Friday.
September 27, 2019

Colorado School Of Mines Historian Calls White House’s Declassified Transcript ‘Earth-Shattering’

Professor Ken Osgood has read thousands of declassified documents and hundreds of presidential conversation transcripts, but he says what was released by the White House on Wednesday is unlike anything he’s seen before.
September 25, 2019

Many projects on the horizon for Colorado School of Mines

About 25 people attended a community meeting on the Colorado School of Mines campus on Sept. 18 to learn about the university’s future construction projects and to receive an update on the progress of the projects already underway.
September 25, 2019

Colorado School of Mines professor advocates in Congress for US rare earth minerals

“Minerals and metals are central to the energy transition,” Morgan Bazilian testified. ”But the economic, security and geostrategic implications are all in play, depending how the U.S. policy responds.”
September 18, 2019

Female Mines students learn from the experts how to Dress for Success

Now in its second year, Dress for Success is put on in partnership by Truly BoHotique, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the Women of Mines Interest Group. What it does is provide two gently-used professional outfits, for free, to women ....
September 11, 2019

50 years ago a nuclear bomb was detonated under the Western Slope to release natural gas. Here’s how poorly it went.

“The U.S. was worried about the scarcity of petroleum resources. People were looking for new approaches to produce more petroleum,” said Alexei Milkov, professor of geology and geological engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.
September 8, 2019

The goal? Clean water. The issue? Philly-area towns and state officials at odds over treatment system

Granular activated carbon filters were developed first to deal with PFAS contamination, but ion exchange systems are growing in popularity, said Christopher Bellona, an assistant professor at the Colorado School of Mines.
September 5, 2019

Prospect of off-planet outposts spurs interest in space resources

A few years ago the prospect of mining asteroids for platinum and other metals to use on Earth was “the rage,” says George Sowers of the Colorado School of Mines. But the business case didn’t hold up.
September 1, 2019

Mines students to compete in Solar Decathlon Africa

It’s not an African safari, but Colorado School of Mines students are participating in quite an adventure in Morocco this September.
August 28, 2019

The Colorado Classic Is The Only Race Of Its Kind, And It’s Inspiring Women Across The State

Participants include Erica Clevenger, a professional cyclist and PhD student in environmental engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. She’s on the Sho Air Twenty20 team, which is sponsored by companies like Clif Bar & Company and Humm Kombucha ....
August 23, 2019