Colorado School of Mines VP tapped as DARPA director by Biden administration

Stefanie Tompkins, a former Army intelligence officer and vice president for research and technology transfer at Mines for the last three years, has been appointed director of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA.
March 15, 2021

Colorado School Of Mines Announces Full In-Person Learning This Fall

Colorado School of Mines says classrooms are expected to return to pre-COVID capacity when the fall semester begins Aug. 23.
March 12, 2021

Opinion: For cancer patients, trying to get a coronavirus vaccine is a dark comedy

Kenneth Osgood is a professor of history at Colorado School of Mines.
March 10, 2021

40-pound Colorado meteorite on display at reopened Mines Museum of Earth Science

The museum on the Colorado School of Mines campus has reopened to the public following nearly a yearlong closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 3, 2021

Biden called climate change an ‘existential threat.’ Can the U.N. Security Council help?

Morgan Bazilian (@MBazilian) is director of the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines.
March 2, 2021

Will California’s desert be transformed into Lithium Valley?

While lithium extraction projects at the Salton Sea are still unproven, the idea is “tantalizing and intriguing” said Rod Eggert, deputy director of the Critical Materials Institute at the Colorado School of Mines
February 25, 2021

New Programs: Quantitative Biosciences and Engineering, Managing Disasters, Business, Human Clinical Nutrition

Colorado School of Mines is starting a major in quantitative biosciences and engineering.
February 22, 2021

Power cuts in Texas and elsewhere could cost Colorado energy consumers

“Colorado has gone through the exercise of weatherizing the system. Overall it seems that Colorado has been preparing very well,” said Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden.
February 20, 2021

Colorado School of Mines is adding a minor in space mining this fall

Students will learn about mining materials on other planets that deep space missions can't bring from earth, like enough water.
February 18, 2021

Analysis: The real reasons Texas went dark

"One of the big lessons here is gas is treated as a firm resource, but it is not because it relies on just-in-time delivery," said Alex Gilbert, a fellow who studies energy systems at the Colorado School of Mines' Payne Institute for Public Policy.
February 18, 2021

Satellite Photos Show Extent of Texas Power Outages From Space

Another image, posted by the Earth Observation Group at the Colorado School of Mines, shows a Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) detection of power outages in Texas on Tuesday.
February 17, 2021

Colorado Matters: Exploring Colorado’s Newest National Natural Landmark, A Toxic Sulphur Cave

John Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is one of the few people to have spent time inside Sulphur Cave.
February 16, 2021