Covid-19 App Developed by Colorado School of Mines

Judith Klein-Seetharaman, associate professor of chemistry and director of bioscience and bioengineering at The Colorado School of Mines, is teaming up with Hua Wang, associate professor of computer science, on the project.
May 19, 2020

Is there an active volcano in Colorado? 40 years after Mount St. Helens eruption, we found out

Dr. Christian Shorey, assistant department head of geology and geology engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, said scientists technically define an active volcano as one that has erupted in the last 10,000 years – meaning the Dotsero volcano ....
May 18, 2020

College Grads Navigate The Strange And Scary Job World Created By Coronavirus

“I think it’s going around social media that our generation’s first memories are 9/11, and now we’re all graduating into a job market that is virtually nonexistent,” said Colorado School of Mines civil engineering graduate Madelyn Caviness.
May 15, 2020

Oil market hurting big business and small-town farmers

Colorado School of Mines professor of petroleum engineering Will Fleckenstein says the sudden and precipitous drop in oil prices is a perfect storm.
May 14, 2020

Oil Bust Forces College Grads to Rethink a Well-Paid Career Path

“Students are worried,” says Wendy Winter-Searcy, a director at the career center at Colorado School of Mines. She’s been trying to “help them brainstorm alternative paths.”
May 7, 2020

Antarctica vs. Science: For researchers using delicate, one-of-a-kind equipment, the extreme conditions at the bottom of the planet pose special challenges

“I promise you, there are no projects in Antarctica where the equipment works perfectly,” said Matthew Siegfried, a glaciologist at the Colorado School of Mines.
May 2, 2020

Mines students using 3-D printers to make protective medical gear

Just days after returning home to Loveland from Colorado School of Mines last month, Paul Slayback came across an article in his hometown newspaper about an organization that was attempting to enlist Coloradoans to use 3-D printers to produce ....
April 29, 2020

Digging Up Regolith: Why Mining the Moon Seems More Possible Than Ever

“You have direct interest from the White House in making this happen right now, which is sort of remarkable,” George Sowers, a space mining researcher and professor of engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, tells Popular Mechanics. “From that ....
April 27, 2020

Glowing ‘M’ Turned Heart Sends Support Over The Front Range

Mount Zion in Golden now has a shining beacon of support for local healthcare and essential workers. The Colorado School of Mines is changing the color of its white “M” and turning it into the shape of a heart every night for the rest of the semester ....
April 23, 2020

Colorado School Of Mines Student Makes 3D PPE For Health Care Workers

Students at Colorado School of Mines are using their engineering skills to work as part of a statewide effort. They will help provide personal protective equipment to workers on front lines in the fight against COVID-19.
April 22, 2020

Microbes from Yellowstone's hot springs make new meat substitute

The oranges, browns, yellows, violets and greens found in the Yellowstone hot springs are all microbes, "in a sort of layered lasagna reflecting sunlight from those layers of different things living at different depths," said John Spear ....
April 7, 2020

COVID-19 — the Global South must not be forgotten

"While the media focuses on countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic — China, United States, Italy and South Korea — relatively less news emerges from the bulk of the world’s population living in developing countries," writes Morgan Bazilian ....
April 5, 2020