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The annual awards recognize Mines faculty, students ands staff who develop innovative programs or policies that enhance diversity on campus, foster understanding and respect for diversity within the campus community, and initiate interactions between people of different backgrounds.
Two Colorado School of Mines students won awards in the virtual Fall 2020 Student Speaking Symposium hosted by ASM International.
Meagan Papac, a joint Mines-NREL PhD student, is the lead author of the new research, published today in the journal Nature Materials.
During the virtual ceremony, Mines awarded a total of 60 doctoral and 195 master’s degrees to December and August graduates.
Colorado School of Mines will celebrate its Fall 2020 Commencement in two virtual ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 18.
Rebekah Moline, a master's student in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program, is one of 100 graduate students worldwide to win the competitive scholarship from the International Atomic Energy Agency.
"If we can build this thing, we’ll be able to have unlimited access to the shadowed regions of the Moon," said Ross Centers, a student in Mines' Space Resources Program.
“While there has been an emphasis on identifying and cleaning up drinking water impacted by PFASs, much less attention has been given to assessing risks from consuming produce irrigated with PFAS-contaminated water,” Mines PhD candidate Juliane Brown said.
“A growing number of engineers and scientists want to understand how their work can contribute to broad social and environmental goals," program director Jessica Smith said.
[Editor's note: This article first appeared on the Oak Ridge National Laboratory website. ORNL has provided Mines Newsroom with permission to re-share it here.] By Jeremy Rumsey, Oak Ridge National