Student awards


An engineering physics student at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the Spring 2020 semester.
Peter Weddle received the honor, which recognizes the Mines doctoral graduate whose thesis demonstrates the greatest potential for societal impact, during the Fall 2019 Graduate Commencement ceremony on Dec. 13.
Colorado School of Mines awarded a total of 286 bachelor's degrees during the morning ceremony on Dec. 13.
Winning the competition – and the $1,000 grand prize – was a solution for the thousands of obsolete airplanes currently warehoused in what are essentially plane graveyards.
A prosthetic device designed to give transgender men the functionality and look of a natal male penis is the winner of the Fall 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.
Parker Bolstad, an environmental engineering major, is the first Mines student to win the prestigious graduate fellowship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Fighting Hunger at Mines, a student organization dedicated to addressing food insecurity at Colorado School of Mines, received the Mayor’s Gold Mine Award at the 2019 Golden Community Celebration on
Garrett Gissler is exploring the geological events and processes that formed the Arista deposit in Mexico.
Brianne Treffner, a senior majoring in engineering physics, and Gabriel Adriano, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, will each receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
The Society for Women in Mathematics at Mines – better known as SWiM – has been honored for its professional development work by the Association of Women in Mathematics . SWiM, the Mines student