Student awards


Two Colorado School of Mines students won awards in the virtual Fall 2020 Student Speaking Symposium hosted by ASM International.
Winning the semester-long design challenge was a solution to improve adherence to COVID-19 capacity limits in restaurants, retail stores and other spaces.
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 celebrated its Fall 2020 Undergraduate Commencement on Dec. 18, conferring a total of 275 bachelor’s degrees during a virtual ceremony.
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.
The six Mines students will serve as program ambassadors for humanitarian engineering and will seek out new opportunities for collaboration with faculty, alumni, corporations and non-governmental organizations.
Callie McCaffery, a mechanical engineering major, is one of just 10 Girl Scouts nationwide to receive the honor, which recognizes exceptional Gold Award projects.
The team of environmental engineering students took first place in the 2020 WEF Student Design Competition for a design to help Colorado Springs Utilities achieve compliance with new state regulations on effluent.
Applied chemistry PhD student Sarah Zaccarine will be doing electrolyzer degradation studies at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory as part of her graduate thesis research.
Only 30 chapters in the U.S. and Canada received the prestigious national award in 2020.