Humanities & Design


As Colorado School of Mines progresses into its next 150 years of producing leaders in science, technology, engineering and math, it’s providing new opportunities to help shape an innovator’s mindset and set graduates up for success in industry and business.
Mines students in the Spring 2024 Cornerstone Design Competition took on the challenge to make existing objects more useful and less wasteful.
The student-designed and -built powertrain will be used by mechanical engineering students in an automotive lab class at Mines.
Colorado School of Mines has qualified for the finals of NASA’s 2024 Human Lander Challenge (HuLC) Competition. The Capstone Design student team, comprised of seven mechanical engineers and three
The three federal awards boost funding for fuel cell and hydrogen technologies research at Mines, reflecting growing support in the U.S. for their potential to provide sustainable domestic energy with net zero emissions.
Earth has a waste problem. Processing materials, fuels and food contributes to up to half of greenhouse gas emissions – and recycling isn’t a perfect solution, either, requiring its own energy to re
A remote operating vehicle designed to collect samples from the ocean floor won the top prize at the Fall 2023 Capstone Design Showcase. The team behind the Subsea Prospecting ROV created a 16-pound
Good health and less stress make the college experience easier to navigate. But how can Colorado School of Mines best foster a climate that supports student wellness? Students in the Thorson First-Year Honors Experience tackled this challenge over the course of their first semester at Mines.
An e-waste recycling project in Bogotá, Columbia, gave Mines students an opportunity to not only practice their technical skills but also to learn from the communities they are supporting and understand the value of engaging local stakeholders in projects.
A pair of Colorado School of Mines professors will be inducted into the American Society for Engineering Education’s Hall of Fame. Jon Leydens, professor of humanities, arts, and social sciences, and