Humanities & Design


Team DREAMR – short for Drilling Rig for the Exploration and Acquisition of Martian Resources – is the fourth Mines team in four years to qualify for the one-of-a-kind collegiate aerospace competition.
Assistant Professor Nicole Smith is the only social scientist in Mines’ Mining Engineering Department, but that’s par for the course for any anthropologist worth his or her salt.
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.
Computer Science's Chuan Yue is leading a $1 million National Science Foundation project aimed at improving conditions for workers and job requesters alike on popular crowdsourcing platforms such as Amazon's Mechanical Turk.
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.
Mitch Cutts, lead singer, pianist and guitarist of Richy Mitch & The Coal Miners, is majoring in computer science and working to tour with his band in 2020.
Parker Bolstad, an environmental engineering major, is the first Mines student to win the prestigious graduate fellowship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
The National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl will be held in February during the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics annual conference in Atlanta.
Capstone Design is a year-long immersion in hands-on, client-driven design for seniors across disciplines at Colorado School of Mines. "The projects we work on are very much like the projects a
Breaking the mold is the bread and butter of Human Centered Design Studio, a two-semester capstone course at Mines focused on developing adaptive equipment for people (and sometimes animals) with disabilities.