Humanities & Design

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.
“Make Waves: Water in Contemporary Literature and Film” was published this month by the University of Nevada Press.
A team of Colorado School of Mines students spent their senior year designing a “Swiss arm” for a U.S. Navy veteran who lost part of all four of his limbs while serving in Afghanistan.
A user-friendly organizable container for prescription medication won top honors at the Spring 2019 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on May 1. Cubic Solutions won first place and $1,000 for "C3: a
A self-sustaining eco-village that would help generate sustainable income for the Maya-Itzá community in Guatemala was named the winner of the Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.
“The Kraken” is going to the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition . The concrete canoe – designed by a team of Mines Capstone Design students – took first place
Adrianne Kroepsch, assistant professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, is the co-winner of the 2019 Professional Geographer Award from the Energy and Environment
When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge , pitting teams from industry and academia
An accident reconstruction vehicle for the Colorado Highway Patrol, a 3D-printed habitat for astronauts on Mars and a public restroom for the Mount Everest trekking route are among the student design
Megan Diercks, a French instructor at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the rank of chevalier by the Order of French Academic Palms . The highest nonmilitary honor that a noncitizen can