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The National Library of Medicine's National Center for Biotechnology Information processes about 126 petabytes of data each year, enough to fill a bookshelf stretching how many kilometers:

A) 400,000

B) 800,000

C) 1.2 million

D) 75 million

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[Nov 25 2014]

$66,400: The average starting salary of a Mines graduate (USA TODAY College) ...more

[Nov 24 2014]

Former Mines student Tesho Akindele named 2014 MLS Rookie of the Year ...more

[Nov 24 2014]

Mines community generous during fall food drive The Mines campus generously gave food and monetary donations during the fall 2014 Castle of Cans food drive, providing enough to give boxes to 45 families. ...more

[Nov 20 2014]

Senior Design Trade Fair: Final Four The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Senior Design Trade Fair is an opportunity for Colorado School of Mines students to showcase projects ...more

[Nov 19 2014]

2014 distinguished faculty lecturer Marr to discuss “My Dark Path to the Bio Side” GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 19, 2014 – The 2014 Colorado School of Mines Faculty Senate Distinguished Lecturer, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department Head ...more

[Nov 18 2014]

Mines announces Presidential Search Committee and plans for engaging community input GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 18, 2014 – The Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees has announced the formation of a search committee to assist in the selection ...more

Mines President Scoggins to retire in 2015

Colorado School of Mines President M. W. Scoggins announced today that he plans to retire in 2015. Scoggins became the university’s 16th president in June 2006 after more than 34 years in the global oil and gas industry with Mobil and ExxonMobil, retiring as a senior executive in 2004. He remains active in the industry through service on several boards of directors.

In his communication to campus, Scoggins said, “The dedication, excellence, and work ethic of Mines students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are the true hallmarks of this extraordinary institution. I look forward to thanking the many individuals who have contributed so much to the success of Mines. In the meantime, our work continues as we strive to advance Mines’ stature as a premier research university.” LEARN MORE

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