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[Sep 4 2015]

Colorado School of Mines marks another successful year of fundraising GOLDEN, CO, Sept. 4, 2015 — Colorado School of Mines raised $40.6 million in philanthropic gifts and commitments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, ...more

[Sep 2 2015]

Mines receives $450K NSF grant for corporate social responsibility research GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 2, 2015 – Jessica Smith, Hennebach Assistant Professor of Energy Policy in Liberal Arts and International Studies, has been awarded a ...more

[Sep 1 2015]

Mines receives $1.5M DOE grant for geothermal research GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environment Professor Tzahi Cath has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Geothermal ...more

[Aug 31 2015]

Mines receives $1.5M NSF grant as part of Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future program GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 31, 2015 – Mines researchers led by faculty in the George S. Ansell Department of Metallurgical and M­­­­aterials Engineering have ...more

[Aug 31 2015]

Mines ranks 1st in USA TODAY College's "The top 10 engineering colleges in the U.S." ...more

[Aug 27 2015]

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19 GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between ...more


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