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At Mines, your student will find the advantages of a world-class research institution on a campus dedicated to collaboration and community. With more than 220 student organizations, numerous recreation opportunities and a thriving culture of outdoor activity, students can find a balance between rigorous academics and enriching personal interests.

 

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Every Friday, the communications office at Mines distributes the Mines Climbs Together update—an email containing the latest news, resources and reminders related to COVID-19 response activities at Mines.

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Golden, CO 80401

303-384-2027
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Wondering what comes next? Not sure how to access a certain application or portal? This informational video helps explain what you need to know, and where to find it!

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Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP)

The Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) works to improve the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students who are pursuing degrees in engineering at Colorado School of Mines. We continue building a community of support through leadership, partnerships and advocacies.

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First-of-its-kind study estimates daily PFAS dietary exposure from vegetables in adults and children

If state and federal regulators focus only on the safety of drinking water, the public could still be exposed to concerning levels of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) via the vegetables on their dinner plate if those vegetables are grown with PFAS-impacted water, according to a new study from researchers at Colorado School of Mines and engineering firm Geosyntec.

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