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- Mines celebrates Spring 2018 undergrad commencement
Colorado School of Mines celebrated its Spring 2018 Undergraduate Commencement on May 11, conferring a total of 910 bachelor's degrees as it welcomed its newest class of graduates into the Ored …
- Mines honors Spring 2018 master’s, PhD graduates
Colorado School of Mines conferred 201 master’s degrees and 52 doctoral degrees at its Spring 2018 Graduate Commencement on May 10, kicking off two days of commencement exercises at the university …
- Cornerstone Design students propose infrastructure solutions
An asphalt mix designed to better weather freeze-thaw cycles took first place in the Spring 2018 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on May 2. A total of 24 student teams from Intro to Design (EPIC …
- Mine sensor network wins Newmont Innovation Challenge
An integrated sensor network designed for active real-time monitoring of mine structures and accurate location of personnel and equipment won the top prize at the 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation C …
- Hancock honored for mentorship of women
Kathleen Hancock, associate professor of humanities, arts and social sciences, has been honored for her mentorship of women in the field of international political economy. The Society for Women in In …
- Nelson to receive UCA of SME Outstanding Educator Award
Priscilla Nelson, professor and head of the Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, is the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Educator Award from the Underground Construction Associatio …
- Camp receives distinguished alumni award from alma mater
Tracy Camp, professor and head of the Computer Science Department at Colorado School of Mines, was honored with the 2018 Computer Science and Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award from the Michigan S …
- Speer awarded multiple AIST honors for work in steel
A Colorado School of Mines professor was recently honored for his contributions to industry at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s annual conference and exposition, held May 7-10 in Philad …