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- Cornerstone Design projects propose novel ways to upcycle
A durable, easy-to-install roofing shingle made from waste ceramics and grocery store plastic bags was the top project at the Fall 2017 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 6. A total of 24 st …
- Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair
A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Ugan …
- Mines team headed to programming world finals
A team from Colorado School of Mines is headed to the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition for the first time in school history. The SAMurai MASters – Sam Reinehr, …
- Mines Ethics Bowl team qualifies for national finals
Students from Colorado School of Mines are going to the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl for the third year in a row. The Mines Ethics Bowl team beat out student groups from six other schools to w …
- Mines president on team that wins ESTCP Project of the Year
Colorado School of Mines President Paul C. Johnson was part of a team of researchers recently honored for the top environmental restoration project of the year by the U.S. Department of Defense’s envi …
- Graves accepts international achievement award from SPE
The Society of Petroleum Engineers has named College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering Dean Ramona Graves as the 2017 recipient of the International Distinguished Achievement Award for Petrol …
- Liu recognized for paper on welding metallurgy
A Colorado School of Mines professor has been honored by the American Welding Society for a paper deemed the greatest contribution to the understanding of welding metallurgy published in the Welding J …
- Leiderman receives grant from Army Research Office
Colorado School of Mines Applied Mathematics and Statistics Assistant Professor Karin Leiderman is part of a team of researchers that has been awarded nearly $500,000 by the Army Research Office to st …