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- Mines team claims repeat spot in programming world finals
Last year, Matt Baldin and Sam Reinehr were happy just to qualify for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year, the Mines seniors have much bigger plans. “Th …
- Dance team wins Mayor’s Gold Mine Award for Excellence
The Colorado School of Mines Dance Team has been awarded the Mayor’s 2018 Gold Mine Award for Excellence. The student group was one of four award winners at the City of Golden Mayor’s 2018 community c …
- Mines graduate student named 2018 Tillman Scholar
A Colorado School of Mines graduate student who served in the U.S. Army for 22 years before pursuing her engineering education has been named a Class of 2018 Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundat …
- Mines grad student finishes second at poster competition
VeeAnder Mealing, a doctoral student in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, finished in second place at the student technical poster contest at the American Center for Life Cycle Asses …
- Hugh Miller honored by Mining Foundation of the Southwest
Hugh Miller, associate professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Merit by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest. Miller was honored during the 36 …
- Carreon awarded honorary PhD from Universidad Michoacana
Moises Carreon, Coors Development Chair and associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Universidad Michoacana d …
- Brennecka named Fryrear Chair for Innovation and Excellence
Creating and advancing a distinctive graduate student experience at Colorado School of Mines will be the focus of the 2018 awardee of the Ben L. Fryrear Endowed Chair for Innovation and Excellence. Ge …
- Mining Engineering faculty, students recognized by SME
The Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded multiple honors by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). Jurgen Brune, professor of practice and asso …