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- Senior Scholar Athlete Award winners in league of their own
In their last official duty as student-athletes, Brody Oliver and Jennifer Kendall stood on either side of the commencement podium and launched into the Mines fight song: I wish I had a barrel of rum …
- Mines students win Facebook Hackathon with navigation app
Finding your way around a new building can be a challenge – it’s not like you can just pull up your smartphone’s map app and pinpoint your location like you would outside. “A lot of companies – Google …
- Grad student, oSTEM at Mines honored at national conference
Max Pisciotta, a master’s student in mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recognized for the Best Graduate/Postdoc Poster at the 2018 oSTEM Annual Conference. Short for Out in Scien …
- Outstanding graduates honored at Fall 2018 Commencement
Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 14, conferring a total of 226 bachelor’s, 187 master’s and 55 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies at Lockr …
- 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 …