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- Mines celebrates Spring 2019 undergrad commencement
Colorado School of Mines celebrated its Spring 2019 Undergraduate Commencement on May 10, conferring a total of 932 bachelor’s degrees during three ceremonies at Lockridge Arena. Kiewit CEO Bruce Grew …
- Cornerstone Design students reexamine packaging
A user-friendly organizable container for prescription medication won top honors at the Spring 2019 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on May 1. Cubic Solutions won first place and $1,000 for " …
- Undergrads share innovative research work at symposium
Colorado School of Mines hosted its second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 26, highlighting the work of 125 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Sponsoring this year's symp …
- Guatemala eco-cottages win Spring '19 Capstone Showcase
A self-sustaining eco-village that would help generate sustainable income for the Maya-Itzá community in Guatemala was named the winner of the Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase. The Bio-Itzá Eco …
- 22 Mines faculty awarded promotion and tenure
Twenty-two Colorado School of Mines faculty members who were awarded promotion and/or tenure were recognized at the annual faculty awards celebration held April 24. Applied Mathematics and Statistics …
- Kroepsch wins 2019 AAG Professional Geographer Award
Adrianne Kroepsch, assistant professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, is the co-winner of the 2019 Professional Geographer Award from the Energy and Environment S …
- Petroleum Engineering faculty win 3 regional SPE awards
The Petroleum Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines won three of the nine technical awards given out this year by the Rocky Mountain Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). …
- Higgins wins ASCE Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize
Christopher Higgins, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2019 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from the America …