“We, the Colorado School of Mines community, are united by our commitment to our timeless mission of educating and inspiring students from all backgrounds and advancing knowledge and innovations, with the aspiration that our graduates, ideas, actions, and innovations will have a transformative impact on individuals and society, leading to shared prosperity and sustainable use of the Earth’s resources.”

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Strategic Plans

MINES at 150: We are building the MINES of the future today.

Meet the President

Paul C. Johnson is the 17th President of Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. MINES is world-renowned for producing highly sought-after scientists and engineers, innovations and objective analyses, especially in fields relevant to earth, energy and the environment. MINES enrolls about 6,000 students, offers nearly 50 degree programs, and conducts more than $60 million of research projects annually for industry and governmental agencies.

Student Awards

Faculty Awards

  • New cohort of Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows named
    Six Colorado School of Mines professors have been named Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 school year. Each professor will receive $5,000 to integrate ethics into their courses, developin …
  • 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 …