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Apr
15
2014

Engineering Students travel to Nicaragua for Social Survey

By Andrew HoffmanThe Oredigger Members of the Engineers Without Borders / Bridges to Prosperity (EWB/B2P) student organization at the Colorado School of Mines recently traveled to Nicaragua to complete a social survey for a community development News
Feb
06
2014

Students to travel to Nicaragua to improve water system

In March, two students from Mines’ Engineers Without Borders-Bridges to Prosperity club (EWB-B2P) and mentor Stephanie Fleckenstein will travel to Los Gomez, Nicaragua, to help the community stop one of the biggest causes of death in the world: lack News
Oct
25
2013

Engineering by Doing: Students team with local organizations

A new program at Colorado School of Mines gives students an opportunity to address design challenges faced by local community partners. The Engineering by Doing (EbD) concept was inspired by the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences ( News
Apr
23
2013

Mines' Engineers Without Borders group builds footbridge in Nicaragua

By Taylor PolodnaThe Oredigger A group of Mines students, representing Engineers Without Borders-USA (EWB-USA), travelled down to Nicaragua to the small community of Los Gomez to complete a pedestrian footbridge over the frequently flooded Rio News
Mar
21
2013

Mines students, alumni, do good work in Brazilian slums

A group of current and former Mines students traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, over spring break to work on home construction and in the schools of area favelas (slums).  “Our main project was to build relationships within Complexo do Alemao,” News
Jan
18
2013

NPR's Deborah Amos visits Mines

  National Public Radio (NPR) Foreign Correspondent Deborah Amos shared experiences and insights from covering the Arab Spring in a special lecture of the Hennebach Program in the Humanities at Colorado School of Mines, Jan. 17, 2013. Amos’ News
Aug
30
2012

College dean focuses on sustainable infrastructure

When Kevin Moore was a young associate professor at Idaho State University, he used to wear a tie to off-campus research team meetings. One day a colleague asked, “Kevin, why do you always wear a tie to these meetings?” Someone joked, “That’s News
Apr
27
2012

Mines Engineers Without Borders visits Nicaragua

Student clubs are all about building bridges. But in the case of the Mines chapter of Engineers Without Borders, students are literally building bridges. Four members of the Mines chapter made a preliminary foray to the Jinotepe region of Nicaragua News