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Feb
20
2014

Girls Lead the Way at Mines

On Feb. 8, more than 100 Colorado high-schoolers – all female – spent the day at Mines for Girls Lead the Way 2014, a conference focused on women and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. The Mines collegiate section and News
Oct
17
2013

Haunted Physics Lab to spook Mines community Oct. 26

The Mines Society of Physics Students (SPS) will be hosting the Haunted Physics Lab Oct. 26 in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center, 924 16th St. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the event will start at noon. This family-friendly event will display News
Sep
26
2013

Mines students build virtual program for unique high school

Colorado School of Mines students in an advanced software engineering class created a flight simulator program for geography classes at Lakewood’s Brady High, a school focused on students who have dropped out, been expelled or are just not attending News
Jun
20
2013

Future Help Wanted: STEM Knowledge Required

In the center of a clear plastic tub, small rocks formed a mound. With sixth graders gathered around the tub, Lyndsey Wright poured cool water over the rock mound. Next she poked small holes in a paper cup, put some blue food coloring in the bottom News
Dec
06
2012

Renewable energy lessons from the real world

As it’s often said, the real world can be the best classroom. That’s precisely the idea behind an assignment students in Teaching Professor Chuck Stone’s ENGY 320 Renewable Energy course received: to individually design their own field trips to News
Jul
10
2012

Mines students conduct Pagosa Springs geothermal study

The town of Pagosa Springs, Colo., depends on geothermal resources for tourism as well as a source of renewable energy -- a recent study by Colorado School of Mines’ geophysics students will aid officials there in further developing the region’s News