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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
Apr
08
2014

Mines ranks first for ASCE overall conference, steel bridge

Colorado School of Mines received high scores at the American Society of Civil Engineering Rocky Mountain Student Conference April 4-5 at Colorado State University. Mines placed first for both the Overall Conference award and the Steel Bridge News
Apr
02
2014

Student spending summer on Exploration Vessel Nautilus

Colorado School of Mines mechanical engineering student Katrina Bujnoch was recently selected for a remote operated underwater vehicle (ROV) engineering summer internship, during which she will be studying the seafloor aboard the Exploration Vessel 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
Nov
18
2013

Researchers converting wastewater to cleaner water

Environmental science and engineering graduate student Erin Neil is working on an independent study with civil and environmental engineering professors Dr. Tzahi Cath and Dr. Pei Xu on developing cost-effective and environmentally sound technologies News
Jun
14
2013

Connecting the Pine Beetle Dots

By Todd Neff Forests across the Mountain West have gone orange and faded to gray. Since about the turn of the millennium, the mountain pine beetle’s appetite for lodgepole has killed off some four million acres of trees in Colorado and Wyoming alone News
Jul
23
2012

Fighting fire with fine water mist

This portable fire extinguisher is lightweight, inexpensive, non-toxic, recyclable, uses water more efficiently and is less damaging to structures and electronics than a typical sprinkler system.  “From the outset Mines has been a leader in water News
Jul
16
2012

Computer models tell watery Martian history

In 2001 NASA sent its Opportunity rover to Mars in search of evidence for water in the planet's past. The mission was successful, finding rocks containing salt that formed in a watery environment roughly 3.7 billion years ago, including the recent News
Jun
25
2012

Water: mastering the monumental challenge

Take raw sewage flowing from a major apartment complex. Send it through a 2 millimeter screen. Let a flora of microorganisms feast on it for a while. Filter it – this time through pores just 50 billionths of a meter across. Don’t touch it with a News