Enhancing STEM fields and sustainability education

A group of Mines students and faculty are collaborating with area teachers, college professors and school administrators on a project aimed at enhancing education in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, particularly as they relate to sustainability and energy.

Initiated in 2010 by members of the Red Rocks Foundation board, which includes former Mines president John Trefny, and funded by a three-year grant from the Community First Foundation, the Red Rocks Institute for Sustainability in Education (RISE) includes partners at Red Rocks Community College, Colorado School of Mines and Jeffco Public Schools.

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