Sep 14, 2012
Mines celebrated the grand opening of a new comprehensive student wellness center named for former Mines Physician Dr. W. Lloyd Wright, Sept. 14, 2012.
The new facility houses a number of student health and wellness services under one roof,... read more
Sep 11, 2012
More than 200 employers were on campus to meet with Colorado School of Mines students, grads and alumni at the sold-out Fall 2012 Career Day on Sept. 11.
A wide range of industries were represented including petroleum, renewable energy, mining,... read more
Sep 03, 2012
Nuclear power provides about 20 percent of the electricity used in the United States. Since 1995, about half of that has been generated with uranium from dismantled Russian nuclear warheads, shipped to the U.S. under the Megatons to Megawatts (MTM)... read more
Aug 30, 2012
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... read more
Aug 25, 2012
Thousands packed the streets of downtown Golden Aug. 25 for the start of stage six of the USA Pro Challenge cycling race. Mines students showed their pride at the event wearing t-shirts displaying the university's iconic triangle along the race... read more
Aug 20, 2012
Mines students kicked off the fall 2012 semester on Aug. 20 with the annual 'M' Climb, a tradition dating back to 1908. The students carried 10-pound rocks to the university's iconic mountainside 'M' on Mt. Zion before whitewashing the landmark --... read more
Aug 06, 2012
Exploration geologists can devote entire careers to searching for undiscovered mineral deposits without ever chalking up a find. But for those who do, it’s tremendously rewarding, and many go on to more discoveries.
In 2001, graduate student... read more
Jul 23, 2012
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... read more
Jul 18, 2012
A smile sets in on Dr. Ramona Graves’ face as she gazes through the soaring panels of glass in the nearly finished lobby of Marquez Hall, the smell of fresh paint permeating as an electric saw whines from a distant hallway.
“It just feels special,”... read more
Jul 16, 2012
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... read more