HE team awarded $4 million to make artisanal gold mining more sustainable
National Science Foundation grant will bring together students and faculty from Mines, US Air Force Academy & CU-Boulder with their counterparts in Colombia and Peru to tackle one of the world’s biggest challenges
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- Students partner with GoFarm to improve local food access
A geographic information system tool designed by Colorado School of Mines students is helping improve access to healthy, local food in Jefferson County. It started as an EPICS II project in 2017, but …
- Jessica Smith wins 2018 WSSA Distinguished Book Award
A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded the 2018 Western Social Science Association Distinguished Book Award. Jessica Smith, associate professor of engineering, design and society and co …
- Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair
A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Ugan …
- Mines receives $4M NSF grant to study artisanal gold mining
A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and sma …