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Mines signs agreement with USGS to expand research on campus

On October 22nd, the Colorado School of Mines welcomed a new long-term deal between the University and the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The deal involves nearly $100 million dollars of campus construction and renovation, sliced up into a new $120 million building, $161 million in related investment, and 150 new scientists working throughout campus….

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Engineering Victory: How Mines dominates on the field and in the classroom

Mines football wrapped up the regular season with a nationally televised 49-20 win over Chadron State on November 9th. This win officially closed the books on a historic season program-wide for the Orediggers. It’s hard to describe just how dominant Mines athletics were this season, so let’s break it down by the numbers. Mines competes…

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Silence isn’t Golden: National Service Week with Alpha Phi Omega

Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the country with a record of 1,175 deaths by suicide in 2017, according to the Colorado Health Institute. The Colorado School of Mines’ chapter of Alpha Phi Omega believes that the conversation around mental health and suicide prevention must continue with a raised volume because “Silence…

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Inside Look: CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering

As with many engineering designs, there is much more to campus’ newest building than initially meets the eye. The CoorsTek Center, which officially opened its doors this semester, houses a variety of classrooms, offices, and state-of-the-art equipment and labs. While the $53 million construction project has been in the works since 2013, finishing touches and…

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GREEN Program Helps Students Learn Sustainability Abroad

While the United States is still exploring and refining renewable energy options, many other nations have already integrated various technologies. The GREEN program, which organizes short adventures around the world, challenges students and young professionals to learn more about renewable energies and sustainable practices by experiencing them firsthand. “The GREEN program is an organization that…

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Mindful Mondays Bring Stress Relief to Campus

As nearly everyone at Mines knows, life at engineering school can be quite stressful. Students and faculty members alike find various methods of dealing with this stress. The Counseling Center and the Organization of Meditators at Mines (O.M.M.) have partnered to introduce another option for people looking to calm their nerves: Mindful Mondays. Each Mindful…

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