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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….

Hurricane Harvey Affects Mines Community in a Variety of Ways

While southeast Texas is hundreds of miles from Mines, Hurricane Harvey’s devastating impact hits close to home for many CSM alumni, students, and industries. Hurricane Harvey was the third hurricane of the 2017 hurricane season and was the first major hurricane (classified as a category 3 or stronger) to hit the United States since Hurricanes…

Mines Students Testify on Bill to End Conversion Therapy

While the legislative process may sometimes seem far removed from engineering, two Mines students are utilizing their experiences and involvement to advocate for the abolition of conversion therapy. Colorado HB1156 prohibits licensed health professionals from performing conversion therapy on patients under the age of 18. The bill defines conversion therapy as “efforts that seek to…

Ben Carson
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Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson, one of the leading Republican presidential candidates for 2016, was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Carson attended Yale University for his undergraduate education and then went on to The University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. Carson then remained at…

Donald Trump
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Donald Trump

The success of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has taken both the country and media by storm. An appearance by Trump has proved to be a major ratings booster for networks. He has easily been one of the most quotable candidates thanks to his blunt manner when handling questions. Many people feel that being politically correct…

Marco Rubio
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Senator Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio (R-FL) was born in Miami, Florida, in 1971 to Cuban immigrants. He grew up in Florida, earning his B.A. in political science at the University of Florida and his J.D. degree cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. Rubio began his career in politics with his election to the West…

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