Colorado School Of Mines


Colorado School Of Mines Alumni Pledge $5M

Two graduates of the Colorado School of Mines are giving back to their school.


Algae is being tested as a biofuel at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden (credit: CBS)

Pond Scum May Be Next Renewable Energy Source

Some day your car might be running on pond scum. Algae is poised to be the next renewable energy source.


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3 Colorado Colleges Ranked In Newsweek Magazine

Three Colorado schools are showing up in Newsweek magazine’s ranking of colleges and universities.


Marty Jertsen (credit: CBS)

School Of Mines Grad Plays With Golf Clubs He Designed

Not often a man plays golf with the clubs that he designed, but that’s exactly what Marty Jertsen does.


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Report: Don’t Worry Much About Quakes And Fracking

The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the ground noticeably shake, a major government science report concludes.


The CU team talks about their vehicle on March 30, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Students From Colorado Take Part In Fuel Efficient Vehicle Competition

Students from the University of Colorado and the Colorado School of Mines are among 112 teams competing in this year’s Shell Eco-Marathon in Texas.


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‘Make My Day Better’ Bill Fails In Colorado Senate

A proposal to allow Colorado business owners and employees to use deadly force against suspected intruders faces its toughest test yet in the state Senate on Monday.


Rep. BJ Nikkel, R-Loveland at the hearing on Monday (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Put State Public Universities Expenses Online

Parents and educators are one step closer to learning where public universities spend every dime in Colorado. A bill that would put all their expenses online passed a House committee with bipartisan support on Monday.


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Another Charged For Murder Outside Auto Zone Store

Another woman has been charged with first-degree murder in a deadly shooting outside an auto parts store last summer.


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Rifle Parents’ Loss A Reminder Flu Can Be Deadly

When 17-year-old Austin Booth left Rifle High School basketball practice early a year ago because of illness, it was a rarity for the multisport athlete who almost never missed school and was the epitome of good health.