Seeking public feedback for a CSM Neighborhood Report

City Council and staff are seek specific input and recommendations as to how the relationship of the buildings and uses along the edges of the CSM campus can meet the University’s needs while respecting and enhancing the physical and social relationship with adjacent neighbors. If this relationship is something that concerns you, the City wants to hear from you!  Read more…

The 6 Best Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops Around Denver

By Michelle Washmuth

The Denver area has no shortage of local shops that boast delicious coffee — and many of those aren’t Starbucks!

That said, it can sometimes be difficult for parents to find a caffeine boost with the kids in tow. Go to your neighborhood’s quiet little coffee shop, and the majority of your time will be spent wrangling the kiddos and avoiding nasty glares thrown your way. And, let’s face it: That scene will be a total snoozefest for the kids anyway.

The good news is that this area has a ton of great coffee shops that not only go above and beyond to satisfy your caffeine craving, but they are also totally kid-friendly! To help you out, we did some research and put together a list of our six favorites…  Read more…

Mines hosts national concrete canoe competition

Colorado School of Mines hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 30th Annual National Concrete Canoe Competition in Golden, Colorado, from June 17 to 19. Twenty teams from across the United States, Canada and even a team from China came to campus to showcase their unique watercraft…  Read more…

Findley coauthors textbook on mechanical properties of steel

A Colorado School of Mines associate professor of metallurgical and materials engineering has coauthored a textbook on the mechanical properties of steel, emphasizing approaches that can be applied to engineering practice.

Kip Findley, who is also a member of the Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center at Mines, coauthored Introduction to the Mechanical Behavior of Steel with Bruno De Cooman, a professor in the Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology at Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea. The book was published by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology…  Read more…