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Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines
Colorado School of Mines

Colorado is more diverse than ever, but its college professors are overwhelmingly white

Who teaches students matters. Studies show that it affects a student’s sense of belonging, and whether students and families see colleges as being for them.


Pueblo’s Arkansas River levee is a Colorado gem. It’s also a reminder of the state’s deadliest disaster.

A 24-foot wall of water fed by torrential rain along the Front Range slammed through the narrow Arkansas River channel in downtown Pueblo on June 3, 1921.


Agricultural water contaminated with “forever chemicals” could taint produce, Colorado study finds

The Colorado School of Mines study didn't do real-world tests, but state health monitors say they will pay closer attention in sampling


Colorado colleges want to offer more in-person classes this spring. Here’s what they learned from a tough fall.

Some schools have been more successful than others in adapting to the coronavirus pandemic


Colorado universities are increasingly losing money on sports as coaches’ pay, recruitment costs rise

Coaches’ salaries rose at every D1 and D2 university and college in Colorado except one between the 2013 and 2019 fiscal years


College students find $564 solution to the million-dollar problem with Gillette Flats spring in Teller County

Colorado sought to cap a quirky artesian mountain spring near Cripple Creek, but there’s new hope for a compromise to keep it flowing


How does Colorado’s Lockheed Martin keep future engineers interested in space? By asking them to design robot cars.

The Colorado aerospace industry is adapting to a talent shortage by figuring out new ways to keep the future workforce interested in the space side of STEM.


Michael Bennet: Colorado is the obvious choice for the new U.S. Space Command’s home

Opinion Columns

Women’s tackle football involves more guts than glory, and the championships are headed to Colorado

“We’re not a women’s football team. We are a football team.”


How to close the technology gender gap? A Colorado-launched effort starts with making sure stories don’t go untold

Ruthe Farmer, of Lafayette, has gathered teachers, technologists and developers to build a virtual timeline of computer science


Memorial service planned for Kendrick Castillo, hero in STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting

The last student still hospitalized in last week's school shooting was released from medical care over the weekend

Crime and Courts

Computer science isn’t required in Colorado schools. But enough people think it should be that the state is training teachers for free.

Teaching Colorado kids computer science in elementary school sets them up to be critical thinkers and prepares them for a computer-forward economy


Colorado’s universities are catering to out-of-state students. Is their public mission at risk?

The current ratio of in-state to out-of-state students today is about 60-40 at University of Colorado Boulder, an analysis finds. And it may soon flip.

Politics and Government

Oil rigs may draw protests, but Colorado’s pipelines could get pinched by Democratic lawmakers

Comments by Colorado House Speaker KC Becker confirm that oil and gas companies, pleased after voters killed setback rule, will be in crosshairs of Democratic majority