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Mining & Geological Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Mining and Geological Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of MGE, please visit the department website.

Mining & Geological Engineering News

A group of a dozen people wearing white construction hats hold shovels that are placed into a square of dirt.

Construction Begins on UArizona's New Applied Research Building

The new building at the southeast corner of East Helen Street and North Highland Avenue will connect researchers across four colleges and eight departments.
A students, seen from behind, looking at a rending of a mine plan on his laptop. He is in a classroom, and other students can be seen in the background.

New School of Mining and Mineral Resources Will Take Holistic Approach

Jointly housed in the College of Engineering and the College of Science, the school aims to break down disciplinary silos to educate the next generation of mining engineers and mineral resource professionals.
A student sitting next to a computer monitor and wearing a VR headset.

Students Net $46,000 in Prizes at Craig M. Berge Design Day 2021

College of Engineering seniors at the University of Arizona showcase their efforts to make crops healthier, humans safer, and the future brighter.
Five students stand on the front steps of the Mines and Metallurgy building.

Wildcats Win Big in SME Mine Design Competitions

For the first time, a team of University of Arizona seniors took home first place in the international mine design competition. The junior team earned third place in another competition.

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