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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

Caterpillar graduating class

Caterpillar Employees Visit Mines and Expand Minds In UA Program

A second cohort graduates from UA and Caterpillar’s Mining 360 Program, after a year of online classes, visits to mines all over the country and a summer capstone project.
Depths of knowledge

AZ Tech Council Members Deepen Their Knowledge of Modern Mining Industry

Members of the Arizona Technology Council learned about today’s world of mining engineering when they spent an afternoon at the University of Arizona-owned San Xavier Mine.
UA mining engineering alumnus Jeff Tysoe stands at the bottom of an open pit mine in a hardhat and orange safety vest

Blasting Through Barriers: Jeff Tysoe

Arizona native conquers calculus, finds his calling at Freeport-McMoRan and pays it forward. Sixth and final article in series about diversity and inclusivity in mining engineering at the University of Arizona.
Talita Duarte

Blasting Through Barriers: Talita Duarte

Brazilian grad student forges a path back to the United States after studying abroad at the UA. Fifth article in series about diversity and inclusivity in mining engineering at the University of Arizona.

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