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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

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UArizona Receives $4M in Federal Grants to Support Underrepresented Students

Three grants from the U.S. Department of Education's TRIO Programs will help first-generation students, students from low-income households and students with disabilities pursue STEM majors, earn bachelor's degrees and become teachers.
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UA Makes Major Leap in US News & World Report Rankings

The UA is ranked No. 97 overall – up 20 spots from last year's ranking – and No. 40 among public universities. It is the university's first appearance in the top 100 since 2009 and its overall score of 61 marks an all-time high for UA in these rankings.
Old Engineering Building

College Welcomes New Faculty, Leadership

Three new professors, two new department chairs and an associate dean for research join the team to help lift the College of Engineering to new heights in mining, chemical and environmental engineering, additive manufacturing and other strategic areas.
Mine tailings storage facility

Multi-University Center Aims to Minimize Mine Tailings Risk

Increased concern over the sustainability of handling mine waste has led to a joint venture dedicated to mine tailings research and education.

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