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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


Manly Men of Mining Engineering Grow Moustaches, Raise Money for Cancer Research

Mining engineers, the male ones, get hairy to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, particularly cancer.

Engineering Students Catalog Biodiversity at Saguaro NP BioBlitz

Students get to grips with biodiversity and other environmental issues related to the lands they end up excavating and constructing on.
Old Engineering building

Nine Outstanding UA Engineering Faculty Recognized

Dean says awards recognize strong achievement by outstanding faculty and improve morale.
mining equipment

UA Mining Lab Gets Jumbo Gift from Industry Partners

Asarco and Atlas Copco are providing much more than a rebuilt, repainted drill jumbo -- the gift includes parts, service and training to keep the rig safe and operational. (Photo: Pete Brown)