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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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Snider Family Charitable Trust Donates to UA’s Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources

The gift will help support operating costs for the institute, which is addressing many important issues including worksite and community safety and increasing renewable energy usage.
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UA Engineers Get $2.7 Million to Teach High School Kids About Water and Energy in Arid Areas

National Science Foundation grant gets grad students and researchers teaching together.
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Engineering Majors Lead to Higher Salaries

NACE report: Engineering majors rule list of high-paying bachelor's degrees
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Mining Engineering Alum and UA Benefactor Honored by Australian Academy of Science

Australian academy acknowledges lifelong contribution of National Academy of Engineering inductee, UA alumnus, donor and veteran prospector with 50-year mining career in exploration geology.