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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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High Rankings for Faculty Expertise, Campus Life

The UA earned recognition for its world-class research from the Center for World University Rankings and for quality of campus life from The Princeton Review.
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Mining 360: CAT Employees Become Wildcat Alumni

Caterpillar workers from all over the world immerse themselves in the world of mining and earn University of Arizona certificates.
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UA Sets Record With 284 Inventions Disclosed in FY2019

The inventions, patents, licenses and startups that originate at the UA represent the ultimate bridge between research and real-world impact.
A student pulls on a rope to launch a bottle rock, which is making a big arc through the sky and back toward the ground.

Summer Engineering Academy Helps High Schoolers Design Their Future

Hundreds of teenagers from across the United States spend their summer launching bottle rockets, racing cardboard boats and melting iron at the University of Arizona.

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