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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

A students, seen from behind, looking at a rending of a mine plan on his laptop. He is in a classroom, and other students can be seen in the background.

New School of Mining and Mineral Resources Will Take Holistic Approach

Jointly housed in the College of Engineering and the College of Science, the school aims to break down disciplinary silos to educate the next generation of mining engineers and mineral resource professionals.
A close up photo of a student wearing a dark motorcycle helmet and sitting in a Formula-style vehicle. A man is behind him working on the vehicle.

Building Skills, Machines and Friendships in Clubs

From racecars to prosthetics and air quality sensors, students roll up their sleeves and get the job done.
A student sitting next to a computer monitor and wearing a VR headset.

Students Net $46,000 in Prizes at Craig M. Berge Design Day 2021

College of Engineering seniors at the University of Arizona showcase their efforts to make crops healthier, humans safer, and the future brighter.
Five students stand on the front steps of the Mines and Metallurgy building.

Wildcats Win Big in SME Mine Design Competitions

For the first time, a team of University of Arizona seniors took home first place in the international mine design competition. The junior team earned third place in another competition.

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