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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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Mining Engineering Students Compete Down Under in International Mining Competition

Competition keeps traditional mining techniques alive, promotes worker safety, and honors all miners who have died on this very dangerous job.
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How to Get an Engineering Degree Without Going to College

Busy engineering professional are lining up to enroll in online lessons. The result is a winning situation for students, industry and the UA.
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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.