To advance responsible mining and use of minerals by catalyzing resources across The University of Arizona and our global network to: educate stakeholders on the importance of mineral resources and innovations in modern mining; attract the brightest minds from diverse disciplines to apply their talent to mineral resources challenges; develop the next generation workforce; and provide timely, integrated solutions to address real industry challenges.
Staying safe and healthy in mining
Across the US, over 14,000 mines need safety and health-minded professionals. The Graduate Certificate in Mining Occupational Safety and Health at UArizona is adapting to the needs of working professionals.
Focus on divergent voices
The annual UArizona Mining Law Summit returns this November 2021. The event, titled “The Future of Mining Law,” explores how various perspectives influence both the short- and long-term future of mining and mineral resources.
Research, training, testing underground
With its new decline, the University of Arizona’s San Xavier Mining Laboratory south of Tucson is about to become an underground proving ground for mining equipment and innovation center.
Scifest All Access - USA Science & Engineering Festival
Virtually experience exhibit booths featuring hands-on interactive STEM content, get an all-access pass to exclusive performances on the STEM Stage, hunt for clues and earn badges and prizes in the Scavenger Hunt, gear up in the STEM Store and launch a STEM career in the College Career Center. A FREE event!
WIM USA Annual Conference
FREE virtual attendance option
Changing The Face Of Mining: Influencing public perception to attract a more diverse workforce.
33RD ANNUAL APACHE LEAP MINING FESTIVAL
A long-cherished annual tradition in Superior, the Apache Leap Mining Festival showcases the town’s history, with a focus on the past, present and future of the mining industry. The Festival will launch on Friday, October 22 with a carnival, vendors selling handcrafted goods, music and dancing on Main Street.