UArizona Minerals – Interdisciplinary School of Mining and Mineral Resources

UArizona colleges are determined to tackle a grand challenge: mining resources in an economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable way. They are proposing a new interdisciplinary school that will span the full mining and mineral resources life cycles, from discovery to reclamation and recycling.


September 9, 2021

Arizona State Legislature Approves $4M in Ongoing Yearly Funding for School of Mining and Mineral Resource

The funding will go toward faculty, staff, students, and facilities.

In the Media

September 11, 2021, Remonews

Autonomous robot swarms to mine the moon’s resources

September 15, 2021, KGUN 9

UArizona School of Mining and Mineral Resources received $4M from state (video)

June 11, 2021

UArizona Press Release
New School of Mining and Mineral Resources at UArizona Will Take Holistic Approach

Arizona Board of Regents approves creation of the School

In the Press

June 12, 2021, KTAR News
UArizona to create new School of Mining and Mineral Resources

June 28, 2021, KVOA
News4Tucson Today


May 2021

New School of Mining and Mineral Resources approaches final stage of approval

Industry, faculty and students work together to design the future of mining and mineral resources education

More about green energy and mining

The world in 2050: Cleaner mining for greener energy

February 2021

Proposed UArizona school aims to change mining education

Planning moves forward

More about green energy and mining

Mining Law Summit 2020 panel:
Responsible mining crucial for supplying minerals used in green energy

December 2020

UArizona works toward becoming a leader in all things mining

UArizona explains its plans

In the Press

December 17, 2020, Engineering & Mining Journal
Lundin Family Donates $2M to UArizona Mining Program

October 29, 2020

UArizona Press Release
Lundin Family Giving $2M to UArizona Mining and Mineral Resources Programs with Challenge that Could Bring Millions More

UArizona introduces proposed School

In the Press

November 30, 2020, Chamber Business News
Mining family donates more than $2 million to expand UArizona mining school

November 2, 2020, Mining Global
Lundin Family to fund mining school at University of Arizona