This year our department hosted our first mining poetry competition. The winner of this year's competition will be announced at the Awards Banquet tonight. Click to read this year's entries.
Matterhorn sponsored a contest for Mining Engineering students at the U. Students participated in the contest by earning points through department involvement. The five students with the most points received a trip to Pennsylvania, custom made mining boots, and the opportunity to watch those custom boots be made in the Matterhorn factory.
The Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration awards 7 Mining Engineering students scholarships totaling $17,500.
Our first student spotlight features Patrick Guild, a senior in the Mining Engineering Department.