Our faculty, staff and students work in a number of fundamental and applied areas important to earth, energy and environment that include mineral and energy resources, underground construction and tunneling, geological hazards, and geochemistry, as well as surface and ground water resources.
An Outstanding Education
We take education seriously, and have excellent teaching facilities, world class laboratory facilities, and access to some of the best field sites in the world.
Geology is important to many areas important to humanity, from hazards to water resources to changing climate. We are training outstanding students to be stewards of our earth’s natural resources.
- USGS, Mines break ground on new facility focused on energy and minerals research
- Kupier recognized as fellow of Geological Society of America
- Sonnenberg recognized with RMS AAPG Robert J. Weimer Lifetime Contribution Award
- Mines researchers working to understand critical materials deposits within Earth's subsurface