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Snack & Chat with the Dean

Tuesday, March 22 | 11:30am - 12:30pm | Student Epicenter FASB 104 | Pizza Provided.

Grad fair - Campus Store

Thursday, March 24 to Saturday, March 26 | During store hours (7:30am - 6:00pm on weekdays, 11:00am - 4:00pm on weekends) | Regalia available at special sale prices and vendors for class rings, announcements, diploma frames, and more will be in attendance.


The catalytic converter saved 40 billion tons of toxic gasses from entering the air. Some of the inventors who patented the honeycomb structure at the core of the converter were U of U alumni, including alumni from the Department of Metallurgical Engineering.

catalystic converter


Metallurgical Engineering Degree

The metallurgical engineering degree in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering allows students to engage in developing new materials or upgrading the use of basic materials that will fit in the highly technological world that we live in. Because metallurgical engineers are needed all over the world, graduates of our program experience a higher job placement percentage and larger starting salaries than they would in nearly any other undergraduate program. Our program has world-renowned faculty in their respective fields whose teaching expertise supports a creative learning environment. Undergraduate research positions are also available to help prepare students for their future careers.

Opportunities - Classes


CMES 3600 - Contemporary CMES | Tuesdays / Thursdays | 2:00pm - 3:20pm | FASB 375 | Kim Hackford Peer

Explore foundational concepts and themes in the interdisciplinary field of gender studies, with a focus on contemporary issues at the personal, interpersonal, and institutional levels and their relevance to the fields of study and professional practice in the College of Mines & Earth Sciences.

For a current PDF copy of our Earth Weekly bulletin, click here.

Last Updated: 3/21/22