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Steve Schafrik joins the Department of Mining Engineering

July 22, 2017

Dr. Steven Schafrik joined the Department of Mining Engineering in August 2017.

UK team places first in the 20th Carlson Senior Design Competition

July 22, 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 Seniors — Austin Miller, Cory Murphy, Cole Childress, and Jae Hong Song — who placed first in the 20th Carlson Senior Design Competition.

UK Mining Engineering, CAER - DOE Funding for Rare Earth Element Research

June 27, 2017

DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy recently announced that the three projects have been selected to receive approximately $3 million for research aimed at producing salable rare earth elements from domestic coal and coal by-products. UK’s Department of Mining Engineering is a partner on one of those projects while UK’s Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) is a partner on another project.

Yonts Wins Maurice A. Clay Award

April 25, 2017

Mining Engineering senior Brooklynn Yonts has received the Maurice A. Clay Award from the University of Kentucky Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society.

2017 Merit Badge Fair – over 80 boy scouts attended

April 20, 2017

Our SME student chapter successfully hosted a merit badge fair in the Mining and Minerals Building on Saturday April 15, 2017.

UK teams place 1st and 3rd in SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue

April 20, 2017

Our two Mine Rescue teams placed first and third in the April 1, SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue completion held in Lexington.

Society of Women Engineers Named UK Student Organization of the Year

April 17, 2017

The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders

2017 Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture: Mr. John Mansanti, 2017 SME President will give "A Rocky Mountain Hi!"

April 11, 2017

Please join us for this year's Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 27 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.

SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest

March 28, 2017

The SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Spring Contest will be held on April 1, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center-North (1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky 40511).