March 2022
Volume 74    Issue 3

Getting students interested in mining engineering: How can we reach them?

Mining Engineering , 2022, Vol. 74, No. 3, pp. 30-30
Banta, Jodi; Barton, Isabel; Hutson, Lynette


How do we attract more students to mining engineering majors? In two previous articles (Mining Engineering, Feb. and Oct. 2021), we identified the main problem: Students arrive in college knowing less about mining engineering than they do about any other engineering major, and they are not interested in subjects they do not know much about. Remedy that disparity in background knowledge, even by a little bit, and there’s a large upward swing in interest.  

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