was dissapointed that UAF wasn't included in the Critical Materials Institute

 

This initiative will allow us to train more mining and geological engineers and increase the number of graduates with education in specialties like rare earths and mine safety. Increased activity in the mining sector has also increased the need for research. The bright future in state mining, especially in areas like rare earth elements, has created a new opportunity for the university to serve the state in several ways,

 

 

 

http://www.uaf.edu/files/alumni/fact-pdfs/fact_sheet_mining_final_25Jan.pdf