VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 29, 2020 /CNW/ – The Lundin Family is pleased to announce their support for an ambitious new expansion program at the school of mining and mineral resources at the University of Arizona. The Lundin Family has made a US $2 million commitment and will provide up to an additional US $2.5 million through a grant challenge to match funds raised by December 2022.
The University of Arizona has long been recognized as having one of the top mining engineering programs in the world. The Lundin Family gift will help the university upgrade facilities, provide financial support to students and work toward an interdisciplinary school of mining and mineral resources.
The program aims to encourage and prepare a new generation of professionals to enter the mining industry from different educational disciplines and specialties including finance, law, computer science, environment and social sciences, etc.