Mines partners with Kazakh National Technical University
GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 20, 2008 – Furthering its effort to develop relationships across the globe, Colorado School of Mines recently entered into an historic agreement with Kazakh National Technical University located in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The agreement, facilitated through Chevron Corporation’s University Partnership Program, outlines avenues for cooperation and a standard exchange agreement for students and faculty between the two world-class universities. The agreement was signed by Mines President M.W. “Bill” Scoggins and Kazakhstan National Technical University Rector Adilov Zheksenbek Makeyevich.
“In today’s interconnected world, Mines is pleased to develop exchange agreements with top-tier international universities such as Kazakhstan National Technical University,” said Scoggins.
“Both universities benefit from exchange of faculty and students, as well as fostering collaborative research. We appreciate Chevron’s University Partnership Program that makes such a relationship possible and meaningful,” Scoggins added.
Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu