Information for prospective graduate students

  • UNR graduate students enjoying the Great Reno Balloon Race (2018)
  • CREG and volcanology group graduate students on a field trip to the Lassen Volcanic National Park. Enjoying the smells of Bumpass Hell just three hours from Reno
  • Profs Ayling and Koehler searching for more hot springs to sample in the Black Rock Desert during golden-hour
  • UNR students and faculty measuring temperature profiles in thermal pools with Distributed Temperature Sensing fiber-optics
  • Applied Geophysics class establishing a gravity base station in Yosemite Valley (2017)
  • UNR graduate student Drew Levy mapping in the Eldorado Mountains, southern NV, part of the Colorado River Extensional Corridor (Colorado River is visible in the distance).
  • Fieldwork in the North Cascades, WA, by grad students in the Gordon research group

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Video playlists

Here are links to a series of different video playlists that will introduce you to our faculty, staff, graduate students, laboratories and facilities, our building, as well as some of the local region. We also have videos that show some of the housing options that our current graduate students are in. Hopefully, these videos and the photos linked above will give you a sense of our Geoscience program, UNR, and the fun that can be had with living in northern Nevada, at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada and western edge of the Basin and Range.

Meet the Geological Sciences and Engineering Faculty and Staff

Meet some of the Geological Sciences and Engineering Graduate Students

Laboratory Tours 

Tour of the Geology Building  

Regional highlights 

Examples of Housing in Reno

For more information about our Graduate Program, please read through our Graduate Handbook.