The Graduate School

Join us April 27th for the Southwest Showdown!

The top three competitors from UNLV, Northern Arizona University and the University of Nevada, Reno will compete in the Southwest Regional Three Minute Thesis competition! 

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With more than 80 graduate disciplines, opportunities abound A graduate education can equip you with the skills to be competitive in the field of your choice.
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Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association is a tremendous resource for all graduate students, providing awards, need-based services, social and academic clubs, and terrific camaraderie across campus. 

Graduate School News

Seven faculty members view demonstration of a large-size "two-photon" microscope

$11 million grant advances research at the forefront of cardiovascular disease

Biggest Little Research: Significant NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence support builds on molecular and cellular expertise to address the leading cause of death

2 faculty member sitting at desk in office with neuroscience-related images on the computer screens

Institute for Neuroscience to help a multidisciplinary center of excellence become even stronger

James Kenyon named director of University of Nevada, Reno institute designed to complement and extend the energy, experience and potential in the neurosciences

Paul Hartley and Yanji Xu in genomics lab

Building research infrastructure: Investment in Core Labs

New directors named to centers for bioinformatics and genomics

The Graduate School is committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for the entire campus community. The Graduate School works to promote graduate education and strengthen academic excellence by attracting, advancing and retaining a diverse graduate population.