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The Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering enjoys a long and proud history at the University of Nevada, Reno which continues to shape the School's success today. Learn how your unique interests in science and engineering align with our degree programs and the lucrative careers in high demand in Nevada and around the world.

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Recent news from the Mackay School

Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Garrett Vice ‘08

Paving the Wolf Pack Way is a series of stories showcasing Wolf Pack Way alumni from the College of Science.

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State geologists gather in the Sierras for annual meeting

The 2022 meeting is being hosted by the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

Sustainable resource management research the focus of new open-access journal

Metallurgical Engineering professor Ehsan Vahidi to serve as associate editor of Frontiers in Sustainable Resource Management

Mackay School honors exceptional students and industry partners

The Mackay School honored donors, alumni, faculty and staff with a focus on celebrating the successes of students at the 2022 Mackay Banquet.

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