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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.

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Recent news from the Mackay School

post-fire revegetation in Oregon Cascades

Snow cover critical for revegetation following forest fires

College of Science study finds climate change a factor in decrease of snowpack in the Western United States

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Canceled: November 10 lecture with Harrison Schmitt

The Wednesday Discover Science lecture with astronaut Harrison Schmitt canceled with the potential to reschedule

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Last living person to walk on the Moon visits University November 10

The Discover Science Lecture Series continues with a visit from astronaut and scientist Harrison Schmitt.

Mineral Monday with Garrett Barmore

Join Keck Museum curator Garrett Barmore each week for the video web series Mineral Monday with Garrett Barmore! Played regularly in K-12 classrooms and enjoyed by geologists, rock hounds and history buffs from around the country, Mineral Monday brings the earth sciences to life!

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