Unraveling the sub-surface geology of the Truckee Meadows using fiber-optics
Rural Nevada teachers get support in offering earth sciences curriculum
Dr. Nikhil C. Trivedi, '70 Metallurgical Engineering M.S., is awarded one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering will bring delegates from around the world for hands-on trainings in energy resource minerals governance related topics.
Kinross Term Assistant Professor in Mining Engineering Javad Sattarvand comments on the challenges overcome by the Nevada mining industry over the past year.
Students receive financial assistance for everything from tuition to groceries.
Foundation Professor and planetary scientist Wendy Calvin will discuss the evolution of Mars rovers in her March 11 Discover Science virtual lecture.
Students take home cash prizes for short videos depicting life as science students in annual competition.
Census of marine plankton fossils reveals inability to adapt to large shifts in climate
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology compiles scenic photos, Nevada facts in annual calendar
University of Nevada, Reno’s Bureau of Mines and Geology event Sat., Oct. 17
Campus community encouraged to be earthquake aware and to Drop, Cover and Hold-on
College of Science awarded $10 million DOE grant to develop comprehensive ‘toolkit’ for industry
College of Science public series moves online, geothermal energy first topic
The University’s 2020 Outstanding Researcher award recognizes the amazing discoveries, scientific contributions and career of Geoff Blewitt
University geoscience teams monitoring, finding, mapping damage and surface ruptures
Watch the short documentary Fertile Waters and an episode of Mineral Monday, both official selections in the festival, on May 5 at 7 p.m. at the virtual festival.
College of Science seismological lab tracks seismic activity in Silver State
Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering student receives prestigious award granted to the top 5% of student participants.
Geologist and newly appointed Director of the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering plans to continue Mackay’s proud legacy with a fresh vision for the school in mind.
Graduate Students in the Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering took home 1st and 3rd in the meeting's poster competition
Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering honored as an early career scientist by the American Geophysical Union.
Mineral Monday heads up to Virginia City with two very special guests in this three-part season finale.
Learn about the mineral epidote on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
Watch this week's episode about the Keck Museum's trilobite collection.
Learn about the stunning mineral cerussite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday
College of Science’s seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn, prepare for earthquakes
Watch this week's episode about the mineral, hemimorphite, and check it out in the Keck Museum for yourself.
Participants will learn about the geology of the Truckee Meadows and Virginia City
Watch this week's episode of Mineral Monday featuring the Keck Museum's wolframite specimens.
The College of Science and Mackay School honored an impressive group of alumni at the annual Alumni of the Year reception on September 25.
University of Nevada, Reno’s seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn and prepare for earthquakes
University receives $1.25 million grant to create an interdisciplinary team of professionals, partnered with the world’s largest mining companies, in order to advance technology and automation in mines.
Learn about the mineral that holds the number 1 spot on the Mohs Hardness Scale.
Learn about the mineral, corundum, on this week's episode of Mineral Monday with Garrett Barmore.
The College of Science favorite is back for a new season
Camera goes live on University of Nevada, Reno’s AlertWildfire website
College of Science leads effort to monitor, research, assess earthquake hazards
Professor of Geography and US Army veteran paratrooper Ken Nussear participated in the 75th anniversary reenactment of D-Day
College of Science geologists are successful with new exploration methods for renewable energy
College of Science team successful with new exploration methods for renewable energy
Mineral Monday competition winner, Vera, co-hosts this week's episode of Mineral Monday about the Ichthyosaur.
Learn about the mineral Blue Mud on this week's episode of Mineral Monday
Take an interactive walking tour of 10 University museums on and around campus
The Mackay Muckers had enough female recruits for both men's and a women's teams for the first time in five years.
Margery McKnight Carr was the only woman and the third in history to have graduated from the Mackay School of Mines in 1951
Learn about the mineral crocoite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday
College of Science geologist on the science team for the rover Opportunity
Learn about the mineral adamite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday
The Keck Museum is excited to announce its first-ever Mineral Monday competition!
Mineral Monday is back for season three with an exciting announcement
A look back at some remarkable images from the Mackay School's past.
Lahontan cutthroat trout species re-discovery was the most clicked on Nevada Today story in 2018
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology’s regional-scale lidar mapping provides novel insights into earthquake, flood and glacial history
Learn how gold goes from in the ground to the finished product.
Learn about the beautiful green mineral, dioptase, on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
This week's specimen looks like a diamond, is called a diamond, but is not a diamond at all!
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology compiles scenic photos, Nevada facts in annual calendar
This week, learn about common opal, precious opal and Nevada's state mineral, black fire opal.
This week's mineral shares its namesake with a famous group of museums and research centers. Any guesses?
Take a trip out to Newmont Mining Operations Twin Creeks facility on this week's episode of Mineral Monday!
University of Nevada, Reno’s seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn, prepare for earthquakes
Learn about the common mineral, barite, on this week's episode.
College of Science's Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology to lead free public tour Saturday
College of Science's Nevada Seismological Lab goes to great heights to help firefighters
Topaz, often used in jewelry, is the subject of this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
Learn about the tabular mineral aragonite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
Service learning opportunities offered in the geography department at the University of Nevada, Reno has students building community ties for marginalized populations
College of Science’s seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn, prepare for earthquakes
Garrett heads out on the road again this week for another field trip edition of Mineral Monday!
Discover Science Lecture Series brings solar system tour guide and astronomer to talk with community
This week, Garrett shows us a few exciting pieces in the Keck Museum's mining history collection.
This relatively common mineral is popular with collectors because of its beautiful blue hues.
Learn about this ancient marine reptile on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
Explore this incredible geological site and hear the Burning Man Organization's plans for the property in this special field trip edition of Mineral Monday.
College of Science and UC San Diego team with regional agencies to help firefighting efforts
College of Science’s Graham Kent talks about successful mountaintop fire tracking system
Watch this week's episode of Mineral Monday and learn about the mineral cinnabar.
Watch this week's episode of Mineral Monday and learn about the mineral stibnite.
Watch this week's episode of Mineral Monday about the many fluorite specimens on display at the Keck Museum.
This week, learn about the spectacular mineral vivianite.
Explore one of the Keck Museum's off-site storage locations with curator Garrett Barmore.
For this week's episode of Mineral Monday, learn about this common mineral that comes in many different colors.
The Mohs Hardness Scale is often used as a first step when classifying rocks and minerals.
Students in the School of Mines traveled to Camborne, England for 40th international competition
This week on Mineral Monday, learn about two unique formations of native silver or silver nuggets.
For this week's episode of Mineral Monday, Garrett takes us back in time to the early days of mining on the Comstock here in our home state of Nevada.
This week's specimen illustrates a unique feature of this ancient shark species.
Recent donations from Newmont advances mining education at the University of Nevada, Reno
Sugar Bowl Resort, University partner to study regional weather, climate and water impacts for California and Nevada
Learn about the mysterious tektites for this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
The Mary Louise and John Mackay Silver Collection showcases about 58 ornately designed silver service pieces, and is one of the Keck Museum's more famous collections.
Wakabayashilite is one of the rarest minerals in the Keck Museum's collection.
Community welcome to attend family-fun event at the University of Nevada, Reno
Learn about this yellow tabular mineral called wulfenite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
Learn about this prehistoric species of elephant on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
College of Science leads efforts to bring internet to the wilderness for hazard monitoring
This stunning mineral is very common and is better known by it's nickname.
Learn about the fast-moving mineral halite in this week's episode of Mineral Monday.
College of Science leveraging technology for public safety
Learn something new about Nevada on this week's episode of Mineral Monday!
Researchers reconstruct the relationship between changing sociopolitical conditions and their effect on the landscape.
The mineral hematite is considered the most important iron ore because it is mined and then refined into iron.
This week, learn about the mineral staurolite and its unique twinned formation.
The Keck Museum houses the only public collection of fossils found at the Carson City trackway.
Philipp Ruprecht and team get treated to several eruptions in trek on northern peninsula
This week, explore the Keck Museum's extensive native copper collection.
The University of Nevada, Reno partners with five other universities nationwide to offer new topics in hydrology research.
Each Monday, explore the many amazing minerals, fossils and historical objects on display at the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum with curator Garrett Barmore.
University reports several magnitude 2 and lower quakes, no damage reported
The University of Nevada, Reno partners with five universities nationwide to teach new topics in hydrological research.
Scholarship recipients met with donors at the annual College of Science Scholarship Luncheon
Students can win a pizza or donut party for their class if they take and post a picture with #ShakeOutPizza
The Great Nevada ShakeOut is Oct. 19
Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program
College of Science receives $1.5 million from DOE for Phase III of project to find “blind” systems
Nevada Seismological Lab system helps firefighters respond to wildfires with mountaintop monitoring
11 museums covering a range of interests will participate in the campus-wide event
College of Science-led multi-institution study focuses on southwest United States
Bridget Ayling took over the director position at the GBCGE last spring
University of Nevada, Reno seismologists work with other agencies to monitor, respond to events
Nevada comes to life in Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology’s 2017 calendar
College of Science geophysics team identifies new dangers
University’s partnership with Tahoe Prosperity Center expands mountaintop monitoring
Scripps-led study offers new insights for hazard assessment models
University’s seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn, prepare for earthquakes
President Barack Obama praises Nevada Sen. Reid for saving Lake Tahoe
Nevada Seismological Lab to initially integrate eastern California within the Tahoe-Truckee corridor
Fire camera system built and maintained by University of Nevada, Reno Seismological Lab
Nevada Seismological Lab in College of Science continues to monitor seismic activity
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering students compete in a variety of events
Annual 'Day at the Museum' event to open 11 Museum District locations to the community
Seismological Society of America’s annual meeting to address latest earthquake research
Two grad students and professor studied seismic effects of devastating, deadly earthquake
Earthquake Economic Resiliency Forum for public, economic leaders and disaster officials
Students compete against other top schools by engaging in real world engineering problems
Register now for Drop, Cover, Hold On public earthquake drill
Recognized for advancements in environmental processes through novel measurement, theory and international collaboration
College of Science's Nevada Seismological Laboratory monitors the year-long earthquake swarms
University of Nevada, Reno teams with agencies in private-public partnership to preserve ecosystem
U.S. Department of Energy project calls on University expertise in geologic modeling and geothermal exploration
Bureau of Land Management and University of Nevada, Reno team up to protect rangeland and forests
University of Nevada, Reno's Seismo Lab building comprehensive system to cover region with fire-spotting technology
College of Science seismological lab director offers science-grounded view of Hollywood disaster film
College of Science team searching for geophysical clues south of Kathmandu
University of Nevada, Reno students get the chance to compete and network at international competition
University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 23 graduate program rankings
College of Science team uses experience to look ahead toward next year’s event
College of Science's Nevada Seismological Lab seismic network does double duty as fire lookout system
College of Science professor studies wide range of topics based in earth science and physics
Nevada Seismological Laboratory continues to monitor ongoing activity in far northwest Nevada
McMurdo ice shelf and sea water interface temperatures recorded for first time by University of Nevada, Reno researcher
University of Nevada, Reno and Rice University professors challenge old assumptions of tectonics
Students, faculty, industry leaders, agency reps participate in informal forum on geothermal in Nevada
560,000 Nevada participants, including the University, will practice Drop, Cover and Hold-on earthquake response
Public invited to University’s first Discover Nevada open house at Great Basin Science and Sample Records Library in north Reno Oct. 15 and 16
Public invited to join a one-day excursion in the Carson City area for Earth Science Week
College of Science seismological network does double duty as fire lookout system
University and DRI research shows rare fish struggling to survive
University and DRI continue important research work in many areas
University of Nevada, Reno chosen for first-of-its-kind scientific gathering
International workshop to discuss socio-ecologic issues of mountain environments
University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Seismological Lab brings training and education trailer to area schools
College of Science researchers go to science conference in Vienna to present findings
Rangeland, soil, forest, water and megadrought expertise helps Nevada, western U.S.
University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 24 graduate program rankings
University graduate student’s research mapped out fault lines and geothermal areas of the Black Rock Desert
Several magnitude-3.2 quakes, no damage reported
Jim Faulds recognized for work in tectonics and structural geology
Mackay School of Mines grad to talk on trade, technology and environment
The “Earthquakes, Chukars and Millionaires: The ‘Mackay Mines’ Story” exhibit will open Feb. 1
University of Nevada, Reno professor Stacia Gordon to discuss her research on partial melting at awards banquet in Vienna
Public invited to open house/unveiling Dec. 13 in historic Mackay School of Mines building
Scott Tyler will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering in December
Professor begins second year of teaching and mining ventilation research at University of Nevada, Reno
Participants can take part in earth science discovery hike to collect rocks and map local geology
Geography professor brings broad scale data to Tahoe research
New platform in works to monitor environment, multi-hazards for use by statewide emergency managers
University professor to sit on discussion panel at the National Geothermal Summit
Nevada Seismological Lab and Nevada Department of Emergency Management send preparedness messages
College of Science forest researcher to study climate, environment over past centuries
Middle and high school students tour campus labs as part of 11th annual Engineers Day.
2013 marks numerous anniversaries for the University of Nevada, Reno
One of several industry-specific educational programs the University has offered
Seismo Lab leader to talk on novel methods for underwater paleoseismology
Ken Smith's work helped locate impact area quickly, accurately
The NBMG is selling a 15-month calendar including different geological themes in the state of Nevada.
The University's James Faulds wins Peer Review Excellence award for geothermal technology project
Series of 145 small quakes recorded by seismological lab in past week 10 miles from campus bring awareness to drill
College of Science seismologist Glenn Biasi co-authors report with GNS Science in New Zealand
Heads State Climate Office in College of Science public service department
University of Nevada, Reno and Scripps Institution of Oceanography to collaborate
Nevada Geodetic Lab uses GPS and radar for most precise measurements over entire mountain range
Interdisciplinary work yields new, easier, less destructive way to examine diets of ancient peoples by using dental calculus
Nevada Geodetic Lab operates largest GPS network processing system in world
College of Science geophysicist John Anderson presents study at science conference in Vancouver, B.C.
Climate change effects to be monitored continuously with new fiber-optic distributed temperature sensing
James Taranik, late Mackay dean, director to be honored at celebration of life at DRI on Sept. 12
Student plays a central role in first-of-its-kind National Geothermal Academy
2010 Foundation Professors intertwine excellence in teaching and research