Recent expedition and monster fish rescue highlight Mekong River's global significance
Deep pools in Mekong River may be home to world's largest freshwater fish
Lucas Ingvoldstad named USDA Director of Rural Development in Nevada
Alumnus of the Department of Geography’s Land Use Planning Master’s program aims to address climate change and invest in climate-smart infrastructure in rural Nevada
Funding in flight: Making climate change prediction models more accurate
Researchers from the Department of Geography are making use of new drone technology with support from the Global Climate Change Foundation.
The Elizabeth Racao Durfee Hallway
College of Science Interim Dean Katherine McCall named a hallway in the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center after her great aunt.
World’s largest, most endangered freshwater fishes released in Cambodian lake
Tagging and release of Mekong giant catfish, giant barb and river catfish highlight the immense value of biodiversity and ecosystems in the region
Indigenous Knowledge could inform sustainability efforts in the Amazon
From wind turbines to a pepper plant: a multi-disciplinary team of University and Indigenous Amazonian researchers work to untangle a complex web of interactions
Fleischmann Planetarium: a gateway to science
Reflecting on its rich history and looking toward the future, the Fleischmann Planetarium as it finds its new home in the College of Science
Reclaiming the land, remapping history
Through research and mapping, geography graduate student and member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Autumn Harry recognizes Indigenous place names to honor her Numu (Northern Paiute) homelands.
Discover Science Lecture Series kicks off
The College of Science welcomes an astronaut, leading COVID-19 vaccine developer and more for its 2021/2022 season
COVID-19: Thinking back and looking forward
Members of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology discuss the COVID-19 vaccine technology, hesitancy, distribution and more for the Discover Science podcast
Blaize Abuntori acts on a simple idea, makes a big impact
Statistics and data science master's student receives the Cavanaugh Community Volunteer Award for launching the Reno Burrito Project
Goldwater Scholar Jacob Molina continues pursuit of "innate" passion for physics
Molina's research focuses on plasma and condensed matter physics under the mentorship of Assistant Professor Thomas White
Pamela Sandstrom pairs mentorship with collaboration to engage her students in learning
Teaching Associate Professor of Biology receives the Regents' Teaching Award
Student Jayde Powell builds on a family legacy of community service and engagement
College of Science student receives the Sam Lieberman Regents' Award for Student Scholarship
Jena Casas' evolving research focuses on filling the need for behavioral health services in Nevada
Doctoral student in clinical psychology receives the Sam Lieberman Regents' Award for Student Scholarship
Amy Altick asks "What did your brain do for you today?"
Dr. Altick receives the Outstanding Outreach and Engagement Faculty Award for her work with the Society for Neuroscience
Calibrating Vision, a Discover Science at Home lecture
Foundation Professor and Director of the University’s Center for Integrative Neuroscience Michael Webster discusses the complex adaptations of our visual senses in his March 11 Discover Science virtual lecture.
Energy Resource Governance Initiative (ERGI) Academy to facilitate global governance of energy resource minerals
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.
Is there life on Mars?
Professor and Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering and member of the Mars Exploration Rover Team answers questions about roving on Mars.
College of Science Student Emergency Fund supports students impacted by the pandemic
Students receive financial assistance for everything from tuition to groceries.
A shared humanity
Four leaders in the College of Science share their perspectives on success, leadership and identity
Nevada ENDURE seeks to improve diversity in neuroscience
New program aims to raise interest and opportunities in neuroscience research for individuals who are typically underrepresented in the field.
Providing support and inspiration for female scientists and engineers at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Marine Plankton face threat of extinction as planet warms
Census of marine plankton fossils reveals inability to adapt to large shifts in climate
The Early Childhood Autism Program leaves a legacy of changed lives
The Department of Psychology's Early Childhood Autism Program has served patients, families, students and program founder Patrick Ghezzi.
Taking on COVID-19 with math and stats
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Paul Hurtado and Nevada State Biostatistician and College of Science alumna Kyra Morgan talk COVID-19 and how they’re using numbers to make sense of it all.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) awarded to five College of Science students and one recent graduate
Faculty share congratulations with NSF GRFP recipients and students offer advice for others interested in applying.
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award recipients pursue overseas teaching and research opportunities
Elizabeth Everest (WiSE graduate) and Connor Billman of the Department of Biology both received the prestigious award.
Young alum Zachary Brounstein is moving forward and giving back
Brounstein, Class of 2016, endowed the Zachary R. Brounstein Scholarship fund.
Mineral Monday in Virginia City: The Chollar Mine
Mineral Monday heads up to Virginia City with two very special guests in this three-part season finale.
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) awarded to alumnus Rick Kraus
Department of Physics alumnus Rick Kraus ('07) was awarded the PECASE for materials and planetary science research
Remembering Normandy, a commemorative jump
Professor of Geography and US Army veteran paratrooper Ken Nussear participated in the 75th anniversary reenactment of D-Day
The Lady Muckers take on the 41st Annual International Collegiate Mining Competition
The Mackay Muckers had enough female recruits for both men's and a women's teams for the first time in five years.
Microbes in weird places: what life is like in the deep Earth
Karen Lloyd will speak on her recent research at the Discover Science Lecture, Thursday March 14
Natural selection and spatial memory link shown in mountain chickadee research
Long-term, extensive study in Sierra Nevada range yields behavior, memory and selection data
Museum of Natural History welcomes CFRC class of four-year-olds
The Museum uses interactive experiences to teach visitors about the natural world.
Psychometrics and statistical computing research funded by NSF
Assistant Professor Yinghan Chen's research will advance statistical methods for estimation in the design of educational assessment, psychiatric diagnosis techniques
'Anyone can be a (mad) scientist' and other College of Science video competition winners announced
Students take home cash prizes for short videos depicting life as science students in annual competition.