Visual art and music converge in new Lake Tahoe exhibit
Jazz musician and visual artist collaborate on a new exhibit in the Prim Library with a public artist reception on August 1.
The Guinn Center hires two senior staff members, two policy research interns
New hires at the Guinn Center expand research potential and bolster community-engagement
Lake Tahoe has high concentration of microplastics, global research shows
Research published in Nature reveals concentrations of microplastics in 38 lakes with plastic debris from textiles frequently identified
‘Burnt’ book reading and discussion takes on the challenge of wildfires in the West
The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe hosts author Clare Frank and the Climate and Wildfire Institute at the Prim Library Saturday, June 10
University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe celebrates awarded faculty and staff
Three faculty and staff members were awarded for their commitment and dedication to the recently acquired Wayne L. Prim Campus
Collegiate Academy program expands into Washoe County
The University of Nevada, Reno celebrates Clark County graduates as it prepares to expand the dual credit program into Northern Nevada
Lake Tahoe Summer Arts Workshops return for the 39th year
The workshops provide skills-based intensive art experiences inspired by the beauty of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada
Society for Freshwater Science announces Aaron Koning as recipient of Career Award
Global Water Center researcher pursues conservation solutions that sustain aquatic diversity and human needs
Discover Science Podcast: Sarah Hörst on life as we do not know it
Atmospheric chemist and a leading researcher of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, talks with physics and astronomy alum Donna dePolo and astrobiology professor Carlos Marsical
Feeding Mountain Chickadees at Chickadee Ridge is okay, research says
Chickadee Cognition Lab showed supplemental feeding of the wild birds had no negative impacts when proper food is used
Can my tree be saved?
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborists respond to questions about weather-damaged trees and how to respond when limbs break or trees fall
Probable ichthyosaur birthing grounds revealed in Nevada with the help of undergraduate researcher
Research in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution provides a new explanation for why so many of the extinct marine reptiles died in the same location in central Nevada
How to cook chicken on a volcano
Six years of research leads to new theories (and new cooking methods) at the Puyehue Cordón Caulle volcano
Aging infrastructure in rural Nevada sees alumni-led improvements
Yerington nears the completion of a USDA-funded project to remove and replace the rural Nevada city's 100-year-old sewer and water systems.
Las Vegas: bright lights, sustainable city
Las Vegas works toward 30 more years of sustainability management with the guidance of alumnus Marco Velotta
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
Discover Science podcast: Harrison Schmitt on his trip to the Moon
Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt discusses what it was like to be on the Moon's surface, what we're still learning from the samples brought back to Earth and what the future of lunar exploration looks like
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
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
Discover Science podcast: Ken Ono and "The Man Who Knew Infinity"
Renowned number theorist Dr. Ken Ono shares his deep connection to the life and work of Srinivasa Ramanujan in the latest episode of the Discover Science podcast.
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.
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
NASA grant funds research for sunscreen on Mars
High radiation on Mars is one of the many reasons the Red Planet seems inhospitable. Two chemistry professors from the University are using solutions from early Earth to solve that problem on Mars.
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
Caldor Fire impact on Lake Tahoe’s clarity, ecology studied amidst ongoing wildfire season
As extended smoke and ash continue to impact the Lake Tahoe Basin, researchers hope to better understand if and how the iconic alpine lake can recover.
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
Lorraine Benuto missioned around providing culturally sensitive evidence based care to the Latinx community and other underserved populations
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology Lorraine Benuto receives this year's Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Leadership Award
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
Elizabeth Leger’s exceptional career “shows no sign of slowing”
Professor of Biology and Director of the Museum of Natural History named Foundation Professor for extraordinary record of achievement
Pamela Sandstrom pairs mentorship with collaboration to engage her students in learning
Teaching Associate Professor of Biology receives the Regents' Teaching Award
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
Jennifer Hollander helps students build a love for learning
Teaching Associate Professor Jennifer Hollander receives the Paul and Judy Bible Teaching Excellence Award
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
Christopher Barile employs electrochemistry, inorganic chemistry, and materials chemistry in the fight against climate change
Barile receives the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Early Career Innovator Award
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.
NSF CAREER Award recipient Thomas White explores the most extreme states of matter in the Universe
Assistant professor of physics receives funding to include undergraduate students in cutting edge physics research
College of Science Student Emergency Fund supports students impacted by the pandemic
Students receive financial assistance for everything from tuition to groceries.
Roving Mars: From Sojourner to Perseverance
Foundation Professor and planetary scientist Wendy Calvin will discuss the evolution of Mars rovers in her March 11 Discover Science virtual lecture.
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.
Marine Plankton face threat of extinction as planet warms
Census of marine plankton fossils reveals inability to adapt to large shifts in climate
Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) chapter launched at the University of Nevada, Reno
Students launch a new club aimed at increasing diversity in the field of medicine
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.
Matt Forister named University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professor
Trevor J. McMinn Research Professor of Biology works to understand insects including butterflies and other pollinators, and to affect public perception of insects in the Western United States
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.
Tracking the insect apocalypse
22 years of data reveal an imminent threat to tropical insects
Young alum Zachary Brounstein is moving forward and giving back
Brounstein, Class of 2016, endowed the Zachary R. Brounstein Scholarship fund.
Bringing chemistry into K-12 classrooms
The Chemistry Demonstration Series, launched by a professor-student duo, ignites a passion for science in K-12 learners.
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
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.
A woman among men: Margery's story
Margery McKnight Carr was the only woman and the third in history to have graduated from the Mackay School of Mines in 1951
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
A Curious Collection
The Museum of Natural History Combines Research and Outreach in its Eclectic Space
Museum of Natural History welcomes CFRC class of four-year-olds
The Museum uses interactive experiences to teach visitors about the natural world.
Class of 2021 exceeds the Senior Class fundraising goal at the Go for the Gold event
College of Science event encourages student philanthropy as they become young alumni
'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.