Celebrating the Class of 2024

Congratulations, Wolf Pack! The University conferred 3,027 degrees over the course of three days and five commencement ceremonies, including 2,340 bachelor’s degrees and 687 advanced degrees (master’s and doctoral degrees).

Read more about the 2024 graduates

The Mackay School

Explore degree programs and other opportunities within the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, an academic division within the College of Science.

Learn about the Mackay School
Mackay statue in front of the Mackay Mines building on the University campus.

Building a future of discovery, together

We are a college of accomplished faculty and inventive students, leading researchers and scientific pioneers. Every day, these great minds take on complex challenges and unearth groundbreaking solutions for problems we all care about. Imagine where we could go if we work together to support them. Will you join us?

Happening at the College of Science

Andrew Siciliano smiles in front of a brick building and a leafy tree.

Geology student receives Goldwater Scholarship

Andrew Siciliano wants to pursue geochemistry research

A rainbow descends from the top left part of the photo toward downtown Reno.

Ask the Professor: How do rainbows form?

Xiyue Zhang elucidates the physics behind the Pride symbol

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Clinical Psychology Graduate Program ranked 70th in the country

Rankings provided by U.S. News & World Report put the University of Nevada, Reno program in the top 100 in the U.S.