College of Science

In deep water:

Department of Biology researchers take on the challenge of protecting our most precious resource

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Happening at the College of Science

Khmer man with giant catfish in the Tonle Sap River

Freshwater megafauna populations declining globally

First comprehensive global population study of giant freshwater fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians shows sharp declines, highlighting the need for timely and targeted conservation efforts.

Faculty member and student in front of research-project poster

Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

AlertTahoe camera and tower install

Final AlertTahoe fire camera installation complete near Emerald Bay

Camera goes live on University of Nevada, Reno’s AlertWildfire website

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?

Your name here

Bestowing honor, influence and inspiration in perpetuity through the gift of named chairs and professorships.

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Student at graduation

View over 50 degrees in 18 different majors available at the College of Science.

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Michio Kaku

Join us for the Discover Science Lecture Series, bringing the world's leading scientists to our community.

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Explore the value of named chairs and professorships at the College of Science.