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

Glass awards with inscriptions lined up on a table.

Mackay School celebrates another year of excellence

The annual John W. Mackay Banquet took place on April 26

Paul Alan Cox sits in a lab space with bottles of chemicals and pipettes behind him.

Visit Lake Tahoe on May 30 to learn about “The Promise of Chemical Ecology”

Neurodegenerative disease prevention, “blue zones” and environmental conservation to be discussed at the Hitchcock Center for Chemical Ecology keynote presentation

Caldor Fire burn scar

Lake Tahoe Wildfire Summit explores interdisciplinary solutions

University of Nevada, Reno researchers and scholars share their expertise and collaborate on potential wildfire management solutions