College of Science

AlertWildfire: A 21st Century Firespotting System

“The old way of doing business, putting people on top of a mountain to look for fires, might still work to a good degree, but this new technological approach is tough to beat.”

Fighting fire with cameras

Happening at the College of Science

Portrait of Zachary Brounstein

Young alum Zachary Brounstein is moving forward and giving back

Brounstein, Class of 2016, endowed the Zachary R. Brounstein Scholarship fund.

Joel Scheingross and his PhD adviser Michael Lamb surveying waterfall plunge pools on Dry Meadow Creek in the Southern Sierra Nevada (credit: Roman DiBiase)

Joel Scheingross receives the 2019 Luna B. Leopold Award

Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering honored as an early career scientist by the American Geophysical Union.

old photograph of a large group of miners, circa 1890.

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.

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.

Learn about the Your Name Here campaign
Student at graduation

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

From academic advising to student housing, get the support you need to succeed.

Michio Kaku

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

Chair on black background

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