Live a Life of Discovery.

At the College of Science, our accomplished faculty, inventive students, leading researchers and scientific pioneers take on complex challenges and unearth groundbreaking solutions for problems we all care about.

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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.

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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

A portrait of Yajahira Dircio smiling in front of a brick wall.

Making their MARC: Yajahira Dircio

Dircio is one of four students in the second MARC cohort

Somebody wearing a bandana looks into the dense foliage of a rainforest.

Researchers and students gain new insights and make new connections in Panama

Student participants join researchers to support international conservation efforts

A boxy device with piping running in separate directions away from it sits in a marshy area in a basin.

University geothermal research center holds Geothermal Town Hall

The free, public event will share information about geothermal energy production in Nevada