College news

Campus aerial image from north campus looking toward south Reno

Nevada Seismological Lab reports swarm of 90 earthquakes in south Reno

1/12/2018
University reports several magnitude 2 and lower quakes, no damage reported

Ganzorig Batsaihan (left) sits with Sudeep Chandra on a river boat

College of Science supported film selected for the 2018 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

1/3/2018
The film "Ganzorig and the River Wolf" offers a unique perspective into the work of local Mongolian scientist, Ganzorig Batsaihan.

Volcano viewing in Kamchatka

Active volcanoes lure College of Science geologist to remote Kamchatka

12/28/2017
Philipp Ruprecht and team get treated to several eruptions in trek on northern peninsula

One hundred dollar bills with a beaker on top.

Is commercialization the new status symbol for academic scientists?

12/25/2017
A University of Nevada, Reno faculty member interviewed 61 scientists at four top research universities, examining how they think about commercial rewards

A group of students dressed in lab coats and goggles pose in a chemistry lab around their TA.

New program awards chemistry lab safety

12/14/2017
Three Teaching Assistants recognized for their success in undergraduate chemistry lab safety

Two professors and two students stand infront of a tree.

The gene tree: mapping the evolutionary history of a sugar gene

12/12/2017
University research into Neu5Gc sugar lays groundwork for research in diets, transplants, and diseases.

High school students looking at sagebrush during a snowfall in June

El Niño and La Niña, what’s the difference?

12/11/2017
New Cooperative Extension publication explains Nevada’s weather and climate

Students pose for a photo on top of a large dirt hill

Game of drones: College of Science students test the use of unmanned aircraft systems for research

12/1/2017
The University of Nevada, Reno partners with five universities nationwide to teach new topics in hydrological research.

Fang Jiang studies fMRI technology images

Lightning Talks provide early-career faculty members opportunity to network, collaborate

11/30/2017
Presentations represented a variety of disciplines, including sustainable plant production and street art in virtual reality

Great Basin of Nevada

Great Basin seed study experiment targets rangeland restoration

11/28/2017
New genetic study methods, targeted seed production in four-year study by CABNR, College of Science

Wei Yan and David Leitner pictured in their classrooms

Two faculty members named AAAS Fellows

11/21/2017
David Leitner and Wei Yan receive national recognition for their distinguished contributions to science

Silver Pen award winner Michael Branch stands in front of the wall of honor with Hall of Fame inductees Terri Farley and Donald Revell in the Leslie Harvey and Robert George Whittemore Tower Entry and Reception Gallery of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

The 2017 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductees cover it all: Poetry, satire and wild life

11/21/2017
Annual event honors Nevada's finest writers, and serves as a stimulus to encourage excellence among emerging writers in the Silver State