College News

Yan lab male infertility research

Research on sperm transportation reveals new cause of male infertility

1/14/2019
UNR Med-led research team corrects a 150-year-old wrong concept regarding sperm transport; findings could lead to new treatment for male infertility

Scientists: 'Time is ripe' to use big data for planet-sized plant data

1/9/2019
Professor Julie Allen leads research using big data to address biodiversity issues at the global scale

old photograph of two women in front of Mackay Statue

A place in history: the Mackay School

1/9/2019
A look back at some remarkable images from the Mackay School's past.

Lahontan cutthroat trout

Environmental discoveries, men's hoops lead most popular stories of 2018

12/19/2018
Lahontan cutthroat trout species re-discovery was the most clicked on Nevada Today story in 2018

Image of river basin developed through airborne lidar mapping technology

Revealing our dynamic landscape through new high-resolution topographic data

12/18/2018
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology’s regional-scale lidar mapping provides novel insights into earthquake, flood and glacial history

BUtterfly on plant

The Promise of Chemical Ecology

12/12/2018
The Hitchcock Center for Chemical Ecology welcomes Dr. Paul Cox at December 2018 Launch Symposium

Grateful College of Science student

2018 Winter Commencement: 'What path will you take?'

12/10/2018
1,864 degrees conferred during two ceremonies on Saturday

garnets

Mineral Monday: garnets

12/10/2018
This week, learn about one of the most common crystals: garnets.

Carr Fire Firenado

Scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire

12/5/2018
Climate, weather set the stage for uncontrollable inferno in Redding, California

Hand holding gold slurry

Mineral Monday: how gold is made

12/3/2018
Learn how gold goes from in the ground to the finished product.

Mihye Ahn

Decoding the mind

11/28/2018
Mathematics & Statistics Assistant Professor Mihye Ahn on her research and rise in academia

Dioptase

Mineral Monday: Dioptase

11/26/2018
Learn about the beautiful green mineral, dioptase, on this week's episode of Mineral Monday.