College News

Yan lab male infertility research

Research on sperm transportation reveals new cause of male infertility

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

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

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

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

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

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?'

1,864 degrees conferred during two ceremonies on Saturday


Mineral Monday: garnets

This week, learn about one of the most common crystals: garnets.

Carr Fire Firenado

Scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire

Climate, weather set the stage for uncontrollable inferno in Redding, California

Hand holding gold slurry

Mineral Monday: how gold is made

Learn how gold goes from in the ground to the finished product.

Mihye Ahn

Decoding the mind

Mathematics & Statistics Assistant Professor Mihye Ahn on her research and rise in academia


Mineral Monday: Dioptase

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