College of Science alumni & friends

Biology Department doctoral alumnus Julie Robinson and Chief Scientist of NASA's International Space Station on how research happening in space is changing our lives here on Earth.

Alumni feature: Julie Robinson

Alumni & Friends

Our alumni are a vital part of our College community. They are leaders in their fields, innovators of change, and the most important role models for our students. Stay connected to the College of Science and help build a future of discovery.

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

Khmer man with giant catfish in the Tonle Sap River

Freshwater megafauna populations declining globally

First comprehensive global population study of giant freshwater fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians shows sharp declines, highlighting the need for timely and targeted conservation efforts.

Faculty member and student in front of research-project poster

Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

AlertTahoe camera and tower install

Final AlertTahoe fire camera installation complete near Emerald Bay

Camera goes live on University of Nevada, Reno’s AlertWildfire website