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

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Building a future of discovery, together

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Happening at the College of Science

(Left) Headshot of Jena Casas. Top-right: wildland firefighters trudge through challenging terrain in Desolation Wilderness while working on the Caldor Fire. Bottom-right: A hand-made sign for the firefighters on the Caldor Fire reads "Thank you firefighters. You kick ash!".

How can I support wildland firefighters?

From handwritten letters to donating hot meals, postdoctoral fellow and clinical psychology Ph.D. Jena Casas offers advice on how you can support wildland firefighters this challenging fire season.

A volunteer and postdoc researcher conduct field testing in a mountain meadow.

A Nevada first: University-based Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit established

Nevada becomes 39th state to create multi-agency unit to serve research and conservation of wildlife, fisheries and habitats

Psychology professors Trixie and Allen Gardner with Washoe the chimp

Groundbreaking researcher Gardner dies at age 91

Psychology professor Allen Gardner and his wife Trixie earned worldwide acclaim teaching Washoe the chimpanzee American Sign Language