Building a future of discovery, together

We believe our faculty, researchers and students can change the world we live in for the better. Endowed positions, student scholarships, research funding and other forms of financial support provide our faculty and students with the flexibility and stability that lead to the 'Aha!' moments that can change our world.

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Stories of support

An opportunity for thanks The College of Science Scholarship Luncheon gave students the chance to meet some of the donors that have helped to support their education with scholarship money.
Collaboration across disciplines The Hitchcock Center for Chemical Ecology opens thanks to a generous donation from Dr. Mick Hitchcock.
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A worthy dedication The Mackay School dedicates the mine ventilation lab to Newmont Mining for their many years of support.
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Wild West meets Wall Street The Schulich Historic Certificate Collection, provided by prominent University donor Seymour Schulich, opens at the Keck Museum.
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Celebrating a lifetime of support

Dr. C.S. Chen graduated from the College of Science in 1964 with his Masters of Science in Physics. To honor the memory of his beloved mentor, Professor Emeritus T. Vernon Frazier, CS Chen and his wife Rufina established the JT Endowed Professorship in Physics. They hope that this endowed professorship will enable the College of Science to attract and retain proven leaders who exemplify the type of teaching and concern for students that Dr. Frazier provided.

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College of Science development team

Donna Knotek

Director of Development | (775) 682-5952

Leigh Fitzpatrick

Director of Development | (775) 682-8791

Diana Espinoza

Administrative Assistant, Development | (775) 682-1234