Discover Science Podcast: Andrew Revkin on the state of journalism in the era of climate change
Graduate student Shelby Herbert leads a discussion between the renowned science journalist and professors Sudeep Chandra and Zeb Hogan.
Climate journalist asks, “Sustain what?”
Andrew Revkin, an award-winning environmental and sustainability journalist, will bring some of the insights he’s gained in his 34 years of reporting experience to the University on September 8. Revkin’s lecture will kick off the 12th season of the Discover Science Lecture Series.
Discover Science Lecture Series opens its 12th season
This season's lineup includes a range of disciplines. Registration for the first lecture on September 8 is now open.
Discover Science podcast: Harrison Schmitt on his trip to the Moon
Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt discusses what it was like to be on the Moon's surface, what we're still learning from the samples brought back to Earth and what the future of lunar exploration looks like
Discover Science podcast: Kizzmekia Corbett on going where you are loved
Scientific Lead in the development of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine discusses her research and work, the importance of good mentorship, and finding her place in science.
COVID-19 Vaccine developer Kizzmekia Corbett to visit University for Discover Science lecture April 28
The scientific lead for the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine research team was named a TIME Magazine Hero of the Year. Registration for her lecture is now open.
Apollo 17 astronaut, scientist and moonwalker Harrison Schmitt visits University March 31
The Discover Science Lecture Series continues with a visit from Apollo 17 astronaut and scientist Harrison Schmitt who stepped off the Moon's surface on December 19 during the last lunar visit.
Why does "The Man Who Knew Infinity" matter?
Mathematician Ken Ono will present his Discover Science lecture answering this question on March 10, following a screening of the movie “The Man Who Knew Infinity.”
Discover Science Lecture Series kicks off
The College of Science welcomes an astronaut, leading COVID-19 vaccine developer and more for its 2021/2022 season
COVID-19: Thinking back and looking forward
Members of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology discuss the COVID-19 vaccine technology, hesitancy, distribution and more for the Discover Science podcast
Calibrating Vision, a Discover Science at Home lecture
Foundation Professor and Director of the University’s Center for Integrative Neuroscience Michael Webster discusses the complex adaptations of our visual senses in his March 11 Discover Science virtual lecture.
Is there life on Mars?
Professor and Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering and member of the Mars Exploration Rover Team answers questions about roving on Mars.
Roving Mars: From Sojourner to Perseverance
Foundation Professor and planetary scientist Wendy Calvin will discuss the evolution of Mars rovers in her March 11 Discover Science virtual lecture.
Wildfire plume dynamics: Discover Science at Home series Nov. 19
College of Science public event moves online, high-intensity wildfires subject of third talk
Tales from the Crypt: Discover Science at Home series Oct. 22
College of Science public event moves online, Museum of Natural History focus of second talk
Discover Science at Home Speaker Series debuts Sept. 24
College of Science public series moves online, geothermal energy first topic
Exploring the relationship between space, race and STEM attainment on the Discover Science podcast
Dr. William F. Tate IV speaks with the College of Science about his research revealing the uneven contours of the education pipeline.
William Tate to present lecture on relationship of place, race and STEM education
Free public Discover Science Lecture Series to be held at Davidson Mathematics and Science Center
Astrophysicist Gabriela González to speak about gravitational wave discovery
College of Science invites top scientists for free Discover Science Lecture Series public lectures
John Mackay expert is first speaker in Discover Science Lecture Series
Gregory Crouch is biographer of University of Nevada, Reno benefactor
Science and policy: the Yin and Yang dynamic of global food security
Plant pathologist Bob Zeigler to present at Discover Science Lecture Series
Microbes in weird places: what life is like in the deep Earth
Karen Lloyd will speak on her recent research at the Discover Science Lecture, Thursday March 14
Discover Science Lecture Series announces its spring speaker schedule
The College of Science welcomes two leading researchers to campus during the spring 2019 semester.
Planetary Scientist Jim Bell will take you on a vacation through space
Discover Science Lecture Series brings solar system tour guide and astronomer to talk with community
Jaime Casap launches 2018-2019 Discover Science Lecture Series Aug. 22
Casap is the Education Evangelist at Google and speaks to education influencers about the role of web and tech-based learning
Mick Hitchcock closes out Discover Science Lecture Series April 5
Hitchcock is a University of Nevada, Reno trustee and bio-pharmaceutical researcher revolutionizing HIV treatment
S. James Gates Jr. to speak at the College of Science March 8
World-renowned theoretical physicist S. James Gates Jr. is known for his research on supersymmetry as well as his advocacy for diversity in education.
NASA Chief Scientist Julie Robinson visits with students, community
College of Science and Davidson Academy students and professors meet with Julie Robinson prior to her lecture
How “The Diversity Bonus” improves Science, Finance, Sports
Scott E. Page comes to the University of Nevada, Reno Thursday, Oct. 12.
College of Science talks Diversity, Space, Superstrings, HIV
Discover Science Lecture Series begins its seventh year at Nevada
Herpetologist Harry Greene to close Discover Science Lecture Series
The award-winning author and professor will discuss how natural history influences values
Discover Science Lecture Series to wrap up with snake expert
Celebrated herpetologist and rewilding proponent Harry W. Green will talk snakes and returning developed land to its natural state
Prepare for lift off with planetary scientist and Saturn expert Carolyn Porco
Discover Science Lecture Series takes a spin through the solar system on March 16
Fly expert to explain mystery of why swatting flies is tough
Michael Dickinson, will speak as part of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Discover Science Lecture Series
Neuroscientist and bioengineer to speak about aerodynamic feats of fruit flies
Michael Dickinson to present Feb. 16 in free Discover Science Lecture Series at University of Nevada, Reno
Astronomer, Astrobiology Ambassador Derrick Pitts to speak at lecture series
Next speaker in the Discover Science Lecture Series Oct. 13 at University of Nevada, Reno
Hubble telescope director reveals passion for astronomy, exploring universe
Robert Williams is next speaker for the Discover Science Lecture Series, April 21
Grand Canyon expert Karl Karlstrom to talk on origins of natural wonder of world
Next speaker in the Discover Science Lecture Series at University of Nevada, Reno
Zeb Hogan, researcher and Monster Fish expert, to talk about big fish
University of Nevada, Reno College of Science’s Discover Science lecture May 7
Monster Fish expert Zeb Hogan to talk about big fish
University of Nevada, Reno College of Science’s Discover Science lecture May 7
Monster fish, indicator of ecosystem health, face extinction crisis
A decade of discovery by College of Science researcher Zeb Hogan shows big fish disappearing
Mathematics comes to life in a musically entertaining evening of education
Award-winning professor David Kung featured in Discover Science Lecture Series.
Robert Ballard, discoverer of Titanic wreckage, featured at University lecture
Ocean explorer final speaker in this year’s free public Discover Science Lecture Series
Physicist Brian Greene brings “Why Science Matters” lecture to University
Best-selling author, NOVA science-show host featured in public Discover Science Lecture Series talk
Michio Kaku, renowned physicist and TV science show host, comes to campus
College of Science's Discover Science Lecture Series features public lecture Feb. 7
Yellowstone Wolf Project director to speak Dec. 6
Renowned biologist to make appearance as part of Discover Science Lecture Series
Bill Nye the Science Guy to bring his science to Lawlor Events Center Sept. 6
College of Science, ASUN team up to bring popular scientist-entertainer to campus
'Time Warp' host to speak on the nature of curiosity
Jeff Lieberman is the latest speaker in the 'Discover Science' lecture series
CalTech's Harry Gray to speak Dec. 8 on making clean fuel from sunlight and water
Army of students contribute to efforts to find global solar solutions for public
University hosts United Nations food economy expert for public lecture
World food crisis expected to continue with higher prices, volatility in domestic markets
Best-selling author Mary Roach featured in Discover Science Lecture Series
Humorist, writer to talk about her latest book “Packing for Mars” at the Davidson Math and Science Sept. 13
Tyson delivers a campus knockout
The overflow turnout and spirited reaction for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Discover Science” lecture on Feb. 3 is something the campus will not soon forget.