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Department of Geoscience

May 22, 2017
Campus News

UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.


May 3, 2017
Research

UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.


May 1, 2017
People

This economic geologist talks about being in a state where the mining industry thrives and about the difficulty of getting his 6-foot 4-inch frame into a running helicopter on rough ground.


Apr 25, 2017
People

The career of Lisa Danielson, the Graduate College Alumnua of the Year, took off like a rocket after UNLV.


Apr 18, 2017
Research

From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.


Feb 22, 2017
Arts & Culture

“Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery” shows the beauty of science and the artistic side of even the most lab-bound of scientists.


Feb 1, 2017
Arts & Culture

"Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery" brings College of Sciences together with UNLV Galleries for an exhibit of images and objects related to UNLV research.


Oct 5, 2016
Research

The improved facility will open to the public Oct. 8.


May 10, 2016
Campus News

Advice from Amy L. Brock-Hon, College of Sciences Alumna of the Year


Mar 4, 2016
People

Geoscience professor Elisabeth (Libby) Hausrath honored for early career accomplishments; research focuses on geochemistry, chemical interactions and soil-forming processes on Mars.


Nov 13, 2015
Research

UNLV paleontologists recover mammoth fossils northwest of Las Vegas.


Oct 15, 2015
Research

UNLV geoscience professor exploring the links between wet conditions starting 5,000 years ago and weather events such as El Niño in the Desert Southwest.


Apr 8, 2015
Research
Data from NASA’s Mars Exploration Program is helping Elisabeth Hausrath understand how soil and water might have once interacted on the surface of our solar system’s most-Earthlike neighbor.

Aug 8, 2014
People
Liz Smith was shocked her quiet work keeping geoscience rolling garnered top honors as the President's Classified Employee of the Year.