Department of Geoscience News
Geoscience is an all-encompassing term used to refer to the earth sciences. Geoscientists strive to understand earth processes and study the origin and evolution of our planet; the chemical and physical properties of minerals, rocks, and fluids; the structure of our mobile crust; the history of life; and the human adaptation to earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, and floods.
Current Geoscience News
A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.
UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet explains what it means and how climate change plays a role.
A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.
A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.
UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.
Geoscience In The News
Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the National Science Foundation (NSF) for awarding $828,904 in funding to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The following are just a few of the ways “climate change now” made its full force known in the Rocky Mountains this year and showed its impact on everyday life.
UNLV science professors Libby Hausrath and Arya Udry are finally getting an opportunity to analyze data after being selected by NASA for the Mars 2020 Perseverance mission.
Choking on ozone spikes, losing favorite hiking spots like Hanging Lake, sweating through fall school days — climate change is now.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has a rich history dating back more than a century, from the original focus on mining engineering, to today's interdisciplinary focus on earth, energy, and materials sciences and engineering.
DEEPER DROUGHTS POSSIBLE IN SOUTHWEST, SCIENTISTS WARN