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1st year retention rate of Fall 2019 student cohort

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Aug. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

UNLV physicist Ashkan Salamat poses for a photo in his lab with green lasers in front of him and a computer screen behind him
Aug. 2, 2021

New discovery details how metals at room temperature can move from one state to another with a relatively small change in pressure.

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Jul. 16, 2021

Artist Danielle Eames turns to medical school at age 32.

Jul. 13, 2021

UNLV Alumni Association affinity club helps develop networks between students and alumni and build bridges for career development.

Jul. 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

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HiPSEC

High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

The High Pressure Science and Engineering Center (HiPSEC) is supported by the DOE-NNSA Stewardship Science Academic Alliances. HiPSEC is based at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is a multidisciplinary research group consisting of faculty, staff and students of the Physics and Astronomy , Geoscience, Chemistry and Engineering Departments.