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Jan. 6, 2017

A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2016.

Dec. 28, 2016

UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.

Dec. 15, 2016

Four newly minted grads will be recognized by UNLV President Len Jessup during Saturday's commencement for their academic and research excellence.

Oct. 17, 2016

This biologist advises students to become involved in research to enhance their academic experience.

Oct. 11, 2016

The key feature of these systems is a hot planet on a short orbit. Understanding these systems may help us better understand the process involved in making planets.

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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.