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$11,104,91
Awards received in FY 2017
3,024
Students
84.4%
1st year retention rate of Fall 2015 student cohort

What's Happening

Prof. Kelly Tseng
Apr. 18, 2018

UNLV study shows frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injury, debunking a belief that they can’t.

planet illustration
Apr. 9, 2018

Passing the baton in the search for distant planets.

Portrait Megan Hullinger
Apr. 9, 2018

This new member of the College of Sciences team sings — both the praises of UNLV and just for fun.

Sophia Quinton
Apr. 6, 2018

Undergraduate Honors College student Sophia Quinton has overcome personal adversity to win prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

UNLV esports champions trophy
Apr. 6, 2018

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of 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.