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2,754
Students
84.9%
1st year retention rate of Fall 2019 student cohort

What's Happening

Jun. 8, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting celebration, health, and progress at UNLV.

Jun. 3, 2021

Synakowski, currently the vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming, will join UNLV Aug. 30.

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May. 24, 2021

As director of UNLV's radiochemistry program, Art Gelis enjoys mentoring doctoral students.

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May. 12, 2021

At UNLV, astronomy Ph.D. graduate Jeremy Smallwood racks up scientific publications rather than stressing about individual grades.

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May. 12, 2021

Graduate Michael Schwob, recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, began racking up accomplishments by connecting with his instructors.

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  • Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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.