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$ 12,576,50
AWARDS RECEIVED IN FY 2020
2,754
Students
84.9 %
1st year retention rate of Fall 2019 student cohort

What's Happening

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Dec. 8, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring research and accomplishment at UNLV.

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Dec. 3, 2021

Program helps get undergraduates back into UNLV's labs and centers and working alongside faculty mentors.

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Dec. 3, 2021

An immigrant herself, Aziza Dhalai says she remembers how scary it can be to arrive in a new country.

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Nov. 15, 2021

New mineral from Earth’s lower mantle surfaced as diamond inclusion; study led by UNLV geochemist Oliver Tschauner.

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Nov. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change 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.