Shaping the Future of Science

Education. Discovery. Innovation.

Departments & Programs

Chemistry and Biochemistry
Geoscience
Life Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Radiochemistry
Water Resources Management
Pre-Professional Programs
Minors
$11,104,91
Awards received in FY 2017
2,909
Students
78.1%
1st year retention rate of Fall 2016 student cohort

What's Happening

UNLV student Kevin Ashi
May. 16, 2018

Aspiring physician Kevin Ashi’s mission to solve global public health challenges is a path paved through life experiences, hard work, and a philosophy built on taking chances.

Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
May. 10, 2018

Who's the leading the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.

UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
May. 9, 2018

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

Portrait Michael Schwob
May. 3, 2018

Stepping into the world of research helped one student choose a career, make new friends, and get a head start on the future.

Portrait Hannah Patenaude
Apr. 23, 2018

Nevada undergraduate research journal offers UNLV students the opportunity to promote their research and boost their resumes.

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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.