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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

Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
Sep. 16, 2021

UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.

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Sep. 8, 2021

UNLV School of Dental Medicine names Drs. Jesse Falk and Michael Moody its Alumni of the Year.

Sep. 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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Aug. 17, 2021

UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet explains what it means and how climate change plays a role.

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Aug. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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Experts

  • Associate Vice President of Research
  • Professor of Life Sciences
  • Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology

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.