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May. 22, 2017

UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.

May. 19, 2017

Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.

May. 12, 2017

Vladislav Zhitny, who came to Las Vegas from Ukraine in 2006, ends undergrad studies ready to become a member of UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class.

May. 11, 2017

Who's the guy who will lead the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.

May. 11, 2017

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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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.