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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. 3, 2021

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

Dec. 3, 2021

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

Nov. 15, 2021

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

Nov. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

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Oct. 13, 2021

A flurry of more than 1,650 FRBs detected by FAST telescope over 47 days in 2019 unlocks clues to the nature and location of the powerful millisecond-long cosmic radio explosions.

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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.