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2,754
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84.9%
1st year retention rate of Fall 2019 student cohort

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Nov. 16, 2020

This math professor strives to find teaching methods that encourage students to enjoy math and pursue further studies.

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Nov. 11, 2020

Johnathan Scott says his time in the Army taught him that as long as you keep fighting, there's nothing you can't achieve.

Nov. 5, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.

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Nov. 4, 2020

UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to understanding the physical mechanisms of fast radio bursts in three papers published in Nature.

Oct. 26, 2020

One of her hobbies has taught the lab safety manager that sometimes the victor is the one who just keeps moving forward.

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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.