Where education and discovery go hand in hand

In the College of Sciences, discovery and education go hand in hand. Our faculty and students are at the forefront of science, conducting research in various fields including nanotechnology, high-pressure science, renewable energy, nuclear materials, and seismic activity. Our programs focus on enhancing the educational experience by providing practical application opportunities both in and out of the classroom.

 

Your gift to the College of Sciences will help to fuel academic discovery by our students, research development by our faculty, and will be an investment in a sustainable community now, and for years to come. Your support of the College of Sciences at UNLV helps to shape the future of science.

 

Did you know? Points of pride in the UNLV College of Sciences 

  • The College of Sciences attracts more research grants and contracts to UNLV than any other academic unit at the university.
  • Geoscientists Libby Hausrath and Arya Udry both have been selected as participating scientists to assist NASA with the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. MIT is the only other university to have two participating scientists selected for the Perseverance rover. 
  • Physicist Ashkan Salamat, and his partners, have discovered the key to creating room-temperature superconductivity, which will help lead to a more energy efficient future for all of us.
  • College of Sciences Alumnus, Matthew Graham (Ph.D. 2012) discovered a new scorpion species in Death Valley and is now serving as Assistant Chair of the Biology Department at Eastern Connecticut State University.
  • Alumna Vanessa Sanders (Ph.D 2017) was the first African-American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D in Radiochemistry. Vanessa now works as an assistant scientist in the Medical Isotope Research & Production Program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory.  

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2 CA 2
2 NE 2
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Rank Area of Giving Gifts
1 Athletics 331
2 Graduate College 241
3 College of Liberal Arts 238
4 Lee Business School 167
5 College of Fine Arts 85
6 William S. Boyd School of Law 83
7 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) 80
8 William F. Harrah College of Hospitality 75
9 Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering 70
10 Alumni Association 66
11 Greenspun College of Urban Affairs 66
12 College of Education 53
13 College of Sciences 51
14 Division of Student Affairs 43
15 School of Nursing 37
16 Areas of Greatest Need - Annual Fund 35
17 Honors College 30
18 Academic Success Center 28
19 School of Integrated Health Sciences 22
20 Community Engagement 20
21 Military & Veteran Services 19
22 School of Public Health 18
23 KUNV 91.5 FM / UNLVTV 18
24 UNLV School of Medicine 17
25 University Libraries 17
26 The Office of Diversity Initiatives 9
27 School of Dental Medicine 6
28 International Programs (Study Abroad) 6
29 Career Services 4
30 Rebel Advocates 2
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4 2017 31
5 2005 29
6 2018 26
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9 2011 23
10 2012 23
11 2007 20
12 2009 20
13 2013 20
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15 2014 19
16 2016 18
17 2022 18
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19 2008 17
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22 2002 15
23 1992 14
24 2006 13
25 2001 13
26 1999 13
27 2000 13
28 2023 12
29 1990 11
30 1995 11
31 1985 10
32 1997 10
33 1996 10
34 1984 8
35 1991 7
36 1988 7
37 1986 7
38 1993 7
39 1983 6
40 1980 6
41 2024 6
42 1989 5
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47 1987 4
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49 2025 3
50 1977 3
51 1969 2
52 1975 2
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