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  • Getting to Know Sciences

    Have you ever wondered why a student is studying biology or mathematics? Curious about what type of research is happening here? Or have you ever thought about what career options there are for someone who has a degree from the College of Sciences? Those questions and more are answered as you get to know some of our best and brightest.

  • College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year

    Dr. Tony Alamo was recently named the College of Science Alumnus of the Year. He is an internal medicine doctor with a local practice and currently serves as chair of the Nevada Gaming Commission. Learn more about how he ended up at UNLV, was inspired to follow his two passions, and advice he has for students.

  • Distinguished Chemistry Professor Passes Away

    UNLV and the College of Sciences are saddened to announce the passing of Distinguished Chemistry Professor Dennis Lindle, who passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, in Berkeley, Calif.

  • New Faces: Mira Han

    The School of Life Sciences professor studied computer science when she first entered college, but fascination with evolution eventually drew her to genomics.

  • Experiencing an Earthquake

    Shaylene Scarlett, left, and Carli Smith, both junior biology majors, feel what it is like to be in a 7.0 magnitude earthquake inside the Big Shaker. The mobile earthquake simulator was on campus teaching faculty, staff, and students about earthquake preparedness and safety.