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  • Abel-Santos Team Receives $3.25 Million Grant from NIH

    UNLV chemistry professor Ernesto Abel-Santos and his team have received a five-year, $3.25 million award from the National Institutes of Health to develop a more potent and stable drug to prevent Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile.

  • College of Sciences Students Named Outstanding Graduates

    Van Vo, right, a researcher dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and Krystal Belmonte, left, a biologist uncovering the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease, were honored as UNLV’s outstanding graduates at winter commencement.

  • A Physics Professor on Global Climate Change

    Professor Michael Pravica explained the science behind global warming issues from his perspective as a physicist at a recent University Forum lecture. Here, he offers a recap of some of the issues he discussed.

  • Science in Motion: Andrew Cornelius

    Physicist Andrew Cornelius' research focuses on the properties of materials at high pressure. He won a full college scholarship by beating out more than 3,000 other high school students in a competition. The ability to understand the workings of the world still holds his fascination.

  • My Degree at Work: Emily Hartnett

    An avid rock climber, Emily Hartnett loved the personal interaction with her physics professors. She now owns her own company using emerging technologies to create electronic based consumer products.