Welcome to the School of Life Sciences!

Research Experience for Undergraduates: Mechanisms of Evolution

The goals of this program are to provide undergraduates with hypothesis-based projects that investigate one or more mechanisms of evolution, promote careers in science, reinforce the connection between genetics and evolution, and highlight the accomplishments of evolutionary scholars.

Developing the Skill and Will to Succeed in STEM Scholarship Program

This scholarship program provides up to three years of support to low-income, academically talented students pursuing undergraduate degrees in Life Sciences at UNLV.

What's Happening

A woman stands in front of Machu Picchu
Jul. 16, 2021

Artist Danielle Eames turns to medical school at age 32.

Jul. 13, 2021

UNLV Alumni Association affinity club helps develop networks between students and alumni and build bridges for career development.

A woman stands in the forest
Jun. 18, 2021

Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.

Graduates seated in red caps and gown during a previous UNLV commencement
May. 10, 2021

An enduring commencement tradition continues this spring as UNLV president honors seven outstanding students who exemplify the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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  • Lincy Associate Professor of Life Sciences
  • Associate Professor in Residence, School of Life Sciences
  • Professor of Life Sciences


The School of Life Sciences is one of the schools in the College of Sciences.