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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.

GAANN: Biological Sciences Doctoral Program

The UNLV School of Life Sciences in conjunction with the US Department of Education offers up to seven scholarships to support graduate training in Biological Sciences for highly qualified students with financial need.

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

archival photo of man peering into water
May. 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

women in africa carrying water jugs
May. 11, 2022

Hydrophilanthropy, the practice of aiding those in water-scarce regions, can transform lives. But when done carelessly, it can lead to immeasurable harm.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
May. 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

woman posing outdoors
Apr. 5, 2022

Student service award recipient Abriana Perez volunteered over 200 hours and partnered with others to help more than 5,000 community members during the pandemic.

 

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