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Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Jul 31, 2017
Business & Community

UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.


Biochemistry professor Ron Gary
Jul 6, 2017
Research

Biochemist Ron Gary's enzyme research seeks to defeat cancer and Alzheimer's disease.


Ka-Voka Jackson is working to restore native plants in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Courtesy Photo)
Jun 13, 2017
Arts & Culture

Native American master's student Ka-Voka Jackson is working to protect the environment and preserve her Hualapai culture.


Solar panels in the Eldorado Valley
May 25, 2017
Research

Researchers investigate the environmental footprint of solar facilities to guide future design.


Vladislav Zhitny looks at a test tube
May 12, 2017
People

Vladislav Zhitny, who came to Las Vegas from Ukraine in 2006, ends undergrad studies ready to become a member of UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class.


Fireworks ignite during commencement
May 11, 2017
People

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


A high school student explores a project
May 2, 2017
Campus News

UNLV mines its own grade books to ensure students aren’t weeded out of STEM classes.


Douglas Duncan and Israel Alvarado
Apr 25, 2017
People

With limited options in Nevada for top-notch scientists, two UNLV grads welcome the high-tech jobs that the marijuana industry brought.


Theodore Garland Jr.
Apr 25, 2017
People

College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Theodore Garland has taught across the globe.


Devon Payne
Apr 19, 2017
Campus News

Junior microbiology major selected as a 2017 Goldwater Scholar.


artwork from Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery
Feb 22, 2017
Arts & Culture

“Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery” shows the beauty of science and the artistic side of even the most lab-bound of scientists.


Signage with the UNLV logo on campus
Feb 9, 2017
Research

Four faculty researchers have been turning heads in their fields and well beyond.


This slide of a Martian meteorite
Feb 1, 2017
Arts & Culture

"Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery" brings College of Sciences together with UNLV Galleries for an exhibit of images and objects related to UNLV research.


cloesup of commencement cap and 2016 tassle
Dec 15, 2016
Campus News

Four newly minted grads will be recognized by UNLV President Len Jessup during Saturday's commencement for their academic and research excellence.