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Beth Wi waves to robot Pepper
Jan 30, 2018
Campus News

Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.


UNLV grad cap
Dec 15, 2017
People

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.


two men
Nov 22, 2017
People

Med student and community leader share a vision for a healthier Las Vegas.


Brian Hedlund sampling water in a spring.
Nov 1, 2017
Campus News

UNLV Prof. Brian Hedlund is studying microorganisms in a Nevada hot spring; the results could help evaluate whether extraterrestrial life exists.


Children and a college student plant seeds
Oct 12, 2017
Business & Community

115 UNLV volunteers fan out across the city to help community nonprofits.


Portrait of Elizabeth Stacy.
Oct 9, 2017
People

Excited about UNLV’s diversity and upward trajectory, this new life sciences professor is looking forward to involving more undergraduates in her research.


Scientist lifting test tubes.
Sep 25, 2017
Campus News

The university won a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to house a new multiphoton laser-scanning microscope, the first of its kind in Nevada.


Students examine flasks of fluid.
Sep 21, 2017
Campus News

UNLV welcomes inaugural SEA-Phages class, a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course.


researcher in lab
Sep 12, 2017
Research

UNLV research efforts have consistently grown over its 60-year life span, setting us on track to someday becoming one of the premier research universities in the nation.


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.