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The Milky Way Galaxy seen over the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array west of Socorro, New Mexico.
Dec 12, 2018

Astrophysicists discover a large population of potential young planets in distant solar systems.

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Nov 30, 2018
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Nov 28, 2018

Climate change researcher Matt Lachniet explains the impacts of hotter temperatures.

woman presenting at research symposium
Nov 20, 2018

Sometimes they find that by helping others, they also help themselves.

Nov 8, 2018

UNLV geologist investigating 310 million-year-old fossil trackway from ancient reptilian creature.

Oct 17, 2018

Scholarship fuels research that could save communities from floods.

Kenneth Jones
Oct 11, 2018

College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Kenneth Bruce Jones found a mentor during a game of three-on-three.

Brett Riddle holding a bike.
Oct 8, 2018

Location, environment — and one superb teacher — inspired Riddle to get into the field of biogeography.

gloved hand squirting liquid from syringe onto a petri dish
Oct 4, 2018

The public is invited to get a first-hand glimpse at innovation.

Shaimaa Abdelhaleem
Oct 4, 2018

Most kids want to be doctors, vets, police officers, or teachers when they grow up. Shaimaa Abdelhaleem had different ideas.

Plate with food made out of money
Oct 2, 2018

UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.

Honors College signage
Sep 21, 2018

The Research & Creative Honors Program helps UNLV undergrads prepare for graduate research work.

image of moon orbits
Sep 18, 2018

UNLV astrophysicists ponder "reservoirs of life" on the moons of planets expelled by their hosts and drifting through the galaxy.

Sharang Chaudhry speaking in front of brain simulations.
Sep 13, 2018

Embracing contradiction made statistics doctoral student Sharang Chaudhry a better research presenter.