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UNLV logo with palm tree in background
Jul 12, 2018
Campus News

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


two women with boxes
Jul 3, 2018
People

As geologist Peg Rees heads to retirement, the 4,000 pounds of rocks she collected go to the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.


two stars in space
Jul 2, 2018
Research

To go further and faster than anything before, the Breakthrough Starshot mission will rely on unproven technology.


Two students practice swordfighting
Jun 14, 2018
Campus News

From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.


sign for "UNLV Research & Economic Development"
Jun 6, 2018
Research

Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.


UNLV logo sign
Jun 1, 2018
Research

Funding from National Institutes of Health will support human genetics research, develop pipeline of scientists working to make Nevada a leader in personalized medicine.


Scott Abella
May 30, 2018
Research

Scott Abella and his team of researchers use land near solar power plant to coax desert tortoise population back to health.


UNLV student Kevin Ashi
May 16, 2018
People

Aspiring physician Kevin Ashi’s mission to solve global public health challenges is a path paved through life experiences, hard work, and a philosophy built on taking chances.


Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
May 10, 2018
People

Who's the leading the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.


UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
May 9, 2018
People

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


Portrait Michael Schwob
May 3, 2018
Research

Stepping into the world of research helped one student choose a career, make new friends, and get a head start on the future.


Portrait Hannah Patenaude
Apr 23, 2018
Research

Nevada undergraduate research journal offers UNLV students the opportunity to promote their research and boost their resumes.


Prof. Kelly Tseng
Apr 18, 2018
Campus News

UNLV study shows frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injury, debunking a belief that they can’t.


young women looking at solar components
Apr 10, 2018
Campus News

The student-led Scientista Foundation chapter is working to close the gender gap in professional STEM fields.