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UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research's Becky Boulton, Nicole Thomas, and Liam Frink.
Jul 7, 2017
Research

The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.


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.


Jonathan Baker and colleagues examine stalagmite in a cave
May 22, 2017
Campus News

UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.


Eshani Lee
May 19, 2017
Research

Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.


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.


Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
May 11, 2017
People

Who's the guy who will lead the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.


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.


student Alexis Hilts and assistant professor Matt Bernacki
May 5, 2017
Research

Undergrad Alexis Hilts will present her honors thesis at the American Psychological Association's national conference.


senior Amber Turner and alumna Lisa Danielson
May 3, 2017
Research

UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.


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.


Simon Jowitt
May 1, 2017
People

This economic geologist talks about being in a state where the mining industry thrives and about the difficulty of getting his 6-foot 4-inch frame into a running helicopter on rough ground.


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.