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College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Kenneth Bruce Jones found a mentor during a game of three-on-three.
Location, environment — and one superb teacher — inspired Riddle to get into the field of biogeography.
Sciences In The News
People choose to adopt plant-based diets for various reasons, some ethical, others health-related. According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian.
Rogue planets are the drifters of the galaxy, wandering interstellar space alone. Now it turns out they could have company in the form of moons — and perhaps even sustain life that hitched a ride on them.
Some bears hibernate in hollowed out tree-trunks. Some take a months-long rest beneath thick brambles and brush. Others dig into the hills to forge snug dens. And still others discover caves to hide away from the biting winter chill.
Speculation aside, there are valuable facts presented by the study, one of which is that we still have time to establish climate change policies to thwart catastrophic events, says UNLV geoscience professor and climate change expert Matthew Lachniet.
NASA’s new planet hunting satellite, TESS, has entered its planned orbit, says a Utah native who is a member of the science team analyzing data to discover planets beyond the solar system — and the last he checked it was "operating properly.”
Professor, Life Sciences
Brian Hedlund in an expert in microbial ecology at high temperatures, biofuels and genomics.
A physics professor, whose specialties include high pressure science, explosives, and high radiation flux.
Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
An expert in ecology, fire management, and U.S. National Parks.