Grant: Jason Steffen, Shichun Huang, and Zhaohuan Zhu

Jason Steffen (Physics and Astronomy), Shichun Huang (Geoscience), and Zhaohuan Zhu (Physics and Astronomy) were awarded a $550,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation for "Modeling Dust Condensation in Protoplanetary Disks".  This program will combine UNLV's expertise in geochemistry and in planet formation to calculate the composition planet-forming material both in the solar system and in planetary systems that orbit distant stars.

People in the News

 Audrey James poses in her home.
People | November 15, 2019
Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still working and spreading the message that education is a priority.
A man in a gray jacket stands in front of UNLV memorabilia
People | November 14, 2019
Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.
man in front of Petra in Jordan
People | November 13, 2019
The refugee experiences of his parents and of people he observed while studying overseas helped fuel his desire to become a doctor.