News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Amid a sea of red graduation caps, a 2023 tassel stands out in the crowd
Campus News |

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield honors six graduates for their unwavering commitment to excellence.

abstract artwork with las vegas strip in background
Campus News |

UNLV junior Rose Jiang is the artist behind 'Primum Non Nocere,' digital art gifted to the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine by the class of 2023.

A biology student working in a lab.
Campus News |

Science fiction meets reality in this biology lab course that uses mutant enzymes to transform students into scientists.

close up of NASA logo etched on crystal
Research |

UNLV faculty earned two grants this summer through NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project to enhance STEM curriculum for students and advance promising research.  

UNLV professor Chandra Bhattacharya
Research |

UNLV biochemist Chandra Bhattacharya is unlocking clues for treatment of cancer and other diseases; answer may lie in mRNA.

Graduation surprise
Campus News |

News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.

Decorated grad cap at UNLV commencement
Campus News |

President Keith E. Whitfield continues decades-long commencement tradition, honoring 10 students who embody the academic, research, and community tenacity of the graduating class.

women wearing t-shirt that says UNLV Home of the Brave
Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Karl Aharonian
People |

Karl Aharonian's path to UNLV began thousands of miles from Las Vegas.

UNLV letters surrounded by roses
Campus News |

A roundup of news stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made headlines locally, nationally, and globally.

woman hidden behind bush holds book
Arts and Culture |

Elise Pearlstine — wildlife biologist, perfumer, author, alumna — discusses the complex and storied relationship between humans and fragrant plants in her newest book.

man posing in lab
Research |

A polymer created by a longtime chemistry professor can lower the risk of fires when used as a component of lithium-ion batteries.