News: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

A scientist recoils from The Machine. (Illustration by Chris Jones)
Research | April 15, 2019
Professor Clemens Heske's pride and joy is unique worldwide in its ability to study surface chemistry.
Bhagya De Silva portrait
People | January 17, 2019
Doctoral student Bhagya De Silva traveled more than nine thousand miles to mine for better Alzheimer's Treatments.
UNLV graduate in cap and gown in crowd
Campus News | December 31, 2018
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made the news in 2018.
UNLV students at commencement
Campus News | December 14, 2018
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight exceptional graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Winter 2018 graduating class.
UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
People | May 9, 2018
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Portrait Hannah Patenaude
Research | April 23, 2018
Nevada undergraduate research journal offers UNLV students the opportunity to promote their research and boost their resumes.
UNLV grad cap
People | December 15, 2017
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
Eshani Lee
Research | May 19, 2017
Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.
Douglas Duncan and Israel Alvarado
People | April 25, 2017
With limited options in Nevada for top-notch scientists, two UNLV grads welcome the high-tech jobs that the marijuana industry brought.
Nancy Washton
People | March 23, 2017
Chemistry grad Nancy Washton aims to get more girls into science in STEM-focused #SitWithMe campaign.
artwork from Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery
Arts and Culture | February 22, 2017
“Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery” shows the beauty of science and the artistic side of even the most lab-bound of scientists.
This slide of a Martian meteorite
Arts and Culture | February 1, 2017
"Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery" brings College of Sciences together with UNLV Galleries for an exhibit of images and objects related to UNLV research.