School of Life Sciences News
Life sciences involves studies of living organisms and their life processes, including their evolution, and their relationships with other living organisms and our planet. Courses and programs are designed for those students pursuing professional careers in medicine, science, and science education.
Current Life Sciences News
Undergraduate Francisco Valenzuela spearheaded drives that resulted in the donation of more than 7,500 pairs of socks and underwear to The Shade Tree.
As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.
The budget analyst on the reasons she and husband Robert are now UNLV lifers.
An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
School of Life Sciences grad used fruit flies to study the nature of obesity.
Life Sciences In The News
You do what you can.
Staying home as much as possible, and wearing a mask when you can’t.
Scientists at UNLV are getting ready to test self-cleaning slot dividers.
When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?
As the casinos on the Las Vegas strip remain dark and anxiously prepare to reopen, a tiny new start-up company comprised of out of work, fretful, quarantined, designers, engineers, and entertainers have become the first company in the world to successfully introduce to market a proven, proactive technology engineered specifically to mitigate the proliferation of virus and bacteria in a casino environment.
Professors and students at UNLV are working together to create a needed component for COVID-19 test kits.
The SafePlay UV partitions were developed by Las Vegas-based Smith Rosen. The company manufactures products that mitigate exposure to airborne contaminants in casinos.