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
A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Travis Huxman: Being a Rebel means having the courage to take a seat at any table.
UNLV’s reintroduction effort keeps leopard frog species off the endangered list.
Researchers from the College of Sciences showcase the artistic side of science by featuring their most captivating research images.
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
This professor was inspired by a mentor while in college and now tries to do the same for UNLV students.
Life Sciences In The News
Las Vegas’ nearest island is hundreds of miles away. But a “sky island” can be found right in the city’s backyard. The Spring Mountains, particularly the area near Mount Charleston, are a hotbed of biodiversity, with an estimated 28 species of endemic plants, animals and insects, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
It’s officially an outbreak. There are more West Nile cases in Southern Nevada this year than ever before and mosquito season is far from over.
For generations, summer in Nevada has meant fire season. These days, it’s more accurate to call it a fire year.
The grasshopper invasion of the Las Vegas Valley is well underway.
A grasshopper swarm in the Las Vegas Valley of Nevada has been so thick at times that the National Weather Service warned motorists it could impact visibility on area roads.
Martin Schiller is the founder of Heligenics and executive director of UNLV‘s Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine.