News: School of Life Sciences

microscopic images of bacteria
Research | September 20, 2022

The SeqCode is a universal system, created through collaboration of hundreds of scientists, to formally register and name single-celled microorganisms known as prokaryotes. 

Carla Madelaire smiles as she gives a presentation.
People | August 4, 2022

Carla Madelaire’s research on how animals cope with environmental challenges wins her the UNLV Office of Postdoctoral Affairs’ inaugural award.

 

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Campus News | August 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

Student working in campus lab.
Research | July 26, 2022

Scholarships and career-readiness support help talented students succeed at UNLV and beyond.

student shaking hands with professor on stage
People | May 24, 2022

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine student Jacob Villarama took a year off to pray and contemplate which career path to follow.

archival photo of man peering into water
Research | May 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

women in africa carrying water jugs
Research | May 11, 2022

Hydrophilanthropy, the practice of aiding those in water-scarce regions, can transform lives. But when done carelessly, it can lead to immeasurable harm.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
People | May 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

woman posing outdoors
People | April 5, 2022

Student service award recipient Abriana Perez volunteered over 200 hours and partnered with others to help more than 5,000 community members during the pandemic.

 

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

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

Vladislav Zhitny sits at a computer.
People | March 18, 2022

Vladislav Zhitny, an emigrant from the Ukraine, has had 18 papers appear in a variety of publications.

a teacher and student in a classroom
Campus News | March 7, 2022

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