News: School of Life Sciences

UNLV students in red caps/gowns hugging at commencement
Campus News | December 12, 2019
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
Student in white medical coat stands in front of medical equipment
People | November 4, 2019
A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.
A hand holds the lid to a petri dish while a dropper samples a liquid from it.
People | November 1, 2019
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Travis Huxman: Being a Rebel means having the courage to take a seat at any table.
A man walks through weeds
Research | October 29, 2019
UNLV’s reintroduction effort keeps leopard frog species off the endangered list.
a close-up of a group of circles
Arts and Culture | September 30, 2019
Researchers from the College of Sciences showcase the artistic side of science by featuring their most captivating research images.
woman in formal dress at piano
People | September 4, 2019
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
portrait of woman
People | May 23, 2019
This professor was inspired by a mentor while in college and now tries to do the same for UNLV students.
UNLV student in cap and gown waves to crowd during commencement
Campus News | May 20, 2019
More than 3,000 newly minted UNLV Grads cross the Thomas & Mack Center stage during Spring 2019 Commencement.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Sophia Quinton working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant found her research mission early in life and has been pursuing it ever since.
Kayce Singer working in a science lab.
Research | May 1, 2019
Hands-on experience to complement classroom learning helped this Research & Creative Honors Program participant understand — and love — biology even more.
man at podium
People | April 24, 2019
Dr. Constantine George says taking a page from the state’s leading industry would benefit the medical industry.