News: School of Life Sciences

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.

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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.

woman posing outdoors on a bench
Campus News | February 17, 2022

Katherine Luebke’s success in UNLV’s radiochemistry doctoral program stems from a lifelong passion for the niche area of study. 

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People | February 16, 2022

The October 1 mass shooting and time spent volunteering with children at a hosptital in Brazil influenced Caroline Le Tohic's career path.

woman posing outdoors by windows
Campus News | February 15, 2022

Doctoral student Melissa Schofield stepped out of her bubble to explain her work with bacteria and build connections with other students.

books inside the UNLV Bookstore
Campus News | February 10, 2022

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

two women working in research lab
Research | December 3, 2021

Program helps get undergraduates back into UNLV's labs and centers and working alongside faculty mentors.