News: School of Life Sciences

A woman stands in the forest
People | June 18, 2021
Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.
Graduates seated in red caps and gown during a previous UNLV commencement
People | May 10, 2021
An enduring commencement tradition continues this spring as UNLV president honors seven outstanding students who exemplify the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.
Campus News | December 10, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.
Research | November 13, 2020
UNLV students share their stories in a thought-provoking Brookings podcast series exploring immigration in the U.S.
solider in fatigues
People | November 11, 2020
Johnathan Scott says his time in the Army taught him that as long as you keep fighting, there's nothing you can't achieve.
Campus News | September 15, 2020
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
People | September 11, 2020
Seeing opportunities to meet needs during the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 summer Ph.D. graduate stepped in to help. 
A UNLV banner on campus.
Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
Eight UNLV graduates pose for a photo in their graduation attire.
Campus News | June 11, 2020
A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.
rows of test tube vials with blue tops
Research | June 8, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund among 119 to join consensus statement published in the journal Nature Microbiology.