News: School of Life Sciences

A woman in a labcoat manipulates a test tube
Business and Community | April 17, 2020
Life sciences' Helen Wing and colleagues assisting Southern Nevada Health District with viral transport medium; other faculty in College of Sciences contribute protective equipment.
black keyboard with package of Clorox wipes in foreground
Research | April 2, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund on the science of germs, where they like to lurk, and how to effectively get rid of them.
Representatives from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians wrap UNLV Marta Meana in a blanket as part of the tribe's gift announcement to the university.
Campus News | March 5, 2020
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
chalk drawing of human body with intestinal tract
Research | February 12, 2020
New UNLV study shows promise for role of a high-carb, low-protein, and low-fat diet in fighting off C. diff infections.
People | February 12, 2020
Addison Guida is determined to provide the same level of commitment to her future patients as she received from her own doctors.
doctor in hospital hallway
Campus News | February 5, 2020
UNLV School of Medicine's residency/fellowship programs helping to expand specialty care in Nevada.
UNLV students in red caps/gowns hugging at commencement
Campus News | December 17, 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.