News: School of Life Sciences

camera operator with reporters
Campus News | November 30, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
woman presenting at research symposium
People | November 20, 2018
Sometimes they find that by helping others, they also help themselves.
Kenneth Jones
People | October 11, 2018
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Kenneth Bruce Jones found a mentor during a game of three-on-three.
Brett Riddle holding a bike.
People | October 8, 2018
Location, environment — and one superb teacher — inspired Riddle to get into the field of biogeography.
Plate with food made out of money
Research | October 2, 2018
UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.
lizard surrounded by cameras
Campus News | September 3, 2018
A round up of news briefs from the fall 2018 issue of UNLV Magazine.
A photo showing red flowers blooming at sunrise with mountains in the background as well as a photo of a student smiling at the camera in front of a lake.
Campus News | August 17, 2018
Hop on over to this Instagram account for a biologist’s take on science and art.
UNLV logo with palm tree in background
Campus News | July 12, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
UNLV logo sign
Research | June 1, 2018
Funding from National Institutes of Health will support human genetics research, develop pipeline of scientists working to make Nevada a leader in personalized medicine.
Scott Abella
Research | May 30, 2018
Scott Abella and his team of researchers use land near solar power plant to coax desert tortoise population back to health.
UNLV student Kevin Ashi
People | May 16, 2018
Aspiring physician Kevin Ashi’s mission to solve global public health challenges is a path paved through life experiences, hard work, and a philosophy built on taking chances.
UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
People | May 9, 2018
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.