News: School of Life Sciences

researcher in lab
Research | September 12, 2017
UNLV research efforts have consistently grown over its 60-year life span, setting us on track to someday becoming one of the premier research universities in the nation.
Alyssa Crittenden portrait
Research | September 1, 2017
What do a heist thriller, the evolving human diet, water quality, consumer behavior, literature, and Mars have in common? All were the foundation of research awards UNLV faculty gar-nered this year.
Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
Ka-Voka Jackson is working to restore native plants in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Courtesy Photo)
Arts and Culture | June 13, 2017
Native American master's student Ka-Voka Jackson is working to protect the environment and preserve her Hualapai culture.
Solar panels in the Eldorado Valley
Research | May 25, 2017
Researchers investigate the environmental footprint of solar facilities to guide future design.
Vladislav Zhitny looks at a test tube
People | May 12, 2017
Vladislav Zhitny, who came to Las Vegas from Ukraine in 2006, ends undergrad studies ready to become a member of UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class.
Fireworks ignite during commencement
People | May 11, 2017
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
A high school student explores a project
Campus News | May 2, 2017
UNLV mines its own grade books to ensure students aren’t weeded out of STEM classes.
Douglas Duncan and Israel Alvarado
People | April 25, 2017
With limited options in Nevada for top-notch scientists, two UNLV grads welcome the high-tech jobs that the marijuana industry brought.
Theodore Garland Jr.
People | April 25, 2017
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Theodore Garland has taught across the globe.
Devon Payne
Campus News | April 19, 2017
Junior microbiology major selected as a 2017 Goldwater Scholar.
artwork from Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery
Arts and Culture | February 22, 2017
“Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery” shows the beauty of science and the artistic side of even the most lab-bound of scientists.