News: School of Life Sciences

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.
Signage with the UNLV logo on campus
Research | February 9, 2017
Four faculty researchers have been turning heads in their fields and well beyond.
This slide of a Martian meteorite
Arts and Culture | February 1, 2017
"Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery" brings College of Sciences together with UNLV Galleries for an exhibit of images and objects related to UNLV research.
cloesup of commencement cap and 2016 tassle
Campus News | December 15, 2016
Four newly minted grads will be recognized by UNLV President Len Jessup during Saturday's commencement for their academic and research excellence.
Katelyn DiBenedetto holds an arrowhead
Research | October 20, 2016
From finances to energy, health care, and more, UNLV graduate student researchers are asking important questions about America’s future.
Donald Price
People | October 17, 2016
This biologist advises students to become involved in research to enhance their academic experience.