News: School of Life Sciences

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.
Brian Hedlund collects samples in grass at Lake Mead
Business and Community | September 28, 2016
DuPont Industrial Biosciences will sponsor research conducted by UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund.
Nora Caberoy looks through microscopw slide
Research | September 21, 2016
Nora Caberoy discovered that her research on proteins in the eye might someday help us fight Alzheimer’s.
A hiker descends the Angels Landing route in Zion National Park
Research | September 13, 2016
As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, UNLV professor Scott Abella explores the conservation challenges officials face.
Biochemistry professor Ron Gary
Research | September 2, 2016
Biochemist Ron Gary's enzyme research seeks to defeat cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
Mey Mey Heng
People | August 16, 2016
A first-generation student, she hopes to pave the way for her immigrant family.
Ryan Francis presents his group's project
Research | August 9, 2016
The office of undergraduate research helps UNLV students learn, grow, and shine.
Scott Abella
Business and Community | August 4, 2016
UNLV professor Scott Abella on why national parks matter more than ever to everyone from foodies to Civil War historians to the average Joe sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic.
Jordan Shiraki photographs a Lamborghini
People | July 26, 2016
How alumnus Jordan Shiraki's degree in biology fueled his career as a commercial photographer for Lamborghini and Dodge.
Diana Pena and Ai-Sun (Kelly) Tseng
Research | July 7, 2016
A fascination with tissue restoration inspires a UNLV professor and undergraduate student to team up to understand how frogs might impact the fate of humankind.
commencement ceremony
Campus News | May 12, 2016
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to honor a few exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.