News: School of Life Sciences

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.
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.