News: School of Life Sciences

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.
Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl
Campus News | May 10, 2016
Advice from Dr. Nora Vinh Svihl, School of Dental Medicine Alumna of the Year
Dr. Kate Martin
Campus News | May 10, 2016
Advice from Dr. Kate Martin, Honors College Alumna of the Year
Boo Shan Tseng
People | April 4, 2016
This Life Sciences professor is all about communities — from the bacterial ones she studies (yuck) to the UNLV community she is pleased to have joined.
Lawrence Walker
People | March 4, 2016
An internationally recognized plant ecologist, Walker becomes the second consecutive UNLV professor to win the Nevada Regents' Researcher Award.
Nemanja Novokovic
People | March 2, 2016
A nearly native Las Vegan, Nemanja Novakovic had planned to leave Nevada when it came time for college. But that was before he discovered his academic dreams could be fulfilled at UNLV.
Bernajane Palisoc works in UNLV's neuropsychology lab with professor Daniel Allen
Research | February 23, 2016
The new Office of Undergraduate Research helps students engage in and celebrate their research and creative activity.
Brian Villmoare examines jawbone
Research | December 23, 2015
UNLV researchers made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2015.
crows at commencement
People | December 14, 2015
Three UNLV graduates were recognized by President Len Jessup during Winter Commencement Dec. 15 for their academic and research excellence.
four portraits
People | November 4, 2015
Our Alumni of the Year tell us what the learned when they dealt with deadly viruses, used a crate for a desk, and faced a life-altering medical crisis.
Nora Caberoy
Research | November 2, 2015
Three UNLV scientists will present their work during an Alzheimer's research symposium Nov. 13 on campus.