News: School of Life Sciences

graduation cap and tassle
Campus News | May 14, 2015
Among the 2,700 students expected to graduate this week, five will receive special recognition at commencement. Here's why they were selected.
Pupfish swimming
Research | April 23, 2015
UNLV researchers discover the pupfish's unique ability to go without oxygen. Unfortunately, it comes at a cost to the endangered species.
Research | October 9, 2014
New supercomputer adds a jolt to UNLV research programs. Find out more about some of the projects that will be tapping into the system's processing power.
People | September 4, 2014
The School of Life Sciences professor studied computer science when she first entered college, but fascination with evolution eventually drew her to genomics.
Campus News | August 20, 2014
UNLV offers a world of new choices to incoming freshman. Here's some advice from life sciences professor Brian Hedlund on how to sort through them.
Campus News | May 13, 2014
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Donald Snyder during spring commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
Research | April 16, 2014
Life Sciences and engineering professors team up to develop life-saving devices to detect stroke and heart problems.
Research | April 14, 2014
How a small investment in researchers is helping farmers deal with the most harmful bacteria killing their honeybee hives.
Research | March 18, 2014
Local high school teachers trek to Chinese hot springs with a UNLV team to immerse themselves in field experiences and bring back new approaches to teaching.
Campus News | March 11, 2014
University’s top ranked graduate/specialty programs include Boyd Law School’s legal writing program at No. 3, dispute resolution at No. 9.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Business and Community | February 26, 2014
Hundreds of students from 50 local schools to participate; top high school entries to attend international fair in Los Angeles.
Research | February 6, 2014
The state’s seemingly barren land is filled with bizarre mammals — at least for now. Mammalogist Brett Riddle lists off his favorites.