News: School of Life Sciences

Portrait of Martin Schiller
Research | November 1, 2013
UNLV faculty discoveries have commercial applications with value to the university, the private sector, and, ultimately, you. Learn about UNLV life sciences professor Martin Schiller, who is working to move his innovative thinking out of the laboratory and into the boardroom.
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Research | November 1, 2013
Meet four recipients of UNLV’s most prestigious graduate fellowships and learn about their research and their gratitude for the funding that made it possible.
UNLV History | September 19, 2013
Not all library visitors have been two-legged humans. In the "Tumbleweed Tech" days, patrons sometimes slithered their way in or slurped from the fountain.
People | July 2, 2013
UNLV's scientists make discoveries and share their findings in prestigious journals. But then what?
People | November 28, 2012
Two Millennium Scholars make their marks in the College of Sciences.
UNLV professor emeritus Wesley E. Niles
UNLV History | November 19, 2012
Carefully preserved in UNLV's Wes Niles Herbarium is the history of Southern Nevada through its plants.
People | November 13, 2012
To discover what's happening with the bighorn sheep population, David Choate must track cougars in the National Desert Wildlife Refuge.
People | November 8, 2012
Microbiologist Brian Hedlund knows from experience just how dangerous a hot spring can be.
People | September 18, 2012
Nora Caberoy on the complicated structures of the eye, treating blindness, and catching tadpoles.
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Research | September 1, 2012
Meet Brian Hedlund, one of several UNLV recipients of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award, the highly competitive grant designed to establish leadership in education and research.
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Research | September 1, 2012
Meet Frank van Breukelen, one of several UNLV recipients of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award, the highly competitive grant designed to establish leadership in education and research.
Research | August 21, 2012
An intensive mentorship program for first-generation students places undergraduates in the lab and out in the field. The goal is to inspire students to strive beyond their bachelor's degrees.