News: College of Sciences

Hoover Dam
Campus News | December 30, 2022

The problems facing our world and how UNLV helped find solutions.

Ph.D. engineering graduate George William Kajjumba is hooded during the Spring 2022 commencement ceremony
Campus News | December 28, 2022

Student achievements including competition wins, a science fellowship first, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2022.

A laser beam emitting a blue light is projected into a diamond anvil cell
Research | December 27, 2022

Groundbreaking discovery was the norm for Rebel researchers in 2022. Here's a selection of our favorite news-making UNLV research highlights from the year. 

man giving presentation with powerpoint behind him
Campus News | December 15, 2022

International student and biological sciences Ph.D. candidate Santiago Bataller places first in Rebel Grad Slam Competition.

Graduation cap with "22" tassle
People | December 14, 2022

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Keith E. Whitfield during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
 

rendering of gamma-ray burst
Research | December 7, 2022

A long-duration gamma-ray burst observed in late 2021 revealed signatures typically associated with short-duration bursts, forcing puzzled scientists to create a new model for the origin of this unique burst.

young man in suit at poster presentation event
People | December 7, 2022

UNLV programs, faculty, and fellowships help propel student research and future careers in academia.

UNLV Engineering team's robot shaking hands with student
Campus News | December 5, 2022

A roundup of students and faculty whose innovation and expertise made news headlines.

underwater coral and fish
Research | November 28, 2022

UNLV analysis challenges the idea that ocean ecosystems have barely changed over millions of years, pointing scientists down a new path on conservation efforts and policy.

portrait of man in suit jacket
People | November 17, 2022

Vice President for Research David Hatchett's first goal is hiring more staff to make it easier for faculty to get grant funding.

UNLV cheerleaders during 2022 homecoming
Campus News | November 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

A researcher working in UNLV professor Libby Hausrath's lab
Research | October 18, 2022

A team of UNLV scientists is researching how we can support extended space travel with oxygen and food needs for people.