News: College of Sciences

vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
Close-up of Lisa Danielson with her head thrown back, laughing.
People | March 31, 2021
UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.
Campus News | March 11, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
A woman places a tray inside a research freezer
Research | March 4, 2021
A "minus 80" freezer keeps the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine well below zero, but it was a mistake UNLV got it in the first place.
Gary Kleiger sits in his lab with a computer monitor showing a colorful protein complex
Research | February 25, 2021
UNLV scientist Gary Kleiger at the forefront of a potential new drug modality; research published in the journal Nature.
Scientists in white coats work in a lab
Research | February 18, 2021
Radiochemistry program teaming with universities, national labs for research and development in nuclear science, engineering, and security.
illustration of rover landing
Research | February 18, 2021
Before you tune into today's Mars landing, read up on UNLV's role in the search for life on the Red Planet.
A man rests his palm on his face in front of a whiteboard with equations
Research | February 5, 2021
Physics professor Michael Pravica's work on useful hard X-ray photochemistry could reveal novel materials — and possibly an explanation for the origin of life on Earth.
Campus News | February 3, 2021
A collection of news stories from the new year highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.
UNLV geoscientist Arya Udry sits in front of her microscope in her office
Research | December 21, 2020
Udry is one of just 13 scientists added to NASA’s Participating Scientist Program and will help the Perseverance Rover to recognize magmatic rocks; becomes second UNLV professor on Mars 2020 science team.