News: College of Sciences

A hand is seen wiping a folder with a UNLV logo
Research | August 11, 2020
As summer comes to a close and classrooms open, UNLV biochemist Ernesto Abel-Santos offers cleaning best practices.
A portrait of UNLV's new president Keith Whitfield on campus.
Campus News | August 10, 2020
As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.
Business and Community | July 28, 2020
Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.
An image of Lake Mead and mountains in the background
Research | July 22, 2020
New study from UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet links Arctic and tropical Pacific warming to ancient climate records, providing parallels to today.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.
A UNLV banner on campus.
Campus News | July 2, 2020
A collection of news stories featuring the people and programs of UNLV.
Eight UNLV graduates pose for a photo in their graduation attire.
Campus News | June 11, 2020
A collection of stories featuring UNLV’s continued flexibility and adaptability in the face of COVID-19.
rows of test tube vials with blue tops
Research | June 8, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund among 119 to join consensus statement published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
man surrounded by boxes of supplies
Campus News | May 28, 2020
Undergraduate Francisco Valenzuela spearheaded drives that resulted in the donation of more than 7,500 pairs of socks and underwear to The Shade Tree.
view of UNLV building with city in background
Business and Community | May 27, 2020
The university recognizes faculty and student for their work to improve the wellbeing of Southern Nevadans.
Portrait of Physics and astronomy professor Ashkan Salamat in red light.
People | May 26, 2020
Pressure — the highest pressure imaginable — is the name of the game for this physics professor.
Lied Library at UNLV
Campus News | May 19, 2020
As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.