News: College of Sciences

The Las Vegas strip as seen on Super Bowl weekend (Josh Hawkins/UNLV).
Campus News |

A collection of news stories and highlights featuring UNLV students and faculty.

UNLV professor standing in lab with computer screen in front of him
Research |

International team explores how our cells detect and destroy disease-causing proteins with specificity; findings published Feb. 20 in the journal Molecular Cell.

a man at a table with a microscope and open book
UNLV History |

The late biology professor documented the history of Southern Nevada through its plants.

illustration of man wearing glasses with half of his face covered in equations
Research |

Ph.D. student Keoni Castellano's research explores how epidemics start and how we might end them.

man pictured with ALMA image of the young star HL Tau and its protoplanetary disk
People |

International student Shangjia Zhang lands a highly competitive NASA grant and UNLV graduate fellowship.

woman holding a framed photo of her pet Great Dane
People |

This administrative assistant left a career in medical education to learn something new, and then found the School of Life Sciences.

Amid a sea of red graduation caps, a 2023 tassel stands out in the crowd
Campus News |

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield honors six graduates for their unwavering commitment to excellence.

A plane lowers its landing gear.
Research |

We checked in with UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen about his zippy method for boarding an aircraft and what kind of differences it can make.

The Las Vegas skyline (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News |

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s dedication to community and research.

artist depiction of orbiting planets
Research |

UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen worked on new NASA research that provides a deeper understanding of our solar system’s history and measuring exoplanets.

Spooky season at UNLV (Becca Schwartz\UNLV).
Campus News |

A collection of news stories focused on research, expert insights, and academic achievement.

abstract artwork with las vegas strip in background
Campus News |

UNLV junior Rose Jiang is the artist behind 'Primum Non Nocere,' digital art gifted to the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine by the class of 2023.