News: College of Sciences

Student in white medical coat stands in front of medical equipment
People | November 4, 2019
A UNLV alum and current med school student says the Engelstad Scholars Program solidified his desire to help others.
A hand holds the lid to a petri dish while a dropper samples a liquid from it.
People | November 1, 2019
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Travis Huxman: Being a Rebel means having the courage to take a seat at any table.
People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
A man walks through weeds
Research | October 29, 2019
UNLV’s reintroduction effort keeps leopard frog species off the endangered list.
UNLV Professor Libby Hausrath
Research | October 21, 2019
Libby Hausrath is one of just 10 scientists selected for NASA’s returned sample science team; will help decide which samples return to Earth from Mars 2020 mission.
Arya Udry using a microscope.
People | October 21, 2019
Studying rocks from space replaced this geoscience professor's original career choice of being an astronaut.
a close-up of a group of circles
Arts and Culture | September 30, 2019
Researchers from the College of Sciences showcase the artistic side of science by featuring their most captivating research images.
A group of four UNLV nursing students work on a manikin at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Campus News | September 25, 2019
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.
A woman smiles while working with scientific equipment
People | September 20, 2019
Alumna Vanessa Sanders finding new paths for isotopes therapeutic and diagnostic at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
A photo depicting the exterior of the Science and Engineering Building on UNLV's campus.
Campus News | September 19, 2019
UNLV received a nearly $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to house ‘multicollector’ device, the first of its kind in Nevada.
Physicist standing over table with green laser beams
Research | September 17, 2019
Physicist Ashkan Salamat one of just 46 university professors nationwide – and the first from UNLV – selected for competitive award, which is now in its 10th year.
woman in formal dress at piano
People | September 4, 2019
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.