News: College of Sciences

An image of rocks snapped by NASA's Mars Perseverance rover
Research | September 26, 2022

UNLV geoscientists Libby Hausrath and Arya Udry dish on latest Perseverance rover data, and provide peek at upcoming research.

Lake Mead
Research | September 26, 2022

Record of past volcanic eruptions — and potential hazards to health — revealed by low water levels at dwindling local tap source.

microscopic images of bacteria
Research | September 20, 2022

The SeqCode is a universal system, created through collaboration of hundreds of scientists, to formally register and name single-celled microorganisms known as prokaryotes. 

a female student sits in the grass by a tree reading a book
Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

Dr. Simon Jowitt, an associate professor in UNLV's College of Geoscience.
Business and Community | August 22, 2022

UNLV economic geologist Simon Jowitt tells us about the future of lithium battery production, green energy, and how American self-sustainability hinges on Nevada.

Silver graduation cap reads "I did it" among other red graduation caps.
Campus News | August 12, 2022

UNLV’s College of Sciences introduces a new degree program aimed at ensuring students complete their degree. 

Carla Madelaire smiles as she gives a presentation.
People | August 4, 2022

Carla Madelaire’s research on how animals cope with environmental challenges wins her the UNLV Office of Postdoctoral Affairs’ inaugural award.

 

image of diamond anvil cell in a lab
Research | August 3, 2022

Newly published research builds on team’s landmark 2020 discovery of a room-temperature superconductor by replicating results with even greater efficiency. 

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Campus News | August 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

Student working in campus lab.
Research | July 26, 2022

Scholarships and career-readiness support help talented students succeed at UNLV and beyond.

Lake Mead
Campus News | July 11, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV experts who made headlines locally, nationally, and around the world.

man posing
Research | July 7, 2022

Qiang Zhu receives NSF CAREER Award for his work to guide the development of organic materials important to energy and memory storage.