News: College of Sciences

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.
Campus News | December 10, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting the election, COVID-19, and scientific discovery at UNLV.
hand writing an equation on a whiteboard
Campus News | December 8, 2020
UNLV replaces remedial courses with “corequisite” courses so incoming students don't fall behind before they even start college.
a woman working at a ligtboard
People | November 16, 2020
This math professor strives to find teaching methods that encourage students to enjoy math and pursue further studies.
solider in fatigues
People | November 11, 2020
Johnathan Scott says his time in the Army taught him that as long as you keep fighting, there's nothing you can't achieve.
Campus News | November 5, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.
Image of telescope amidst dark sky
Research | November 4, 2020
UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to understanding the physical mechanisms of fast radio bursts in three papers published in Nature.
People | October 26, 2020
One of her hobbies has taught the lab safety manager that sometimes the victor is the one who just keeps moving forward.
UNLV professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab on UNLV's campus
Research | October 14, 2020
The discovery, reported in the journal Nature, opens door for reimagining the energy grid, technology, society
artist rendering of neutron star merger
Research | October 13, 2020
UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to study offering new, most complete start-to-finish view of neutron star merger.