News: College of Sciences

UNLV student in cap and gown waves to crowd during commencement
Campus News | May 20, 2019
More than 3,000 newly minted UNLV Grads cross the Thomas & Mack Center stage during Spring 2019 Commencement.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
Jun Yong Kang writes on a glass board.
People | May 13, 2019
The most exciting thing about chemistry? The infinite failures in even the most thoroughly thought-out experiments, the biochemist says.
side by side photos of male students standing outdoors
Campus News | May 8, 2019
Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.
Sophia Quinton working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant found her research mission early in life and has been pursuing it ever since.
Kayce Singer working in a science lab.
Research | May 1, 2019
Hands-on experience to complement classroom learning helped this Research & Creative Honors Program participant understand — and love — biology even more.
man at podium
People | April 24, 2019
Dr. Constantine George says taking a page from the state’s leading industry would benefit the medical industry.
artist conception of cosmic event
Research | April 16, 2019
Two dense, city-sized stars collided in a galaxy far, far away; the resulting X-rays give UNLV’s Bing Zhang and international team of astronomers a new way to spot when it happens and a rare glimpse into how neutron stars form.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.
A scientist recoils from The Machine. (Illustration by Chris Jones)
Research | April 15, 2019
Professor Clemens Heske's pride and joy is unique worldwide in its ability to study surface chemistry.
four portraits of women
Research | April 9, 2019
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.