News: College of Sciences

graphic depiction of seismograph during earthquake
Business and Community | July 12, 2019
Nevada is the nation’s third-most seismically active state and neighbors quake-prone California, which experienced two temblors in early July felt in Las Vegas. UNLV geoscientist Wanda Taylor explains why, and what we can do to prepare.
Bradley Boe ready to play wheelchair rugby
People | July 11, 2019
Bradley Boe finds empowerment in a new scholarship for students with spinal cord injuries.
Campus News | June 26, 2019
A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
man surrounded by clear cases containing fruit flies
People | June 25, 2019
Allen Gibbs earns Top Tier Award for his long history of research and efforts to engage others in science.
portrait of woman
People | May 23, 2019
This professor was inspired by a mentor while in college and now tries to do the same for UNLV students.
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.