News: College of Sciences

Students in red shirts walking outside on campus
Business and Community | December 30, 2019
A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
UNLV professor Matthew Lachniet works in his lab on campus.
People | December 27, 2019
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.
unlv professor arya udry looks at a meteorite that she's holding up to the light
Research | December 26, 2019
A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2019.
UNLV students in red caps/gowns hugging at commencement
Campus News | December 17, 2019
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
A man in a labcoat sit near a computer
Research | December 17, 2019
Rebel Grad Slam winner Nam Hoang’s research focuses on how tumors trick the body into feeding them, and how to stop it.
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.