News: College of Sciences

man surrounded by boxes of supplies
Campus News | May 28, 2020
Undergraduate Francisco Valenzuela spearheaded drives that resulted in the donation of more than 7,500 pairs of socks and underwear to The Shade Tree.
view of UNLV building with city in background
Business and Community | May 27, 2020
The university recognizes faculty and student for their work to improve the wellbeing of Southern Nevadans.
Portrait of Physics and astronomy professor Ashkan Salamat in red light.
People | May 26, 2020
Pressure — the highest pressure imaginable — is the name of the game for this physics professor.
Lied Library at UNLV
Campus News | May 19, 2020
As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.
Two women stand in front of an image of a Martian rover
Research | May 19, 2020
Pair of geoscience professors at the forefront of UNLV’s contributions to Mars exploration, but plenty more academics are involved in the Red Planet.
man wearing face mask working putting grocery items in bag in storeroom
Campus News | May 19, 2020
The full effect of the crisis won't be known for some time, but right now donors are helping the university pivot to focus on emergency needs and mental health.
a woman and man stand near a cactus outside the chemistry building
People | May 18, 2020
The budget analyst on the reasons she and husband Robert are now UNLV lifers.
library interior study spaces
People | May 15, 2020
Eight UNLV Students Honored With 2020 Lance and Elena Calvert Awards For Undergraduate Research across a wide spectrum of research topics.
Research | May 14, 2020
Once you leave the majestic skies of Earth, the word “cloud” no longer means a white fluffy-looking structure that produces rain. Instead, clouds in the greater universe are clumpy areas of greater density than their surroundings.
UNLV graduate seated with decorated cap
Campus News | May 14, 2020
An enduring UNLV end-of-semester tradition is to highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
A man stands at a podium in a darkened room
People | May 14, 2020
School of Life Sciences grad used fruit flies to study the nature of obesity.
People | May 8, 2020
In her transdisciplinary Honors College thesis project, UNLV senior Kendahl Servino investigates how our regard for our hands can reveal far more than we might expect.