News: College of Sciences

A woman smiles while working with scientific equipment
People | September 20, 2019
Alumna Vanessa Sanders finding new paths for isotopes therapeutic and diagnostic at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
A photo depicting the exterior of the Science and Engineering Building on UNLV's campus.
Campus News | September 19, 2019
UNLV received a nearly $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to house ‘multicollector’ device, the first of its kind in Nevada.
Physicist standing over table with green laser beams
Research | September 17, 2019
Physicist Ashkan Salamat one of just 46 university professors nationwide – and the first from UNLV – selected for competitive award, which is now in its 10th year.
woman in formal dress at piano
People | September 4, 2019
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
A man rests his palm on his face in front of a whiteboard with equations
Research | August 15, 2019
Physics professor Michael Pravica's work on useful hard X-ray photochemistry could reveal novel materials — and possibly an explanation for the origin of life on Earth.
Business and Community | August 13, 2019
UNLV works to dismantle barriers to college-level math success to retain and graduate students.
Business and Community | August 11, 2019
UNLV helps students overcome their math anxiety.
A portrait of Bill Speer, director of UNLV's Math Learning Center, standing in front of a white board.
Business and Community | August 10, 2019
Students find support through updated math courses, pilot programs.
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
Business and Community | June 25, 2019
Allen Gibbs earns Top Tier Award for his long history of research and efforts to engage others in science.