News: College of Sciences

student shaking hands with professor on stage
People | May 24, 2022

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine student Jacob Villarama took a year off to pray and contemplate which career path to follow.

professor talking to students in the field
People | May 17, 2022

How this professor-in-residence is a "Force for Change" for future scientists at UNLV.

archival photo of man peering into water
Research | May 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

women in africa carrying water jugs
Research | May 11, 2022

Hydrophilanthropy, the practice of aiding those in water-scarce regions, can transform lives. But when done carelessly, it can lead to immeasurable harm.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
People | May 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

aerial of Colorado River
Research | May 10, 2022

Confronted in our desert backyard by the inescapable effects of a deteriorating environment, these UNLV researchers, professors, and activists are fighting to mitigate the effects of climate change on scientific, legal, and sociological fronts.

UNLV Football players entering Allegiant Stadium
Campus News | May 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

planet illustration
Research | April 27, 2022

UNLV astrophysicist Zhaohuan Zhu among featured speakers at international conference at M Resort May 1-6; more than a dozen UNLV faculty and students participating.  

woman posing outdoors
People | April 5, 2022

Student service award recipient Abriana Perez volunteered over 200 hours and partnered with others to help more than 5,000 community members during the pandemic.

 

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | April 1, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

Aerial image of UNLV academic mall
Campus News | March 29, 2022

UNLV Boyd Law School has 13 top 100 programs, including No. 1 ranking for legal writing. 

Vladislav Zhitny sits at a computer.
People | March 18, 2022

Vladislav Zhitny, an emigrant from the Ukraine, has had 18 papers appear in a variety of publications.