News: College of Sciences

UNLV professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab on UNLV's campus
Research | October 14, 2020
The discovery, reported in the journal Nature, opens door for reimagining the energy grid, technology, society
artist rendering of neutron star merger
Research | October 13, 2020
UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to study offering new, most complete start-to-finish view of neutron star merger.
woman smiling
Research | October 6, 2020
Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute student researchers embrace remote learning and engage in public policy research to benefit UNLV and the region.
A woman sits on a couch, surrounded by UNLV paraphernalia
People | September 29, 2020
College of Sciences Alumna of the Year made a change at UNLV that led to an inspirational career in education.
Campus News | September 15, 2020
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
People | September 11, 2020
Seeing opportunities to meet needs during the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 summer Ph.D. graduate stepped in to help. 
Research | August 25, 2020
UNLV geologist investigating 310 million-year-old fossil trackway from ancient reptilian creature.
A hand is seen wiping a folder with a UNLV logo
Research | August 11, 2020
As summer comes to a close and classrooms open, UNLV biochemist Ernesto Abel-Santos offers cleaning best practices.
A portrait of UNLV's new president Keith Whitfield on campus.
Campus News | August 10, 2020
As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.
Students point at artwork
Business and Community | July 28, 2020
Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.
An image of Lake Mead and mountains in the background
Research | July 22, 2020
New study from UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet links Arctic and tropical Pacific warming to ancient climate records, providing parallels to today.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.