News: College of Sciences

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.
Interior of Grand Canyon with individual looking at rocks
Research | May 1, 2020
Las Vegas Valley rock layer matches that of a famous interval of rocks at the Grand Canyon; findings reported in the journal Geology.
A woman in a labcoat manipulates a test tube
Business and Community | April 17, 2020
Life sciences' Helen Wing and colleagues assisting Southern Nevada Health District with viral transport medium; other faculty in College of Sciences contribute protective equipment.
black keyboard with package of Clorox wipes in foreground
Research | April 2, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund on the science of germs, where they like to lurk, and how to effectively get rid of them.
Campus News | April 1, 2020
Undergraduates Alvaro Carbonero and Ava Platt among a select group of STEM students nationwide selected for prestigious honor.
A group of five fifth graders partake in an experiment during UNLV's Rebel Science Camp.
Business and Community | March 3, 2020
Nearly 550 local fifth graders to attend UNLV’s Rebel Science Camp in 2020.