spoon pours candy sprinkles atop pile of white sugar
Business and Community | July 17, 2019
How does the body react when you nix sugar from your diet? UNLV nutritionist Samantha Coogan shares a winning solution for withdrawal symptoms, and what to expect when they’re over.
Exterior of UNLV School of Dental Medicine Building
People | July 17, 2019
García is an accomplished researcher, teacher, and administrator whose leadership and advocacy have been recognized nationally; she begins at UNLV Sept. 1.
Research | July 17, 2019
Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.
Patricia Butler with her chin resting on her hand.
People | July 16, 2019
One of the professors in her department describes administrative assistant Patricia Butler as "the sunshine."

UNLV Experts In The News

Travel Weekly
July 17, 2019
The name switch, announced by SLS Las Vegas owner Alex Meruelo in late June, marks a return to the property's roots. First opened at the north end of the Strip as the Sahara in 1952, the 240-room hotel made its name with some legendary live entertainment, featuring headliners such as Louis Prima, Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Jack Benny, Tony Bennett, George Carlin, Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand, who graced the Sahara's stage in the property's heyday.
World Casino News
July 17, 2019
The long-held myth that casino patrons are somehow able to detect slot machine payout percentages has reportedly been shattered by a pair of researchers following the completion of a nine-month study involving two pairs of machines in Australia.
News Medical
July 17, 2019
From birthday cakes to Thanksgiving pie to cold summer treats, every holiday, season or special occasion harkens mouth-watering memories of a favorite sugary treat.
Nakia Jackson-Hale holding hands with her three kids and jumping in the air outside.
People | July 15, 2019
The executive director of alumni relations & special events handles a variety of tasks for the Boyd School of Law.
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.
Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
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.
Mayan sculpture on display
Research | July 11, 2019
UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.

Recent Accomplishments

July 17, 2019
Nicholas B. Irwin (Economics) recently published a paper, "Keeping Up Appearances: Spatial Spillovers and Housing Renovations" in Papers in Regional Science. The paper models the extent of spatial spillovers in housing renovations and estimates the effect previously observed renovations by a neighbor have on a homeowner's likelihood to renovate in...
July 16, 2019
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) presented a paper titled "Lo que (no) oímos en Cervantes" during the 20th triennial conference of the Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas, held in Jerusalem earlier this month. During the conference, she also was re-elected to the association board, as a vocal (spokesperson), to serve a second term in...
July 15, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has received the 2019 Legacy Award from the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). The ACES Legacy Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting impression on ACES or on the counselor education and supervision profession. ACES is a division of the American Counseling...
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