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Research | January 19, 2022

New report shows lower life expectancy for young Americans; 'aggressive action' needed to increase survival rates for infants, children, young adults

students and administrators standing at UNLV's first commencement in 1964
Business and Community | January 19, 2022

Jon Cobain pledges up to $2.3 million in matching funds to support high-achieving, first-generation business students.

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People | January 18, 2022

Executive assistant in the research division usually starts her day with a run on campus.

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Arts and Culture | January 14, 2022

Sensuality and charisma combine for this first performance of the PAC spring mini-season.

UNLV Experts In The News

January 19, 2022

Thousands of UNLV students returned to campus Tuesday for the spring semester. Despite a recent spike in COVID-19 cases and no vaccine mandate in place for students or staff, most were happy to be back.

January 18, 2022

UNLV rings in its spring semester on Tuesday with a mixture of in-person and hybrid classes.


January 18, 2022

Dr. Marc Kahn, dean of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, said Friday his understanding is the school district’s pause wasn’t so much to slow coronavirus transmission but rather a workforce issue because a “fair number of people” are out with COVID-19.

A A woman in a white lab coat stands in front of a colorful mual depicting a fanciful underwater scene.
People | January 14, 2022

Dr. Rooman Ahad inspired by patients to write a book that builds empathy for those with special needs.

Artist rending of James Webb telescope in space with stars behind
Research | January 13, 2022

UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen explains key differences between Webb and Hubble.

students in classroom socially distanced and masked
Campus News | January 13, 2022

Infectious disease expert Brian Labus' hopes and concerns as UNLV's spring semester starts.

stacks of textbooks in campus bookstore
Campus News | January 12, 2022

Liberal Arts faculty tackle affordability of course materials in first-year seminars as campus begins incorporating more open access resources.

Student Kristen Tagaytayan works with perovskites
Research | January 12, 2022

UNLV graduate student Kristen Tagaytayan’s research into energy efficiency lands her a NASA fellowship working on space probe technology.

Recent Accomplishments

January 18, 2022
Alena Grewal and Karyn Holt (both Nursing) authored an article, “Comparison of 12-Hour Biweekly Versus 6-Hour Weekly Shifts on Fatigue in Student Nurses,” finding there was no statistical difference on fatigue in a 12-hour shift and a six-hour shift. The article has been published by the Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing Journal, a journal with…
January 18, 2022
Dr. Jordana Haber (Medicine) director of clinical education and simulation for the department of emergency medicine, co-authored a manuscript titled "Overcoming Barriers to Promotion for Women and Underrepresented in Medicine Faculty in Academic Emergency Medicine," which was recently published in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American College…
January 14, 2022
Hal Berghel (Computer Science) and Doug Jones (University of Iowa) wrote an article, "The State of the Art in Voting Machine Technology: Just How Reliable Are They?" which appears in the January issue of IEEE Computer.
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