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    Do you remember your first moments as a Rebel? Take a look back at some of the memories made at orientation this summer.

Carlos Flores stands in front of a bank of television screens
Arts and Culture | July 18, 2019
How the gatekeepers in pop culture find exclusivity in their fandom.
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.
A man and woman embrace at the Latinx/UNLV meeting.
Business and Community | July 17, 2019
Students conducting interviews say the project allows them to reconnect to their heritage.

UNLV Experts In The News

New Zealand Herald
July 19, 2019
Dr Samantha Coogan, president of the Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a researcher at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, explains the effects of quitting the sweet stuff.
Sputnik France
July 19, 2019
The condition of the hair, skin and nails and even the quality of sleep can improve if sugar is removed. Samantha Coogan, director of the nutrition and dietetics program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, explained the influence of stopping sweets on the body.
Men's Health
July 19, 2019
Louis is a 27-year-old assembly-line worker in Three Rivers, Michigan. He has no health problems and rarely sees a doctor. Yet for a man in his prime, Louis thinks a lot about cheating death.
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."
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.

Recent Accomplishments

July 19, 2019
Celeste Calkins (Decision Support), Michelle Chavez (Academic Assessment), and Vicki Rosser (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a paper, “Preventing Extra Costs: The Impact of Faculty Satisfaction and Morale” in the International Journal of Educational Research. The paper examined the differences among morale, job...
July 18, 2019
Susanna Newbury (Art) wrote "Artists at Work: Susan Silton," which has been published in East of Borneo, the interdisciplinary journal and archive on Los Angeles art. The essay and interview address Silton's life and work in Los Angeles as well as her deep engagement in public space and accessibility, queer subjectivity, and gentrification in...
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...
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