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Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
U.S. News & World Report ranks UNLV degree program in top 20 for sixth consecutive year.
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Here's a few tales from 2017 sure to make you smile.
Med student and community leader share a vision for a healthier Las Vegas.
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
Chef Mark Sandoval leading interdisciplinary pilot program to feed basketball team breakfast, and that might just be the tip of the omelette.
With newsrooms being raided of resources, pro sports offer a golden opportunity to enterprising UNLV students.
International competition wraps up today; Team Las Vegas places second in engineering contest, following earlier wins of first in innovation and second for architecture.
Overall competition winner to be announced on Saturday.
Voting for the Solar Decathlon People's Choice Award is open, and UNLV's team needs your support.
Through a new faculty-student mentorship program, a team of UNLV researchers is exploring how this piece of gear might help children with autism.
UNLV dietitian Samantha Coogan on the pros and cons of organic vs. gluten-free, avoiding the afternoon sugar or caffeine crash, and making healthy options fun.
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Allied Health Sciences In The News
Should builders view net zero energy as a standard instead of an aspiration? As populations age, will future homeowners rely more on voice-controlled devices to manage systems like heating, cooling, and lighting? Can modular, flexible design and construction provide answers to suburban neighborhoods that are facing growing densities? Will precast concrete emerge as the building material of choice for housing construction in a world increasingly threatened by the ravages of climate change?
Nearly 50 years after we went to the Moon, Mars is in our sights.
Vice President Mike Pence, who chairs the revived National Space Council, wrote today in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that "America will be the first nation to bring mankind to Mars." These plans follow Elon Musk's announcement last week that a small group of astronauts will be ready to leave Earth in 2024 and head to Mars. But is all this possible in just seven years as a continuation of the technological advances we've seen, or are significant science and engineering breakthroughs needed to reach their goals?
Scientists may have underestimated the effect of cosmic rays on humans as they leave Earth’s atmosphere and are exposed to the deadly radiation.
NASA is dead-set on sending astronauts to Mars within the next 15 to 20 years. China has said it hopes to send people there between 2020 and 2030, and even Russia is floating plans to put boots on the red planet.
Allied Health Sciences Experts
An expert on the effects of violence.
Associate Dean, Allied Health Sciences
An expert in human body movement, the physics of sports, and running.
An expert in biokinesiology.