May 26, 2023
Postdoctoral research fellow Kasra Ghaharian (International Gaming Institute) and Ph.D. student Mana Azizsoltani (Hospitality) delivered a presentation on “Payments Data in Gambling Research” at Park MGM on May 25, 2023, at the 18th International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking, hosted the by the UNLV International Gaming Institute. Their…
May 25, 2023
Professor Benjamin Edwards led a panel on The Evolving ESG Landscape at the International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking at Park MGM on May 24, 2023, at 18th International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking, hosted the by the UNLV International Gaming Institute.
May 25, 2023
Elizabeth Stacy (Life Sciences) in collaboration with researchers from Arizona State University, has published a paper on Foliar functional and genetic variation in a keystone Hawaiian tree species estimated through spectroscopy in the journal Oecologia. This study examined the potential for imaging spectroscopy to distinguish varieties of a…
May 25, 2023
Alongside co-editor Robert Greene II (Claflin University), Tyler D. Parry (African American and African Diaspora Studies Program; Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) participated in the roundtable, "Studying Slavery on Campus: Research, Reconciliation, and Public Engagement," published in the June 2023 issue of the Journal of the Civil…
May 24, 2023
Niki Fullmer (Libraries) co-presented "Library After Hours: Reinventing the first-year experience, one epic party at a time" at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2023 conference. The presentation, with librarian colleagues from Utah State University, covered transforming student perceptions of academic libraries through the use of…
May 24, 2023
Kara Christensen (Psychology) and colleagues from University of California, San Diego (led by Brittany Bohrer, Ph.D.), University of Kansas, and Children's Mercy Hospital-Kansas published a paper on their new mobile phone app for treating eating disorders in International Journal of Eating Disorders: "A multiple-baseline study of a mobile…
May 24, 2023
Maryam Hadi and Elizabeth Stacy (both Life Sciences) have published: "An optimized RNA extraction method for diverse leaves of Hawaiian Metrosideros, a hypervariable tree species complex" in the journal Applications in Plant Sciences.  This paper describes a safe and relatively rapid protocol for RNA extraction from a range of morphologically…
May 23, 2023
Max Gakh (Environmental and Occupational Health), Tim Grigsby (Social and Behavioral Health), Courtney Coughenour (Environmental and Occupational Health), Malcolm Ahlo (Southern Nevada Health District), Kacie Washburn (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), and Shawn Gerstenberger (Environmental and Occupational Health) published an article titled, "…
May 23, 2023
The office of undergraduate research (OUR) was awarded the Nevada Commission on Mentoring (NCOM) Spring 2023 Micro-grant for the project, “Expanding Research Education Program (REP) for High School Students Across Academic Disciplines." The funds, acquired by Levent Atici, executive director of undergraduate research and PI, and Rafael Oganesyan,…

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