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Sep 7, 2018
Research

Some students spent their summer lounging peacefully at the pool. Zantana Ephrem spent hers studying just war theory.  


woman in front of sociology sign
Sep 5, 2018
People

This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.


man in white lab coat
Sep 4, 2018
People

Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.


Sep 3, 2018
Research
That pain in your neck may be from your tablet device, how librarians help keep students in school, a research course that has undergrads digging up viruses, and more.

Pregnant woman
Sep 1, 2018
Research
UNLV anthropology researchers Daniel Benyshek, Laura Gryder, and Sharon Young found that placentophagy may not deliver the benefits practitioners anticipate.

Portrait Hannah Patenaude
Apr 23, 2018
Research

Nevada undergraduate research journal offers UNLV students the opportunity to promote their research and boost their resumes.


young women looking at solar components
Apr 10, 2018
Campus News

The student-led Scientista Foundation chapter is working to close the gender gap in professional STEM fields.


Alyssa Crittenden
Dec 26, 2017
Research

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.


Nov 9, 2017
Research

A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.


Group of indigenous women
Aug 7, 2017
Research

Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.


UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research's Becky Boulton, Nicole Thomas, and Liam Frink.
Jul 7, 2017
Research

The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.


student Alexis Hilts and assistant professor Matt Bernacki
May 5, 2017
Research

Undergrad Alexis Hilts will present her honors thesis at the American Psychological Association's national conference.


senior Amber Turner and alumna Lisa Danielson
May 3, 2017
Research

UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.


researchers test drone
Dec 6, 2016
Research

UNLV engineering faculty and students turned to the entertainment arena to carve out their unique research niche.