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Our Region’s Helping Hands

UNLV researchers work to brighten the future for Nevada, its neighbors, and beyond.

In This Series

Nursing students practice on a manikin
Campus News | March 21, 2017
Step into the custom-designed training center for UNLV nursing students where manikins talk, blood is made by the gallon, and life-saving skills are mastered.
Stephanie McLaughlin
Research | April 7, 2017
Scholar's research on campus inspires more work to increase the Las Vegas community’s access to quality mental health care.
Jennifer Guthrie with two sets of hands on her shoulders
Research | April 27, 2017
Study highlights the importance of effective communication between survivors of domestic violence and the shelter staff who help them.
Eshani Lee
Research | May 19, 2017
Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.
stethoscope
Research | July 13, 2017
The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.
woman pointing at computer with man looking on.
Research | September 19, 2017
Through a new faculty-student mentorship program, a team of UNLV researchers is exploring how this piece of gear might help children with autism.
man sitting between burned trees.
Research | October 10, 2017
Economics researchers capitalize on the dynamics wildfire to prove infants’ proximity to smoke pollution while in utero affects birthweight.

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Research | August 7, 2020
Alumnus Andrew Nordin develops technique that provides clearest view yet of how the brain responds to obstacles when people are walking or running.
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Research | July 29, 2020
Assistant professor of public health Brian Labus offers some reasons for optimism for bringing younger students back to the classroom.
smiling black woman hangs "open" sign on the window of her business
Research | July 24, 2020
UNLV political science expert Tiffiany Howard examines the lag in U.S. Black business ownership and opportunities for closing the racial wealth gap.