Topic: environment

Campus News | October 14, 2017
International competition wraps up today; Team Las Vegas places second in engineering contest, following earlier wins of first in innovation and second for architecture.
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.
Single visitor looking at the Tested Ground museum exhibit
Arts and Culture | June 12, 2017
How to use the Barrick Museum’s new exhibit to talk to your children about the environment.
Solar panels in the Eldorado Valley
Research | May 25, 2017
Researchers investigate the environmental footprint of solar facilities to guide future design.
Jonathan Baker and colleagues examine stalagmite in a cave
Campus News | May 22, 2017
UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.
Executive Chef Mark Sandoval works with students in UNLV's community garden
Campus News | March 21, 2017
UNLV’s Campus Community Garden gets Hotel College students digging down to the root of sustainability, the environment, and what makes for the best veggies on your dinner plate.
Erica Marti and students assembles a portable solar energy classroom kit
Campus News | March 3, 2017
Solar kits illuminates energy concepts for both teachers and high school students.
UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Business and Community | February 3, 2017
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
Students planting with shovel
Business and Community | January 26, 2017
Students pitch in on a project to restore native vegetation around the drought-stricken Lake Mead. View the photo essay by UNLV photographer Josh Hawkins.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Business and Community | January 17, 2017
More than a dozen students will partner with the National Park Service and other groups on a restoration project to add native plants, protect shoreline, and boost wildlife.
Christmas tree bulb
Business and Community | December 19, 2016
Christmas tree recycling begins Dec. 26 at more than 30 Southern Nevada locations; more than 20,000 trees recycled in 2015.
Shahram Latifi
Research | December 8, 2016
UNLV researcher pioneers new applications for quick, efficient and secure data management.