Topic: Innovation Magazine

Portrait of Mark Muro
Research | November 1, 2011
Mark Muro of the Brookings Institution on the importance of research and development for a prosperous Nevada.
Portrait of Daniel Villanueva
Research | January 3, 2011
The shifts in German political thought that paved the road from post-Second World War towards Germany’s integration into the European Union are examined in a new book by Daniel Villanueva, visiting assistant professor of foreign languages at UNLV.
Photo of boat on Lake Mead
Research | November 1, 2009
While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region’s most pressing water issues.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | November 1, 2009
UNLV faculty demonstrate that research is actually the mother of invention – although necessity certainly got them thinking.
Portrait of Marta Meana
Research | November 1, 2009
The work of one UNLV master’s student and her supervisor on the psychological and social consequences of gastric bypass surgery led them to compile their findings in a new book, which explores the reasons why patients undergo the procedure and the varied ways that the dramatic weight loss changes their lives.
Image of book cover
Research | November 1, 2009
A new book by the director of the UNLV Center for Gaming Research takes the reader through gambling’s historic timeline, from the earliest origins of using bones for dice up to the development of the high-tech resort casinos of today.
Image of book cover
Research | November 1, 2009
Director of the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies Ardyth Broadrick Sohn has written a book about her time in Huntsville, Texas, examining how the community’s culture and industry are shaped by the local prison facility and legal executions performed there.
Research | November 1, 2009
Many Renaissance plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries are highly regarded today, but UNLV English professor Charles Whitney researched historical documents to uncover what audience members of the time period thought of the dramatic performances.
Portrait of Eugene Moehring
Research | November 1, 2009
History professor Eugene Moehring is a respected scholar on urban history issues and the West. But the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award recipient says the students are still the most important part of the research equation.
Portrait of Sally Miller
Research | November 1, 2009
Increasing the number of graduates is still a priority, but UNLV’s School of Nursing also seeks to build its research and enhance understanding of the endeavor.
illustration of a gamma ray burst
Research | November 1, 2009
Meet some of the researchers at UNLV who are conducting nationally recognized work studying space and the mysteries of the cosmos.
portrait of Claudia Keelan and Douglas Unger
Research | November 1, 2008
The Atlantic Monthly ranks UNLV’s graduate-level creative writing programs among best in the nation.