Topic: research

Physicist standing over table with green laser beams
Research | September 17, 2019
Physicist Ashkan Salamat one of just 46 university professors nationwide – and the first from UNLV – selected for competitive award, which is now in its 10th year.
groups of people on campus
Research | July 23, 2019
New research reveals how undocumented students pursue justice and joy at the nation’s most diverse campus.
Business and Community | July 17, 2019
Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.
Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
Mayan sculpture on display
Research | July 11, 2019
UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.
UNLV sign on campus
Research | July 9, 2019
A new study reveals stark disparities in mortality risk among children and youth across several measures of parental socioeconomic status.
man surrounded by clear cases containing fruit flies
Business and Community | June 25, 2019
Allen Gibbs earns Top Tier Award for his long history of research and efforts to engage others in science.
People | June 17, 2019
June Cho of UNLV's School of Nursing moved to Las Vegas last year after more than 20 years on the East Coast, eager to discover what life is like in the West.
A woman leans against a chain-link fence as the sun sets in the background.
Research | June 11, 2019
A new book reveals how current social structures thwart the mobility of black and brown youth, even those who ‘play by the rules.’
hand holding cell phone with social media apps on screen
Research | June 7, 2019
UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.
elephant reaching into tree
Research | June 6, 2019
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.
portrait of woman
People | May 23, 2019
This professor was inspired by a mentor while in college and now tries to do the same for UNLV students.