Topic: research

computer screen showing Facebook friend requests
Research | November 4, 2019
UNLV communication studies professor and social media researcher Natalie Pennington unveils the biggest online dealbreakers, cling makers, and tips for culling your contact list.
A man walks through weeds
Research | October 29, 2019
UNLV’s reintroduction effort keeps leopard frog species off the endangered list.
rendering of showing large video board
Business and Community | October 29, 2019
Working with UNLV and Caesars Entertainment, Intel will provide state-of-the-art computing equipment and hands-on internships for UNLV students.
a close-up of someone lifting weights
Research | October 24, 2019
UNLV researchers monitored the motion of the thoracic spine, lumbar spine, and knee as part of the testing process.
woman with motion blur of color around her
People | October 8, 2019
A breakthrough research project landed hospitality undergrad Jasmine Nemati a top-tier journal credit and the experience of a lifetime.
doctor talks to man sitting on exam table
Research | October 2, 2019
UNLV public health researcher Marya Shegog highlights study exploring survivor stories, stereotypes, and health care disparities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
closeup of computer keyboard with HATE spelled out in red letters
Research | October 2, 2019
UNLV sociologist on how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.
A photo depicting the exterior of the Science and Engineering Building on UNLV's campus.
Campus News | September 19, 2019
UNLV received a nearly $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to house ‘multicollector’ device, the first of its kind in Nevada.
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.