Topic: Research

This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.
commercial kitchen with chefs working in background
Research | June 25, 2020
A long history of discriminatory practices and a UNLV study that shows how it impacts both workers and businesses points to a need for industry-wide change.
Hands of white and black people being raised in the air at a protest.
Research | June 22, 2020
UNLV African American and African Diaspora Studies professor Tyler D. Parry on the effectiveness of protesting to enact social change.
silhouette of man and woman arguing
Research | June 16, 2020
UNLV criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on victims of intimate partner abuse and how society can help protect them in the future.
Protest signs read "Defund Police" and "Abolish Police"
Research | June 10, 2020
As more municipalities weigh the future of their police departments, UNLV professors explain what these movements mean and how they would work.
rows of test tube vials with blue tops
Research | June 8, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund among 119 to join consensus statement published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Research | June 3, 2020
Business professor and socialization researcher Richard Gardner offers tips for coping with unfounded paranoia that you’re not good enough.
portrait of man
Research | May 28, 2020
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
Two women stand in front of an image of a Martian rover
Research | May 19, 2020
Pair of geoscience professors at the forefront of UNLV’s contributions to Mars exploration, but plenty more academics are involved in the Red Planet.
Research | May 14, 2020
Once you leave the majestic skies of Earth, the word “cloud” no longer means a white fluffy-looking structure that produces rain. Instead, clouds in the greater universe are clumpy areas of greater density than their surroundings.
Interior of Grand Canyon with individual looking at rocks
Research | May 1, 2020
Las Vegas Valley rock layer matches that of a famous interval of rocks at the Grand Canyon; findings reported in the journal Geology.
A man in a suit pulls a cord on a dune buggy
Research | May 1, 2020
Annual College of Engineering competition will hold all of its team presentations and judging virtually.