Topic: child development

woman at desk
People | September 7, 2018
Do children raised by male caregivers have different perceptions of gender as a result of who raised them? This psychology major spent her summer exploring the question.
game controller
Research | August 28, 2018
An education researcher turns to the digital realm of video games for a way to identify children’s behavioral problems in the real world.
child on a tablet device
Research | July 18, 2017
Benjamin Burroughs studies how new media industries channel children’s attention.
Gary Ackerman
Campus News | October 5, 2016
With the Ackerman Center, families in Las Vegas Valley finally now have one place to turn to for comprehensive autism care.
Business and Community | January 5, 2012
UNLV student outreach effort hopes to head off adult obesity by starting with preschool education
Student conducting a science experiment
Business and Community | June 16, 2011
The UNLV VISIONS Summer Institute ignites enthusiasm in local elementary teachers about science.
Psychology professor Christopher Kearney
People | May 25, 2011
Christopher Kearney's work offers insight about why kids might refuse to go to school.
Sarah Bagnoli VanderMeer standing outdoors
People | May 18, 2011
VanderMeer is proof that one teacher can change a person’s life. Hers changed in a geography class.
Mom holding her pregnant belly
Research | January 11, 2011
UNLV working with local nonprofits and churches to lead pregnancy prevention program.
Business and Community | January 11, 2011
The UNLV Psychological Assessment and Testing Clinic provides a much-needed, low-cost service to the community by evaluating cognitive and academic skills of kindergarteners through adults.
UNLV President lectures to students
Campus News | December 9, 2010
Campus leaders join the discussion at the Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum, which gives teens a venue for expressing their ideas and concerns.
Business and Community | October 15, 2010
At-risk kids will be attending the UNLV homecoming game thanks to the Adopt-A-School program, which rewards elementary school children for excelling in the classroom.