Topic: child development

Research | September 24, 2021
Psychology professor Chris Kearney says refocusing on basic skills will help get schoolchildren get back on track.
two women and child reading books on a blanket outdoors
Business and Community | July 14, 2020
Kids bored by your book selections? Get them reading this summer with this easy guide from the UNLV Teacher Development and Resources Library.
doctor talking to patient
Business and Community | May 11, 2020
Dr. Rooman Ahad offers tips and resources for parents of children with ASD.
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.