Topic: Research

Research | August 20, 2019
Battling the bacteria can be especially hard for resort hotels and nursing homes.
A man rests his palm on his face in front of a whiteboard with equations
Research | August 15, 2019
Physics professor Michael Pravica's work on useful hard X-ray photochemistry could reveal novel materials — and possibly an explanation for the origin of life on Earth.
Research | August 5, 2019
Research by a UNLV environmental communication expert offers strategies for improving the dialogue around climate change.
thermometer with temps over 100 degrees with sun shining
Research | July 26, 2019
UNLV Medicine surgeons reviewed pavement burn admissions to a Las Vegas burn center over five years to determine how hot is too hot.
A man in a colorful shirt holds a cigar at a bar in Havana, Cuba.
Research | July 25, 2019
Hospitality professor Tony Henthorne traces decades of tumult due to tourism fluctuations in Cuba.
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team lifts FIFA World Cup 2019 trophy as confetti and streamers rain down
Research | July 23, 2019
UNLV sports and gender equity researcher Nancy Lough weighs in on the wage gap, marketing/sponsorship, and role of men and media in the sports industry.
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.
spoon pours candy sprinkles atop pile of white sugar
Research | July 17, 2019
How does the body react when you nix sugar from your diet? UNLV nutritionist Samantha Coogan shares a winning solution for withdrawal symptoms, and what to expect when they’re over.
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.
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.’