Topic: Research

man walking through hallway next to a screen moving on robotic wheels
Research | January 12, 2021
Electronic avatars allow professors the ultimate social distancing while remaining present in School of Nursing classrooms.
Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.
UNLV geoscientist Arya Udry sits in front of her microscope in her office
Research | December 21, 2020
Udry is one of just 13 scientists added to NASA’s Participating Scientist Program and will help the Perseverance Rover to recognize magmatic rocks; becomes second UNLV professor on Mars 2020 science team.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
Research | December 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
Two children look at a tablet
Research | December 16, 2020
UNLV expert on emerging media Benjamin Burroughs examines the ethical considerations of child-created content.
UNLV communication studies professor Rebecca Rice
Research | December 10, 2020
As public health and local government officials grapple with misinformation, UNLV crisis communication researcher Rebecca Rice shares battle plan tips.
woman in lab coat looking at a sample
Research | December 9, 2020
Ph.D. student Kendra McGlothen's research ties for first in the Graduate College’s annual Rebel Grad Slam competition.
brain scan imaging
Research | December 9, 2020
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has barred neuroscience Ph.D. student Andrew Ortiz from the lab, he continues to research diseases that affect millions of Americans.
professor seated behind table topped with test tubes and lab equipment
Research | December 1, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, professor of biomedical sciences at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, explains how leading vaccine candidates differ at the cellular level and what it could mean for their effectiveness.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus
Research | November 20, 2020
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.
A man stands with his arms crossed looking out a window
Research | November 19, 2020
Professor Tyler D. Parry expanded his reading list in 2020 to understand this summer's racial reckoning, and look to tomorrow.
A woman is reflected in glass
Research | November 19, 2020
Three resort stakeholders find an equilibrium in the pandemic.