Topic: Research

artist conception of cosmic event
Research | April 16, 2019
Two dense, city-sized stars collided in a galaxy far, far away; the resulting X-rays give UNLV’s Bing Zhang and international team of astronomers a new way to spot when it happens and a rare glimpse into how neutron stars form.
two white pills, one red caplet
Research | April 16, 2019
A new book by social work professor An-Pyng Sun walks readers through the roots of addiction and treatment.
four portraits of women
Research | April 9, 2019
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.
An image of the Earth depicted as a flat surface.
Research | March 11, 2019
As the Flat Earth Theory gains resurgence with a new Netflix documentary, a UNLV astronomer explains how it fizzles.
Research | March 7, 2019
UNLV study provides an in-depth look at new fathers’ experiences with PPD.
protester with sign saying "Fair Contract Now!"
Research | March 5, 2019
Unions are fighting for their survival in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling.
Concept illustration of a businessman trying to unplug the brain, sabotage, killing creativity
Research | February 21, 2019
Technology overload is harming our physical, mental, and social health, says a UNLV sociologist.
Research | February 20, 2019
Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | February 15, 2019
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs recognizes UNLV as an experienced, accomplished research institution.
Linda L. Berger and Ann C. McGinley
Research | February 8, 2019
Boyd professors contribute to Feminist Judgments series, exploring how key legal opinions might have differed if viewed through a feminist prism.
A photo of UNLV archaeologists Diane and Arlen Chase examining items on the floor of a tomb in Caracol, Belize.
Research | January 31, 2019
UNLV’s Diane and Arlen Chase engage in fieldwork and new technologies to uncover Maya history at Caracol, Belize.
tourists on Las Vegas Strip
Research | January 11, 2019
Eadington lecture explores how local governments around the country can balance security and hospitality in their venues.