Topic: Research

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.’
hand holding cell phone with social media apps on screen
Research | June 7, 2019
UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.
elephant reaching into tree
Research | June 6, 2019
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.
A dry lake bed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Research | June 6, 2019
UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers.
A pile of books is topped by a special edition of Candide by Voltaire.
Research | June 4, 2019
June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy. As men fought their way through France, it was books like these that helped sustain them during wartime.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
An exterior view of the Colusa Casino on a sunny day.
Research | May 30, 2019
An Eadington Fellow examines the initial debate over gaming on Native American reservations from the perspective of the tribal leaders that initially advocated for it.
protesters in front of white house holding "impeach" sign
Research | May 24, 2019
UNLV law professor Peter Brandon Bayer on the standards for impeachment and the need for political neutrality.
A 3D illustration of the human brain.
Research | May 21, 2019
New research unveils the anterior cingulate cortex’s role in memory retrieval and potential implications for dementia treatment.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.