Topic: Research

Dr. Mary Croughan
Research | September 1, 2017
UNLV President, Dr. Len Jessup and UNLV Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Dr. Mary Croughan welcomes UNLV Innovation readers to the Fall 2017 issue.
Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Research | August 31, 2017
New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.
Research | August 15, 2017
Get ready for the sun to go dark during the day, but don't grab your shades. UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen on being humbled by the universe.
A student and faculty member examine an experiment under magnification.
Research | August 11, 2017
McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.
Group of indigenous women
Research | August 7, 2017
Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.
Research | August 1, 2017
Research connects the material legacy of gambling in the Renaissance with contemporary board and card games.
Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Research | July 20, 2017
Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.
child on a tablet device
Research | July 18, 2017
Benjamin Burroughs studies how new media industries channel children’s attention.
stethoscope
Research | July 13, 2017
The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.
esports gaming arena
Research | July 11, 2017
Card players, sports bettors and pool hustlers used to be the only ones playing games professionally. Now esports joins the fray.
Nursing professor Jay Tan
Research | July 11, 2017
Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.
UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research's Becky Boulton, Nicole Thomas, and Liam Frink.
Research | July 7, 2017
The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.