Topic: Research

Research | May 14, 2020
Once you leave the majestic skies of Earth, the word “cloud” no longer means a white fluffy-looking structure that produces rain. Instead, clouds in the greater universe are clumpy areas of greater density than their surroundings.
Interior of Grand Canyon with individual looking at rocks
Research | May 1, 2020
Las Vegas Valley rock layer matches that of a famous interval of rocks at the Grand Canyon; findings reported in the journal Geology.
A man in a suit pulls a cord on a dune buggy
Research | May 1, 2020
Annual College of Engineering competition will hold all of its team presentations and judging virtually.
A medical syringe
Research | May 1, 2020
UNLV’s Director of Bioethics explores whether vaccine-refusing parents will reconsider their beliefs in light of COVID-19.
A man washes his hands in a bathroom sink
Research | April 28, 2020
The one big takeaway: hand-washing works.
Closeup of an African American woman putting a mask on her face.
Research | April 27, 2020
Public health researcher Dr. Melva Thompson-Robinson on why the coronavirus crisis disproportionately affects communities of color.
portrait of woman overlaid on image of nurse working
Research | April 23, 2020
Valerie Barboa's doctoral project already paying dividends with young nurses.
A man in a suit points to a map of Clark County as several students look on
Research | April 22, 2020
Vivek Sah, director of Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies at UNLV, reflects on the impact of the global pandemic on the market for homes in Southern Nevada.
A microscopic image of the coronavirus disease.
Research | April 22, 2020
UNLV business ethics expert Wonyong Oh on the coronavirus pandemic and the ethical dilemmas facing health care workers, corporations, and government.
image of Capitol Building with red and blue behind it
Research | April 15, 2020
UNLV political expert David Damore on presidential politics amid COVID-19, and how the pandemic has shifted the political picture as election day draws closer.
Research | April 7, 2020
UNLV researcher Marta Soligo on the impact of the coronavirus on tourism and why it matters.
black keyboard with package of Clorox wipes in foreground
Research | April 2, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund on the science of germs, where they like to lurk, and how to effectively get rid of them.