Topic: Research

Portrait of Eugene Moehring
Research | November 1, 2009
History professor Eugene Moehring is a respected scholar on urban history issues and the West. But the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award recipient says the students are still the most important part of the research equation.
Portrait of Sally Miller
Research | November 1, 2009
Increasing the number of graduates is still a priority, but UNLV’s School of Nursing also seeks to build its research and enhance understanding of the endeavor.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | November 1, 2009
Why embrace research during tough economic times?
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | November 1, 2009
Renaissance drama, the history of gambling, and more capture the scholarly interest of faculty authors.
illustration of a gamma ray burst
Research | November 1, 2009
Meet some of the researchers at UNLV who are conducting nationally recognized work studying space and the mysteries of the cosmos.
Photo of boat on Lake Mead
Research | November 1, 2009
While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region’s most pressing water issues.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | November 1, 2009
UNLV faculty demonstrate that research is actually the mother of invention – although necessity certainly got them thinking.
Portrait of Marta Meana
Research | November 1, 2009
The work of one UNLV master’s student and her supervisor on the psychological and social consequences of gastric bypass surgery led them to compile their findings in a new book, which explores the reasons why patients undergo the procedure and the varied ways that the dramatic weight loss changes their lives.
Image of book cover
Research | November 1, 2009
A new book by the director of the UNLV Center for Gaming Research takes the reader through gambling’s historic timeline, from the earliest origins of using bones for dice up to the development of the high-tech resort casinos of today.
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Research | November 1, 2009
Director of the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies Ardyth Broadrick Sohn has written a book about her time in Huntsville, Texas, examining how the community’s culture and industry are shaped by the local prison facility and legal executions performed there.
David Wong holding quagga mussels
Research | October 29, 2009
Tiny quagga mussels are clogging water pipelines, attaching to boats and lake structures, and causing big problems at Lake Mead.
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Research | October 28, 2009
Bing Zhang, in this Week's Nature, Analyzes Scientific Impact of Earliest Event in Cosmic History