News: Division of Research

two women working in research lab
Research | December 3, 2021
Program helps get undergraduates back into UNLV's labs and centers and working alongside faculty mentors.
A portrait of Edmund “Ed” Synakowski, wearing a suit and tie.
Research | October 26, 2021
VP of Research Ed Synakowski seeks new opportunities for UNLV to work with federally funded laboratories and new places to play his trombone.
Campus scenery of the courtyard outside of F-D-H building
People | June 3, 2021
Synakowski, currently the vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming, will join UNLV Aug. 30.
A device created by UNLV Engineering researchers for a space experiment
Research | May 29, 2021
First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
Dr. Levent Atici, Editor-in-Chief, Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal sitting at table holding copy of Spectra Magazine.
Campus News | May 20, 2021
"Spectra" will feature work of undergraduate students from wide variety of disciplines.
Portrait of Stephanie Page of the Office of Sponsored Programs
People | May 3, 2021
Knowing that her work in the office of sponsored programs sometimes plays a role in a faculty member receiving their first grant is a humbling experience for Stephanie Page.
unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
A woman places a tray inside a research freezer
Research | March 4, 2021
A "minus 80" freezer keeps the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine well below zero, but it was a mistake UNLV got it in the first place.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab at UNLV
Research | December 29, 2020
A yearlong collection of UNLV faculty making the news for their discoveries and contributions to the community.