News: Division of Research and Economic Development

Dominic A. Armendariz working at his computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant looked at learning theories to build a better school design.
Christen Lena Gomez working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.
Rafael Antonio Armendariz working at his computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant sought to design a stadium that would better serve the community.
Patrick Messimertesting a the strength of a 3d printed piece of material.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant is as curious as he was in the third grade — only now he's an undergraduate researcher.
Sophia Quinton working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant found her research mission early in life and has been pursuing it ever since.
Karsyn Wilson sitting on stage in an empty theater.
Research | May 1, 2019
Through interviews and writing, this Research & Creative Honors Program participant discovered how storytelling empowers marginalized groups.
Kayce Singer working in a science lab.
Research | May 1, 2019
Hands-on experience to complement classroom learning helped this Research & Creative Honors Program participant understand — and love — biology even more.
Campus News | May 1, 2019
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
A portrait of Shekinah Hoffman with a portion of the Las Vegas skyline, including the High Roller, in the background.
People | May 1, 2019
Shekinah Hoffman leads a rigorous program for mentoring youth in under-resourced communities.
Black Fire rendering
Business and Community | April 29, 2019
The 43,000 square-foot “Black Fire Innovation” space will include replicated elements of a Caesars casino and resort to provide real-life conditions for product testing and a place for students to train to enter the workforce of the future.
artist conception of cosmic event
Research | April 16, 2019
Two dense, city-sized stars collided in a galaxy far, far away; the resulting X-rays give UNLV’s Bing Zhang and international team of astronomers a new way to spot when it happens and a rare glimpse into how neutron stars form.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.