News: Division of Research and Economic Development

Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
Campus News | June 26, 2019
A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
hand holding cell phone with social media apps on screen
Research | June 7, 2019
UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
four portraits
Business and Community | May 16, 2019
Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
side by side photos of male students standing outdoors
Campus News | May 8, 2019
Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.
woman in front of some flowers and greenery
People | May 6, 2019
The longtime small business advisor brings her expertise and enthusiasm for entrepreneurship to fast-growing Las Vegas.
tree on hillside
Research | May 2, 2019
Sociology doctoral student Nick Mac Murray studies activists working to change how America views and approaches the burials of their dearly departed.
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.
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.