News: Division of Research

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Campus News | April 6, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
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Arts and Culture | April 2, 2018
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
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Research | March 21, 2018
UNLV research administrators on creating an environment to connect faculty from different disciplines.
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Research | March 20, 2018
In her new book, an expert in the nation’s top legal writing program explores how cognitive science and rhetorical theory work together to convince us of what to believe.
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Business and Community | March 19, 2018
Unique program boosts student entrepreneurship in the gaming technology industry.
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Research | March 15, 2018
UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.
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Research | March 14, 2018
Georgiann Davis and Claudia Keelan earned top honors from the Nevada System of Higher Education for their research and creative accomplishments.
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Research | March 13, 2018
How a vacation in South Africa, a one-of-its-kind UNLV lab, and pieces of volcanic glass smaller than a grain of salt changed a long-held view of human history.
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Research | March 9, 2018
Scientific analysis of diamond impurities - known as inclusions - reveal naturally forming ice crystals and point to water-rich regions deep below the Earth's crust.
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Campus News | March 7, 2018
Some of the best teams in collegiate gaming will meet as UNLV’s "8-Bit Esports" takes on Boise State in the inaugural Mountain West Esports Showdown.
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People | March 7, 2018
8-bit Esports member Yzzi Ocampo on the challenges female gamers face and the community she found on UNLV's campus.
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People | March 7, 2018
The computer science major on taking a nonconventional career path and coaching UNLV's Overwatch team to esports success.