News: Division of Research

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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.

Fruit flies in a plexiglass container.
Research | March 15, 2018

UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.

Portraits of Claudia Keelan and Georgiann Davis
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.

UNLV geoscientist Eugene Smith
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.

rough diamond crystal
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.

MW Esports Showdown logo
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.

Portrait of woman in esports jersey
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.

Portrait of Milo Ocampo
People | March 7, 2018

The co-founder of UNLV’s first esports organization on building community among gamers and UNLV’s chances of winning its first Mountain West Showdown.

Portrait of Tyler Tsunezumi
People | March 6, 2018

The team captain for 8-bit Esports club on choosing UNLV and his plans to parlay his pastime into a career.

M.T. West eSports Showdown - Boise State and UNLV
Campus News | February 28, 2018

College esports competition planned for March 8-10 at UNLV in conjunction with Mountain West Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.