News: Division of Research

Dr. Mary Croughan
Research | September 1, 2017

UNLV President, Dr. Len Jessup and UNLV Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Dr. Mary Croughan welcomes UNLV Innovation readers to the Fall 2017 issue.

Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Research | August 31, 2017

New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.

Students in theater
Campus News | August 10, 2017

Step into the world of YES, where high school students meet team UNLV through project-based mentoring and a case-study analysis of the top industry right their backyards.

Group of indigenous women
Research | August 7, 2017

Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.

Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Research | July 20, 2017

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.

stethoscope
Research | July 13, 2017

The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.

UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research's Becky Boulton, Nicole Thomas, and Liam Frink.
Research | July 7, 2017

The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.

UNLV Libraries' Cory Lampert and Silvia Southwick
Research | June 29, 2017

A new research tool created by University Libraries helps the world discover more connections among the region’s Jewish community.

Kinesiology professor Brach Poston
Research | June 21, 2017

Brach Poston's research on electrical stimulation shows promise for Parkinson's patients.

Dustin and Rochelle Hines
Research | June 8, 2017

Husband-and-wife team Dustin and Rochelle Hines research brain cells in their quest for solutions to degenerative diseases and developmental disorders.

casino skyline during sunset
Business and Community | June 5, 2017

First-of-its-kind Young Executive Scholars experience to enhance pipeline of homegrown hospitality talent in Las Vegas.

Jonathan Baker and colleagues examine stalagmite in a cave
Campus News | May 22, 2017

UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.