News: Division of Research and Economic Development

two white pills, one red caplet
Research | April 16, 2019
A new book by social work professor An-Pyng Sun walks readers through the roots of addiction and treatment.
four portraits of women
Research | April 9, 2019
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.
People | March 19, 2019
Drew Brunson’s decision to attend UNLV’s hands-on MBA program led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an esports career.
Becky Harris seated on exterior bench
Business and Community | February 20, 2019
Former Nevada Gaming Control Board chairwoman will study policy and regulatory issues related to legal sports wagering.
Research | February 20, 2019
Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | February 15, 2019
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs recognizes UNLV as an experienced, accomplished research institution.
conceptual image of Team Las Vegas' 2020 Solar Decathlon home entry
Business and Community | February 5, 2019
Students will build sustainable home of healing for military veterans as they compete against international teams in U.S. Department of Energy contest.
dna strand made of veggies atop a dinner plate with silverware at sides
Business and Community | January 16, 2019
Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.
UNLV students holding large check
Business and Community | January 11, 2019
Inaugural hackathon offered UNLV students unique opportunity to generate innovative commercial products; winner announced during CES 2019 in Las Vegas.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
UNLV dental professor reviewing data with student
Campus News | December 19, 2018
University joins the ranks of just 130 institutions nationwide classified by Carnegie as “very high research activity” – or R1 – the gold standard for university research metrics.
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People | December 6, 2018
Two-time UNLV alumnus Andrew Baca has done a little bit of everything in his career … except let setbacks stand in the way.