News: Division of Research

Black Fire rendering
Business and Community | April 29, 2019

The 43,000 square-foot “Black Fire Innovation” space will include replicated elements of a Caesars casino and resort to provide real-life conditions for product testing and a place for students to train to enter the workforce of the future.

artist conception of cosmic event
Research | April 16, 2019

Two dense, city-sized stars collided in a galaxy far, far away; the resulting X-rays give UNLV’s Bing Zhang and international team of astronomers a new way to spot when it happens and a rare glimpse into how neutron stars form.

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Research | April 16, 2019

UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.

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.

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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.

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Research | February 20, 2019

Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.

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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.