News: Division of Research

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.

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.

Orlando Bustos
People | November 1, 2018

A simple degree upgrade led graphic designer Orlando Bustos to an internship with NASA and a job with Arcata Associates.

Lori Ciccone, the executive director of the office of sponsored programs, poses in her office.
People | October 29, 2018

Event planning led this alumna to managing sponsored programs at her alma mater.

two women
Research | October 8, 2018

UNLV researchers find that planning and produce can help moms-to-be reduce diabetes risks.

Librarian and student in an instructional session
Research | October 5, 2018

A national, multi-institutional study finds that academic library instruction helps keep undergraduates in school.

gloved hand squirting liquid from syringe onto a petri dish
Research | October 4, 2018

The public is invited to get a first-hand glimpse at innovation.

Research | October 4, 2018

UNLV engineers developed a team of drones that detect radioactivity in areas where it’s unsafe or unfeasible for other trackers to go.

Dr. Nadia Gomez
Research | October 3, 2018

A national study on simulation training is changing how obstetrics and gynecology practitioners learn to perform surgeries.

two women at resort property
Research | October 3, 2018

Few women hold executive positions in the hospitality industry. Two UNLV researchers explore the implications.

Plate with food made out of money
Research | October 2, 2018

UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.