News: Division of Research and Economic Development

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Business and Community | April 27, 2018
With the Supreme Court's pending sports gambling decision, states are already prepping for legalization.
Portrait Hannah Patenaude
Research | April 23, 2018
Nevada undergraduate research journal offers UNLV students the opportunity to promote their research and boost their resumes.
Portrait Marta Meana
Research | April 20, 2018
Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Prof. Kelly Tseng
Campus News | April 18, 2018
UNLV study shows frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injury, debunking a belief that they can’t.
UNLV esports champions trophy
Campus News | April 6, 2018
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
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Arts and Culture | April 2, 2018
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
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Research | March 21, 2018
UNLV research administrators on creating an environment to connect faculty from different disciplines.
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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.