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Current American Indian Research and Education Center News

Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017

UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.

Campus News | July 3, 2014
Gerstenberger, a faculty member at UNLV since 1997, was named interim dean of the school in 2013.
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Business and Community | September 19, 2012

“DreamCatcher” event is one of several UNLV activities aimed at boosting Native American college enrollment and student resources

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Business and Community | August 26, 2010

The Life In Balance Program, Funded by the National Institutes of Health, Aims to Blunt Adult Onset Diabetes in an Expanding Southern Nevada Native American Population

American Indian Research and Education Center In The News

Associated Press
February 7, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on the verge of launching a presidential campaign that should be all about her vision for the future. But first she has to explain her past.

Recent American Indian Research and Education Center Accomplishments

June 6, 2019
Erika Marquez (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy), Carolee Dodge Francis (American Indian Research and Education Center), and Shawn Gerstenberger (Public Health) published an article titled "Where I live: a qualitative analysis of renters living in poor housing" in the journal Health & Place.  The article examines the lived...
April 30, 2019
William Bauer (History and American Indian Alliance) presented the paper "American Indian Freedom, Sovereignty and United States Capitalism," at the 40th annual American Indian Workshop in Poznan, Poland, earlier this month. He discussed how ideas regarding freedom and sovereignty supported the federal Indian policy of allotment and continue to be...
March 28, 2019
Donica' Beckett (Environmental and Occupational Health); Philip Danquah, Johanna Andrews, and Melva Thompson-Robinson (all Center for Health Disparities Research), and Carolee Dodge Francis (American Indian Research and Education Center) presented a scientific poster at the 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference titled "Investigating Factors...