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People | June 1, 2023

Adjoa Mensah's early talent for inventive lesson plans evolved into helping teachers find better ways to use technology.

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Campus News | May 31, 2023

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students learn the history of the Sewell mining town.

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Campus News | May 31, 2023

UNLV gathers international experts to discuss emerging gaming industry issues, including the intersection of tourism, sports, and entertainment.

Courtney Thornton
People | May 30, 2023

After her sister's childhood cancer diagnosis, Courtney Thornton learned firsthand the importance of access to quality medical care.

UNLV Experts In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 2, 2023

The mirrored, million-dollar canopy remains as it always was; the same can’t be said of the surroundings reflected in its silvery depths.

June 2, 2023

There is no “gold standard” regarding how gaming is regulated in different jurisdictions, irrespective of the system of law that is in place. That is the conclusion of a paper in the latest edition of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Gaming Law Journal.

June 2, 2023

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted a rise in human metapneumovirus (HMPV).

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People | May 30, 2023

Borna Nemet juggles not one, but two Ph.D. programs, all thanks to the support of his professors and UNLV resources.


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Campus News | May 26, 2023

Hundreds of Clark County School District students will be on campus to take part in academic instruction and workshops.

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Arts and Culture | May 25, 2023

The show, which premiered at the PAC in September 2022, is nominated for a Drama Desk Award.

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Research | May 25, 2023

Annual review of current Alzheimer’s clinical trials reveals trends in design, therapies, outcomes, and funding surrounding work to develop new treatments.

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Campus News | May 24, 2023

Jannie Nigoza will kick-start her career in Korea after working hard to earn the program grant.

Recent Accomplishments

Aldo Barrita, Michelle Strong, Janelle Ferraris, and Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt (all Psychology) published a paper, "Drugs and racial microaggressions: A mediation analysis of racism, mental health, and coping strategies," in the Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment. Their results highlight how people of color might engage in substance…
Dr. Sonal Shah (Dental) presented a poster titled "Rare Oral Pathologies in Two Immunocompromised Patients and Their Management Challenges" during the national, annual meeting of the American Academy of Oral Medicine. The presentation explored two cases. The first was a patient taking immunosuppressive medications for a kidney transplant, and…
Jessica Immonen (Dental), along with orthodontics resident Dr. Jeremy James, and second-year dental students Ceanna Robinson-Wiley, Megan Melocoton, Philip Friesen, and Yuxuan Ren, co-authored, "Temporomandibular Joint Osteoarthritis Exacerbates with Restored Teeth: A Cadaveric Case Report," which published in the April issue of Open Access…
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