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    How this professor-in-residence is a "Force for Change" for future scientists at UNLV.

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Arts and Culture | May 18, 2022

Theatre MFA candidate Skylar Schock and theatre and film professor Adam Paul executive produce the event, an evening of stand-up comedy, followed by a talk back with the comics aimed at opening up conversation and sharing resources for mental health.

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Campus News | May 17, 2022

College of Education offers hands-on STEM program for children as graduate students research best ways to teach.

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Campus News | May 17, 2022

Report commissioned following off-campus charity boxing event last November resulting in the tragic death of student Nathan Valencia. 

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Campus News | May 17, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students travel abroad after a two-year international travel hiatus.

UNLV Experts In The News

May 17, 2022

Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen will present on Tuesday a bipartisan law aimed at solving the shortage of doctors in the country, locating more medical homes funded by the federal government in the areas most in need.

May 17, 2022

Right now, Nevada has the third-fastest rate of growth for Alzheimer’s disease. Between now and 2025, the number of Nevadans with dementia is expected to grow almost 31% from 49,000 to 64,000.

Jacky Rosen U.S. Senator for Nevada
May 17, 2022

Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and John Boozman (R-AR) introduced the bipartisan Physicians for Underserved Areas Act to help address the nationwide physician shortage by updating the Graduate Medical Education (GME) slot process following a hospital closure to prioritize sending federally-funded medical residency slots to areas where doctors are most needed.

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Research | May 16, 2022

In May 16 issue of Nature Microbiology, researchers and Indigenous activists call for more ethical approach to collecting biological data. 

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Campus News | May 14, 2022

More than 3,300 UNLV students, and one legendary film actress, crossed the Thomas & Mack Center stage to become UNLV's newest alumni during Spring 2022 Commencement.

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Research | May 13, 2022

How UNLV anthropologist Jennifer Byrnes is helping improve training for forensic scientists.

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Research | May 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

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Research | May 11, 2022

Hydrophilanthropy, the practice of aiding those in water-scarce regions, can transform lives. But when done carelessly, it can lead to immeasurable harm.

Recent Accomplishments

May 18, 2022
Karl Kingsleyt, Crystal Viss, Gavin Banning, and Sarah Swanbeck (all Dental)) have published their research, "Differential Viability in Alpha-MEM Culturing Media May Predict Alternative Media Responsiveness in Dental Pulp Stem Cell (DPSC)," in the Journal of Advances in Biology and Biotechnology.   
May 18, 2022
Lauren Schmidt, Kavita Batra, Allison G. McNickle, Douglas R. Fraser, Deborah A. Kuhls, Paul J. Chestovich (all Medicine), and Rachael Robnett (Psychology), along with Lynde Lutzow of Temple University Hospital, presented their research, “Implicit Bias Affects Surgical Technical Skill Evaluations” at the Association for Surgical Education annual…
May 17, 2022
Manoj Sharma, Siddharth Raich (both Social and Behavioral Health), and Kavita Batra (Medicine) with Francesco Chirico of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy) published an article, “A Multi-theory Model-based Analysis of Correlates for Initiating and Sustaining Mammography Screening Behavior among Hispanic American Women in the United…
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