Alex Ma, MD
People | November 29, 2022

Medical school alum and second-year resident entertains pediatric hospital patients by volunteering for local nonprofit Critical Care Comics.

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Research | November 29, 2022

With a rich store of lithium in our lands, the state has a chance to capitalize on the ever-growing demand for clean energy. Here’s how we can ensure this boom doesn’t go bust.

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People | November 28, 2022

This entertainment engineering and design alum knows all the tricks when it comes to keeping UNLV’s website accessibility-friendly.

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Arts and Culture | November 28, 2022

This heartwarming memory play by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage runs in the Judy Bayley Theatre on Dec. 9-18.

UNLV Experts In The News

Nevada Magazine
November 29, 2022

The Las Vegas showgirl was beautiful, majestic, and larger than life. In full feathers and heels, a showgirl could measure 10 feet tall. She exuded poise and panache, and her revealing costume was bedecked in glimmering Parisian crystals and expensive fur. She was a city icon who helped Las Vegas become the Entertainment Capital of the World.The showgirl is a distant memory for most, but there is hope that she will one day return to the stage.

Neurology Live
November 29, 2022

Newly announced findings from the phase 3 ACCORD trial (NCT04797715) showed that AXS-05 (Axsome Therapeutics), a novel, investigational n-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist, met its primary end point of statistically significant delay in time to relapse and preventing relapse of agitation in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) agitation.1

Streetwise Reports
November 28, 2022

Biopharmaceutical company Axsome Therapeutics Inc. (AXSM:NASDAQ), which is focused on developing new medicines for use in the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that "AXS-05, a novel, oral, investigational NMDA receptor antagonist with multimodal activity, met the primary and key secondary endpoints in the ACCORD (Assessing Clinical Outcomes in Alzheimer's Disease Agitation) Phase 3 trial, by substantially and statistically significantly delaying the time to relapse and preventing relapse of agitation in patients with Alzheimer's disease, as compared to placebo."

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Campus News | November 28, 2022

UNLV security expert shares tips to avoid scams while shopping online during Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday season.

underwater coral and fish
Research | November 28, 2022

UNLV analysis challenges the idea that ocean ecosystems have barely changed over millions of years, pointing scientists down a new path on conservation efforts and policy.

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People | November 28, 2022

UNLV master's program prepares professionals for wide variety of positions serving the community.

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Arts and Culture | November 22, 2022

The jazz studies program recently received its 14th consecutive outstanding review from respected magazine Jazz Times.

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Business and Community | November 22, 2022

UNLV consumer behavior and hospitality expert Amanda Belarmino shares predictions on 2022 gift-giving, travel, entertainment, and shopping habits.

Recent Accomplishments

Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures) has published a book titled On Hellenism, Judaism, Individualism, and Early Christian Theories of the Subject (Bloomsbury, 2022).    
Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures), presented a paper titled, "Sparta and the Athenian Mirage," on November 13 at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA.    
Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures) has published a book titled: On Regular Life, Freedom, Modernity, and Augustinian Communitarianism (Bloomsbury, 2022).
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