AI rendering of binary planets orbiting eachother
Research |

Study in Nature Astronomy theorizes that dense stellar clusters may eject pairs of giant planets, which remain gravitationally bound to one another as they float through space.

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People |

The original 'It Girl' — and subject of Taylor Swift’s latest song — has strong ties to Southern Nevada. Discover more from the UNLV Special Collections & Archives.

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Campus News |

Carmen Johnson’s self-determination and empathetic personality has led to an impressive increase in the food pantry's usage.

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, dean of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine, giving his State of the School Address on April 15, 2024.
Campus News |

Faculty and staff joined the dean of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at his fourth State of the School Address, the second one to be hosted at the Medical Education Building.

UNLV Experts In The News

San Bernardino Sun

In 1988, author and women’s studies professor Evelyn Torton Beck published an article entitled “The Politics of Jewish Invisibility” in which she lamented “the silence surrounding the recognition that anti-Semitism, whose shadow continues to fall on women’s lives, is, or ought to be, a feminist issue.”

SBC Americas

UNLV is preparing to host its inaugural class of ESPN Research Fellowships. The institution’s International Gaming Institute (IGI) has announced the recipients of the 2024 ESPN Research Fellowships. The group of scholars is tasked with researching the impact of RG messages used by media in the sports betting and gaming industry. Their work will be key in addressing and promoting healthy gambling practices.


When boarding and exiting a plane you can feel excited or exhausted - and perhaps a bit of both.  So maybe it’s little wonder that plane flyers haven’t really considered why they would be getting on or off on the left side of the craft. That is until now…

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People |

2024 Service-Learning Award recipient Rachel Anderson combines passions of community service and teaching for new legal clinic.

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People |

2024 UNLV Student Service Award winner Makayla Franklin inspires Black pride and representation on campus through Afrikan Black Coalition Conference.

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People |

Public Health professor Erika Marquez receives 2024 Community Engagement Award for her work breaking down barriers to reach marginalized communities.

Adrianne Snipes holding a small recycling bin inside a clinical lab
People |

The supervisor for the Clinical Simulation Center prioritizes flexibility for students in the School of Dental Medicine.

two couples dressed up in 19th century clothing
Arts and Culture |

This Jane Austen classic, adapted by Kate Hamill, runs through May 5 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.

Recent Accomplishments

Professor Nachman Gutowski (Law) was an invited participant at the AccessLex Building Bar Skills Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference centered around NextGen Bar Exam preparedness.
Graham McGinnis and his former doctoral student, Michael Dial (both in Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), published a research article in the Journal of Applied Physiology titled, "Social jet lag impairs exercise volume and attenuates physiological and metabolic adaptations to voluntary exercise training." This work highlights how…
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) published an op-ed titled, "Claudia Sheinbaum at the Intersection of Sexism and Antisemitism" in the Orange County Register.
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