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Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal, Volume 2, Issue 2 is Now Available to View!

On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, OUR’s Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal’s Spring 2022 issue went live with seven undergraduate research articles. This issue celebrates the work of undergraduate researchers representing seven academic departments - Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Department of Philosophy, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences, School of Life Sciences, Department of Psychology, and Department of Computer Science.

All UNLV students and their mentors are encouraged to submit their research to Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal for publication.

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Aug. 31, 2022
  On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, OUR’s Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal’s Spring 2022 issue went live with seven undergraduate research articles. This issue celebrates the work of undergraduate researchers representing seven academic departments - Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Department of Philosophy, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Department…
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Aug. 30, 2022
Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal by the Office of Undergraduate Research solicits student submissions for its Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal Cover Artwork Award to have a student-designed cover for each spring and fall issue. The competitive award intends to foster student participation in the undergraduate research publication process and to better incorporate artistic and creative…
Aug. 1, 2022
It is never too early to start the research process. This summer, 150 pre-college students, grades 9 through 11, started their process as a part of UNLV’s Upward Bound Math & Science Center Summer Program. The program specifically provides Clark County School District (CCSD) high school students who are low-income and/or first-generation students with services including tutoring, counseling,…

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Research Spotlight

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Aug. 2, 2022
  Nallely Lozoya is a senior majoring in History in the College of Liberal Arts. She is an awardee of the 2022 OUR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Mentored by Dr. Maria Raquel Casas, Associate Professor of History, Lozoya's research focuses on the contribution of Mexican women towards an intelligentsia movement during the Mexican Revolution. What are your current…
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Aug. 2, 2022
Alexandra Lungu is a junior majoring in Hospitality Management in the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality. She is an awardee of the 2022 OUR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Under the mentorship of Dr. Cass Shum of the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality, Lungu's research interests focuses on paradoxical leadership in hospitality. What are your current research interests…
Safiyya (Saff) Bintali
Aug. 2, 2022
Safiyya (Saff) Bintali is a junior double-majoring in Secondary Education in the College of Education and English in the College of Liberal Arts. She is a 2022 OUR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow. Under the mentorship of Dr. Shaoan Zhang, Safiyya’s research proposal entitled “Enhancing Preservice Teachers’ Identity Through an Informal Learning Community” has been accepted for the Association…

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