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Las Vegas Review Journal
UNLV is getting $5 million from the federal government as part of an effort to keep things a little bit cooler in one of the nation’s hottest cities.
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UNLV plans to plant about 3,000 trees in Southern Nevada over the next five years with a $5 million grant from the U.S. Forest Service.
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The UNLV-led Las Vegas Urban Forest Center received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Forest Service to help counteract the growing impacts of extreme heat.

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Sep. 20, 2023
Published: VirB, a key transcriptional regulator of Shigella virulence, requires a CTP ligand for its regulatory activities Professor Helen J. Wing (Life Sciences) and a team of researchers published their findings in a top-ranked microbiology journal, mBIO, and received the honor of "editors pick…
Sep. 6, 2023
Farhad Shokoohi (Mathematical Sciences) had his paper titled "Sparse Estimation in Finite Mixture of Accelerated Failure Time and Mixture of Regression Models with R Package fmrs" accepted by "The New England Journal of Statistics in Data Science". The paper focuses on a novel Machine and…

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Experts

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Professor, UNLV Department of Geoscience

Carrie Tyler is a marine conservation paleobiologist.

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Associate Professor of Geoscience

An expert in planetary science, igneous petrology, and Martian geology.

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Professor of Life Sciences

An expert on mutagenesis, DNA repair, and bacterial genetics.

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