Fall 2012 Cover

UNLV Innovation

Fall 2012
Vol. 5, No. 1
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UNLV president Dr. Neal J. Smastrek, and Interim Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College Dr. Thomas Piechota welcome readers to the fall 2012 issue of Innovation magazine.
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Discovery of a new scorpion species; medication errors by domestically and internationally trained nurses; magnetic bacteria with potential for the biotech industry; stalagmites act as rain gauges; and UNLV’s institutional repository.
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The Harry Reid Silver State Research Award honors the best of UNLV’s faculty researchers.
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An elite group of UNLV faculty have been honored with the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Career Award, which is designed “to establish a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.”
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Faculty authors explore Spanish vanguard poetry, fatherhood, multi-modal learning, and more.
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Sponsored program funding serves as one indication of research growth and sophistication.