Summer 2005 Cover

UNLV Innovation

Summer 2005
Vol. 1, No. 1
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UNLV President Dr. Carol C. Harter and Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Dr. Paul W. Ferguson welcome readers to the inaugural issue of UNLV Fusion.
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UNLV has developed a new campus that has emerged as a leading facility for health, biomedical, and biotechnological research
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UNLV faculty authors shed light on medieval science, airfield pavements, and juvenile justice.
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UNLV’s nationally recognized department of educational psychology, housed within the College of Education, has made remarkable strides recently
Joseph Lombardo
UNLV’s National Supercomputing Center provides research support.
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UNLV researchers explore how inhabitants of arid lands are able not only to survive but thrive in one of the most hostile, extraordinary landscapes on Earth.
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Fusion profiles the first three recipients of the Harry Reid Silver State Research Award.
UNLV history professor Andrew Kirk, project director Mary Palevsky, and sociology professor Robert Futrell.
The Nevada Test Site Oral History Project is documenting, preserving, and disseminating the stories of those involved in one of the most technologically sophisticated yet controversial endeavors in Nevada’s history
Alan Simmons
Anthropology professor Alan Simmons explores how the social and economic changes that occurred 10,000 years ago in the Middle East forever altered the human experience
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Several early faculty were committed to research at a relatively unlikely time in UNLV’s history. What can we learn from them?
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An annual accounting of research and economic development activity over the last fiscal year.