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UNLV Preps to Again Shine at International Solar Homebuilding Contest


Team Las Vegas readying 'Sinatra', its aging-in-place solar home for the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition.
25-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Residence Halls Dedicate Floor to LGBTQ Students


New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls. UNLV's LGBTQ floor, dubbed Stonewall Suites, gets its name from the 1969 Stonewall riots — a flashpoint in the fight for LGBTQ rights.
24-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parenting in the Age of YouTubeKids


Benjamin Burroughs spends hours studying children's videos on YouTube. A father of three kids who teaches and researches how technology shapes people's lives, Burroughs is fascinated by the growing number of fun, elaborate entertainment videos aimed...
16-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Native Students, a Guide Along the Path


UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
31-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sleep Elusive? New Study Shows There’s a Reason for That.


Researchers from UNLV, Duke University, and the University of Toronto, Mississauga, have found that mismatched sleep schedules and restless nights may be an evolutionary leftover from a time many, many years ago, when a lion lurking in the shadows...
12-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Collateral Damage from Cosmic Rays Increases Cancer Risks for Mars Astronauts


The cancer risk for a human mission to Mars has effectively doubled following a UNLV study predicting a dramatic increase in the disease for astronauts traveling to the red planet or on long-term missions outside the protection of Earth's magnetic...
5-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Challenges Understanding of Climate History


UNLV research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.
22-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Names Mary S. Croughan Vice President for Research and Economic Development


UNLV has selected Mary S. Croughan as its next Vice President for Research and Economic Development, effective July 31.
1-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNLV Psychology Professor Launches Study of Traumatic Effects of Oct. 1 Tragedy


Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.
20-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Dentists Get Cracking on the Stem Cell Front


UNLV researchers have developed a new method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.
4-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Placing Faith in Virtual Strangers


Sarah Tanford, a professor with UNLV's Harrah College of Hospitality, is an expert in hospitality consumer behavior. Over the past five years, she’s been plumbing the depths of online travel review sites, examining a number of elements to evaluate...
27-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Lunch Packing Tips for Parents and Students


Whether you’re a parent filling your child’s lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

UNLV Sociology Expert Robert Futrell Available for Interviews About the Rise of Hate Groups


16-Aug-2017 2:55 PM EDT

UNLV Human Paleontology Expert Available to Discuss Discovery of 300,000 Year Old Human Remains


7-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

UNLV Geoscience expert can speak to Climate Change


2-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Quick Take: Out of This World


UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.
30-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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