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UNLV Supercomputing Boosted Through New Collaboration with Altair

Tapping into the tremendous power of the Cherry Creek II supercomputer at UNLV just got easier for faculty researchers and community partners alike, thanks to a new MOU between the university and Altair Engineering.
22-Feb-2018 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


UNLV Study Finds No Testosterone Changes in Esports Gamers

Players of the competitive esports video game League of Legends showed no change in testosterone during game play, UNLV researchers have found.
16-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Mars Rocks: UNLV Helps Pinpoint Landing Spots for NASA’s 2020 Mission

UNLV research could help assess excavation sites for rover mission that hopes to secure evidence of past life on the red planet.
13-Feb-2018 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Universal Language of Magic

UNLV senior Santiago Michel opened his new Planet Hollywood show Ilusión Mental to audiences on the Las Vegas Strip with a mix of mind reading and mind-bending illusions. But he didn’t rely on his intuition to break ground with the Strip’s...
6-Feb-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UNLV, City of Las Vegas Receive $1.8M from HUD to Remove Lead from Older Homes

UNLV Healthy Homes team will also examine homes for health issues such as asthma triggers, energy and fire problems, trip and fall hazards, pests, and mold.
24-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UNLV Hospitality College Marks 50 Years, Opens State-of-the-Art Academic Building

At the peak of its 50th anniversary, UNLV’s Harrah College of Hospitality is ringing in the New Year – and the new semester – with the opening of its state-of-the-art academic building, Hospitality Hall.
23-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


What’s in a Name? How the Perception of Taking a Spouse’s Surname Can Define Power in Marriage

A new study led by a UNLV psychology professor shows that a wife’s choice of surnames may influence perceptions of her husband’s personality and the distribution of power in the marriage.
8-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Folklorist's Research Tracks Societal Trends in Decorated Graduation Caps

The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers insight into current day culture. UNLV professor and folklorist Sheila Bock is documenting the graduation caps and researching trends in the stories they tell.
7-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the salt escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.
4-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST


Chocolate is the sweet treat least likely to play tricks on your teeth.
23-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT


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


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


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

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