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New Book Series Offers Oral History of Coronavirus Pandemic's Impact on Education

Two-volume "Corona Chronicles" narratives recount how students, parents, administrators, and community members are navigating these uncertain times.
3-Sep-2020 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Happens in Vegas, May Come From the Arctic?

Climate records from a cave in the southern Great Basin show that Nevada was even hotter and drier in the past than it is today, and that one 4,000-year period in particular may represent a true, “worst-case” scenario for the Southwest and the...
22-Jul-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Advances Provide Hope for Alzheimer's Patients

Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings, UNLV research professor and a leading expert on Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials, led a five-year review of all Alzheimer’s drugs in the development pipeline. He says today there is more hope than ever that we'll one...
16-Jul-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Key Insights from Swedish Casino that Remained Open During COVID-19

As casinos in Las Vegas enter the second month of reopening since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, UNLV gaming researchers say they can draw upon insights from industry collaborators in Sweden, a country that took a more open approach to the crisis...
13-Jul-2020 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Anti-Racism Books and Resources for Families and Children

A first step for families who want to be an ally in the fight to end racism is to diversify their at-home libraries with books that feature people of color and their stories. A UNLV librarian and pre-Kindergarten teacher share tips and resources on...
10-Jul-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New UNLV Center Advances Global Fight Against Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets

The UNLV department of brain health has formally launched the Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience, offering hope through scientific discovery for patients who are suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia and other brain and...
15-Jun-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNLV Engineers Fabricate PPE for Local Medical Community

Health care providers across the Las Vegas Valley were facing an unprecedented challenge, worsened by a lack of supplies to protect themselves. A local medical community group reached out: Could the UNLV College of Engineering help fill the gap for...
16-Apr-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Brief: What Does The Car You Drive Say About Your Manners?

New UNLV study finds that drivers of flashy cars are less likely to yield for pedestrians.
26-Feb-2020 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNLV Physician: Why COVID-19 Makes Flu Shots More Important Than Ever

22-Oct-2020 1:50 PM EDT

Blue Metros, Red States: America’s Suburbs and the New Battleground in Presidential Politics

UNLV political experts on swing states, pushing beyond the old blue state-red state model, and a 2020 election where changing suburbs will influence outcomes.
15-Oct-2020 7:05 PM EDT

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Divisive Dialogue: Why Do We Engage in Virtual Political Talk?

14-Oct-2020 12:40 PM EDT

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Civil or At War? Mail-In Voting and the 2020 Election

12-Oct-2020 1:25 PM EDT

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Third Party Candidates and the 2020 Election: UNLV Expert Available

9-Oct-2020 11:30 AM EDT

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Expert Available: Supreme Court Nominations 101

1-Oct-2020 7:05 PM EDT

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Presidential Debates in a Highly Polarized America: UNLV Expert Available

28-Sep-2020 11:20 AM EDT

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Child Abuse and COVID-19

9-Sep-2020 2:50 PM EDT

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