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woman in front of chalkboard
Sep 20, 2017
Research

Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.


art gallery
Sep 13, 2017
Arts & Culture

In an era of answers at our fingertips, UNLV’s real role is to promote ignorance in our students, argues the Barrick Museum’s D.K. Sole.


aerial shot of the university in 1960
Sep 7, 2017
UNLV History

As both a graduate and a history professor, Michael Green has watched UNLV’s growth with some awe. It’s future, he says, will be all the more astonishing.


Kendra Patterson is studying abroad in China this semester with support from a scholarship.
Sep 6, 2017
Campus News

Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.


Cover of The Aztecs at Indepencence
Aug 31, 2017
Research

New book on 19th century Mexican community proves a written tradition, previously assumed to have ended around the battle for independence, continued beyond.


two women looking at art exhibit
Aug 30, 2017
Arts & Culture

History professor finds the humanity in a Barrick Museum exhibit meditating on the minutiae of atomic testing history.


Diane Chase speaking with a group
Aug 23, 2017
People

UNLV’s chief academic officer on her first year here and the changes to come.


A speaker on stage
Aug 22, 2017
Campus News

The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.


A student and faculty member examine an experiment under magnification.
Aug 11, 2017
Research

McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.


Group of indigenous women
Aug 7, 2017
Research

Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.


Flor Cardona
Aug 2, 2017
People

President’s 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Flor Cardona says she is living the American dream


Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Jul 31, 2017
Business & Community

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.


Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Jul 20, 2017
Research

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.


UNLV professor Alyssa Crittenden with members of the Hadza of Tanzania.
Jul 11, 2017
Campus News

UNLV joint study finds that elusive sleep patterns as humans age may have evolved to ensure safety.