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Study Confirms Motorists Less Likely to Stop for Black Pedestrians


The research may help explain why people of color are disproportionately affected by fatal pedestrian crashes.
16-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Oral Health Key to Understanding Humanity's Past, Study Says


Oral health of modern day African tribe transitioning from hunting and gathering to agricultural diet challenges long held presumptions about our Stone Age ancestors.
15-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Harrah Hotel College Ranked World’s Best for Hospitality and Leisure Management


Annual QS World University Rankings place UNLV at the top of inaugural ‘hospitality and leisure management’ subject ranking.
15-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Risks in Blacks: 'A Complex, Entangled Web'


Breakthrough UNLV study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.
28-Nov-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UNLV Study Finds No Iron Benefit from Eating Placenta


First clinical study of its kind finds no benefit for women who eat their placenta as a source of needed iron after giving birth.
4-Nov-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Teams with Startup to Bring Advanced Wearable Health Tracker to Market


MealCheck Technologies, Inc. will produce the UNLV invention, which combines the best of existing fitness-monitoring devices to make dieting or staying healthy easier than ever.
22-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why STEM Education Must Begin in Early Childhood Education


UNLV education policy experts explain why Nevada must prioritize STEM educational experiences for all children, and why waiting until kindergarten is too late.
21-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT

The Therapy Juggling Act


When things are up in the air, marriage and family therapists help you spot what is about to fall. UNLV's Katherine Hertlein on being an agent for social change.
18-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Hacking the Way to Safer, Brighter City Streets


Team Wingin' It, a five-member team of UNLV students and alumni, won the $10K grand prize at the Consumer Electronics Show life-hack competition for their clever approach to tracking City of Las Vegas streetlight outages. The city is now looking to...
17-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

The Truth is Way, Way Out There


Jason Steffen, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV, discusses the ways in which exoplanet research have shaken up the theoretical models.
10-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

First 100 Days: @UNLV Experts on the Trump Presidency

2-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

Election 2016: @UNLV Experts Available for Political Commentary

7-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

Pronouncing Nevada: @UNLV Historian Explains Who's Right and Why


6-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Dressing Down to Go Up in the Polls


Question: Since when did dressing down help politicians win elections? Answer: Since Harry S. Truman wore Hawaiian shirts. Gone are the days of Hayes, Harrison, and even Harding. For most of American history, we didn’t even know what our...
29-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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