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Q&A: UNLV selects Diane Chase as next provost 0

  UNLV’s search for a new executive vice president and provost, second-in-command of the university after President Jessup, ended last week with the selection of Diane Chase.   Chase, who is currently the vice provost at the University of Central

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Radiochemistry program to receive close to $2 million for research 0

UNLV’s radiochemistry program will receive approximately $2 million dollars over the next five years to advance their research on radioactive elements.   UNLV is part of a consortium, led by the University of California, Berkeley, that is conducting research for

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Student Engagement Improves with the Help of Research 0

Contrary to what most people think, UNLV student engagement is on par with other universities’ student activity, like of University of Central Florida, the University of Houston or Arizona State University, according to research.   Initiatives to both track and

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Rebel Venture Fund potentially investing in game-changing biotechnology

Start-up company Abel Therapeutics and their potential investor, the Rebel Venture Fund, plan to launch a revolutionary technology that can possibly cure illness-afflicted patients. Focused on investing with local businesses, the Rebel Venture Fund allows students to gain real-life experience.

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UNLV student conducts research on microbial communities

By Denise Hernandez UNLV graduate student Katie Willever discussed her lake restoration research last Wednesday at the Rod Lee Bigelow Health Sciences Building. Willever is a part of UNLV assistant professor Duane Moser’s research team, that focuses on microbial communities

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UNLV bio professor and team develop potential HIV cure

Researchers at UNLV are currently studying a certain protein that may be the cure for HIV. Martin Schiller, a biology professor at UNLV and the executive director of the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine, leads a team to conduct research

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Tesla and UNLV partner for battery manufacturing

Tesla Motors and UNLV began a five-year partnership focusing on battery manufacturing research. The partnership was officially announced Oct. 7 at the Science & Engineering Building with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, UNLV and Tesla officials in attendance. There are two

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NSF awards UNLV research team $3.8 million

A research team led by UNLV engineering professor Kwang Kim was granted $3.8 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Awarded through the NSF’s “Partnerships for International Research and Education” (PIRE) program, the grant will be used in the field

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Honors for new, growing library researchers

Every year, the University Libraries Lance and Elena Calvert Award for Undergraduate Research awards undergraduate research projects

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