Spectra is a bi-annual (i.e., fall and spring issues), peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open-access journal primarily dedicated to the publication of undergraduate student research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. If and when possible, Spectra also publishes well-qualified undergraduate research from other institutions.
OUR offers workshops on how to write abstracts, annotate bibliographies, cite properly, prepare manuscripts for publication, and review manuscripts for publication, encompassing many stages of the writing spectrum.
To sign up for these workshops, please go to OUR's Research Skills Academy page.
To access more information and resources, please go to OUR's Spectra page.
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Current Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2 (2021)
A Timeline of Discovery and Current Research on Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma and Emergence of Potentially Permanent Treatment Solutions
Yonosuke DeJesus and Guadalupe Moreno Ceballos
Diabetes Mellitus Affects Working Memory
Dylone C. Braganza, Emmanuel Flores, Lauren A. Crew, Ryan A. Wirt, Andrew A. Ortiz, Adam M. McNeela, Jefferson W. Kinney, and James M. Hyman
The Future of the Live Entertainment Tax in Southern Nevada
Katie M. Gilbertson
Qualitative Review of Educational Interventions for Improving Physical Activity Behaviors in Older Asian Americans in the United States
Raisa Kabir, Manoj Sharma, Sayeda Tazim Zaidi, and Chia-Liang Dai
The “East Side” of Las Vegas: A Latinx Historical Framework