Virtual Events

Thursday, November 26, 2020

  • (All day)
    Members of the UNLV community are invited to participate in UNLV’s third annual (and first virtual) Holiday Toy Drive benefiting children who live in the neighborhoods surrounding UNLV. This year's toy drive reflects a socially distanced effort to keep the tradition alive ensuring no child in our neighborhood goes without a holiday toy. Participating is easy: Visit the Wish List to select and...
     Location: - Online

Monday, November 30, 2020

  • 10:00am
    Alena Grewal, Candidate School of Nursing “Comparison of 12-Hour Biweekly Shifts Versus 6-Hour Weekly Shifts on Learning Outcomes and Fatigue in Nursing Students on Dedicated Educational Unit” Committee Members: Dr. Karyn Holt, Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Angela Silvestri-Elmore, Committee Member Dr. Jay Shen, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 10:00am
    Adrian Stamps, Candidate School of Nursing “Exploring the Lived Experience of Early-Career Millennial Nursing Faculty: Deriving Meaning from Their Perspective” Committee Members: Dr. Lori Candela, Committee Chair  Dr. Catherine Dingley, Committee Member Dr. Dieu My Tran, Committee Member Dr. Natalierose Pennington, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 10:00am
    Abhijith Prabhu, M.S. Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Candidate Department of Mechanical Engineering "Minimizing Visual Defects Through Augmentation of Computer Aided Diamond Rough Planning" Committee Members: Dr. Zhiyong Wang, Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Si Jung Kim, Advisory Committee Co-Chair. Dr. Hui Zhao, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Mehmet Erdem, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 10:30am
    Aaron Coates, Ph.D. Candidate Department of Political Science "Middle Powers, Capital Subscriptions, and the Inter-American Development Bank" Committee Members: Dr. John Tuman, Committee Chair Dr. Jonathan Strand, Committee Member Dr. Michele Kuenzi, Committee Member Dr. Robert Futrell, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 10:30am
    Janna M. Bernstein, Ph.D. Candidate  Department of Teaching and Learning "Understanding the Professional Experiences of White Jewish Women in Higher Education: An Intrinsic Case Study Analysis" Committee members: Dr. Chistine Clark, Committee Chair Dr. Norma Marrun, Committee Member Dr. Steven Bickmore, Committee Member Dr. Bruce Phillips, Committee Member Dr. Stefani Relles, Graduate College...
     Location: - Online
  • 11:00am
    The College of Education is hosting a self-care week during finals week to rejuvenate you from mental exhaustion. Please save the date and come, join us to Treat Yo Self during study week, November 30th - December 4th!
     Location: - Google Meets
  • 12:00pm
    Treat yourself to some healthy relaxation and join us for Meditation Monday guided by Dr. Anne White Dr. Anne Weisman is the Director of Wellness & Integrative Medicine with the UNLV School of Medicine. She is working to develop wellness and integrative medicine curriculum and workshops for the medical students, faculty and residents. Previously Dr. Weisman worked in the field for thirteen...
     Location: - Online
  • 1:00pm
    Kevin Higley, Ph.D. Candidate Department of Teaching and Learning "Addressing Disproportionality in School Discipline Through Alternatives to Exclusionary Discipline Practices" Committee Members: Dr. Chistine Clark, Committee Chair Dr. Norma Marrun, Committee Member Dr. Steven Bickmore, Committee Member Dr. Lisa Bendixen, Graduate College Representative  
     Location: - Online
  • 1:00pm
    Clayton N. Cobb, M.A. Candidate Department of English "Honor and (Dis)Honor in the Americas: A Transnational Rupturing of American Literature through Faulkner, García Márquez, and Silko" Committee Members:  Dr. Vicent Pérez, Committee Chair Dr. Gary Totten, Committee Member Dr. Steven Sexton, Committee Member Dr. Miriam Melton-Villanueva, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 2:00pm
    Lt Lopez, the AFROTC scholarships and admissions advisor for Nevada, will be discussing information regarding the program here at UNLV and scholarship information!
     Location: - Online
  • 2:30pm
    Michael Wilder, Ph.D. Candidate Educational Psychology & Higher Education "Influence of Curricular Organization on Cognitive Load and Student Performance in Online Learning Environments" Committee Members: Dr. Kendall Hartley, Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Alice Corkill, Advisory Committee Co-Chair Dr. Matthew Bernacki, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Julian Kilker, Advisory Committee Member/...
     Location: - Online
  • 3:00pm
    Yoonju Chung, M.S. Candidate William F. Harrah College of Hospitality "Exploring Mystery Shopping's Perceived Impacts on Integrated Resort Employees and Managers" Committee Members: Dr. Mehmet Erdem, Committee Chair Dr. LeAnn G. Putney, Committee Member Dr. Laura Book, Committee Member Dr. Tim Self, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 3:00pm
    Michael Strange, Ph.D. Candidate Department of Geoscience "Microbe-Mineral Interactions During Exceptional Fossil Preservation, Stromatolite Formation, and Desert Varnish Growth" Committee Members: Dr. Stephen Rowland, Advisory Committee Chair Dr. Minghua Ren, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Ganqing Jiang, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Douglas Sims, Advisory Committee Member Dr. Dennis Bazylinski...
     Location: - Online
  • 4:00pm
    Anna Wendel, Ph.D. Candidate School of Nursing “An Exploration of The Numeracy Skills Required for Safe, Quality Nursing Practice” Committee Members: Dr. Lori Candela, Committee Chair Dr. Jennifer Kawi, Committee Member Dr. Andrew Reyes, Committee Member Dr. Bellomo Warren, Graduate College Representative
     Location: - Online
  • 5:00pm
    BMI Shearing Fellow Bonnie Chau and special guests invite you to participate in a night of show & tell. Hear artists, writers, and curators explore themes of intimacy, performance, and spectacle in their creative work. Attendees are encouraged to share an object, short text, or piece of writing – perhaps one that connects us to the city and mythos of Las Vegas. Bonnie Chau is a writer from...
     Location: - Online Via Zoom

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

  • (All day)
    Tuesday, December 1 is no ordinary Tuesday - it's GivingTuesday! GivingTuesday is an annual one-day global fundraising movement that encourages everyone to get involved in transforming their communities. GivingTuesday is an opportunity for students, parents, alumni, faculty, and friends to show how they support our university and our Las Vegas community. GivingTuesday will raise critical funds to...
     Location: - Online
  • 12:00pm
    December 1, 2020: Applying for SBIR/STTR Grants from the Department of Energy (DOE) These sessions provide an introduction to the SBIR/STTR program, the process for registering your company to qualify for funding, and how to search for solicitation(s) for funding from the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Department of Defense (DOD) that best suit your...
     Location: - Online
  • 3:00pm
    Join us and learn "How-To" engage your CPT benefit over the fall. CPT is the legal pathway for F-1 students who wish to participate in paid work experience or internships. Please attend this hour long informational session to find out all your options and how to take advantage of this wonderful F-1 Visa benefit. Attending a One-Time training is mandatory before your application will be approved....
     Location: - Online
  • 3:30pm
    2020 has been an unprecedented, rollercoaster year. Some have even referred to 2020 as apocalyptic and trying times. While COVID-19 brought the entire world to a halt, the coronavirus is not the only crisis Americans are living through. There are 3 pandemics simultaneously affecting our communities: COVID-19, social injustice, and economic insecurity. Navigating life as a college student in the...
     Location: - Online