From the News Center

Erin Zimmerman, director of the UNLV Writing Center leaning on a railing.
Jan. 25, 2021
Writing isn’t a talent of a select few; it’s a skill we all can improve upon, says the new director of the UNLV Writing Center.
man seated at picnic table with red typewriter
Jan. 19, 2021
A cross-country move at the start of a pandemic proves perfectly timed for the new director of communications for Student Affairs.
Cones lined up in front of parking garage entrance
Jan. 13, 2021
Grant from state of Nevada extends university partnership with Southern Nevada Health District, allows 200 UNLV students to continue vital contact tracing services.
HVACR Specialist IV Steven Joseph Sr. posing for picture in front of equipment.
Jan. 11, 2021
The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.
Professor Brian Labus on zoom screen
Dec. 31, 2020
UNLV public health professor became a go-to source for media in Nevada and worldwide on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Dec. 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Labus writing on white board
Dec. 29, 2020
UNLV Public Health professor Brian Labus dismantles misperceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine and shares why it works, why it’s safe, and why everyone eligible should get it.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
Dec. 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
Portrait of Cheyenne Rogers, Assistant Director of Academic Transitions and Learning Support Acting Coordinator of Academic Success Coaching at the Academic Success Center
Dec. 14, 2020
A first-generation student finds her calling by helping UNLV's students navigate their challenges.
UNLV communication studies professor Rebecca Rice
Dec. 10, 2020
As public health and local government officials grapple with misinformation, UNLV crisis communication researcher Rebecca Rice shares battle plan tips.
Man in doctor coat in front of lights.
Dec. 7, 2020
School of Medicine surgeon draws upon his engineering background to make challenging decisions.
professor seated behind table topped with test tubes and lab equipment
Dec. 1, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, professor of biomedical sciences at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, explains how leading vaccine candidates differ at the cellular level and what it could mean for their effectiveness.