From the News Center

woman posing
May. 4, 2021
Jackie Phan reflects on her many years at UNLV and what inspires her as she pursues her Ph.D. in biochemistry.
woman holding newspaper
May. 4, 2021
Ph.D. student Deena DeVore analyzes COVID-19 news reports to explore how the media impacts the public’s perception of the pandemic.
handwritten sign saying "Stop Asian Hate"
May. 4, 2021
Aldo Barrita uses his skills as a researcher to bring awareness to anti-Asian racism, which has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portrait of Stephanie Page of the Office of Sponsored Programs
May. 3, 2021
Knowing that her work in the office of sponsored programs sometimes plays a role in a faculty member receiving their first grant is a humbling experience for Stephanie Page.
A group of students stand on a stage.
Apr. 28, 2021
Through the uncertainty of accreditation, the charter class gambled on a fledgling medical school — and then faced a mass shooting and catastrophic pandemic. For UNLV’s first medical school graduates, the risk pays off.
Renee Rivera-Ghelfi smiling while working at her computer.
Apr. 26, 2021
The alumni engagement events coordinator makes the plans to make people happy.
A person receives a vaccination shot in the shoulder
Apr. 23, 2021
More than 100,000 vaccinations have been given so far.
woman using fingerprinting equipment
Apr. 20, 2021
As UNLV plans for a fall semester with in-person classes, faculty reflect on the improvements they'll make thanks to their year with remote teaching.
Apr. 19, 2021
UNLV's assistant director of emergency management has helped lead UNLV through a yearlong (and counting) crisis.
vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Apr. 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Apr. 14, 2021
UNLV real estate expert Dr. Vivek Sah examines the success of Southern Nevada’s housing market throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how it differs from the Great Recession.
Portrait of Professor David James, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Apr. 12, 2021
Longtime civil engineering faculty member David James takes a look back at how UNLV and Southern Nevada have changed over the last 30 years