From the News Center

A woman in a suit leans against a stone wall
Feb. 23, 2021
Creating trust among skeptics is an important part of beating back COVID-19, especially in communities of color.
Kathy Stanchi teaching yoga in front of three students.
Feb. 22, 2021
Professor Kathryn Stanchi balances out her day job teaching writing to law students with teaching yoga.
Two people work on an exercise involving passing a ball back and forth
Feb. 17, 2021
After pivoting from planned research, a physical therapy professor's Zoom classes offer exercise outlet to Down syndrome patients.
A doctor in scrubs points to a medical image
Feb. 5, 2021
A bout with malaria put Oluwafunmilola Okuyemi on the path to becoming a physician. Today she and UNLV colleagues have pioneered a way to lessen COVID-19 spread during surgery.
medical professional pokes syringe into top of a vial she holds in her gloved left hand
Feb. 4, 2021
UNLV public health researcher Melva Thompson-Robinson explains the U.S.’s history of medical trauma against people of color, its impact on the pandemic, and tips for meaningful messaging.
Michael Chin with his replica wrestling championship belt.
Feb. 1, 2021
Jumping out of a plane at age 30 inspired professor Mike Chin to take more risks in his career as a writer — and in his love life.
A woman prepares a syringe with COVID-19 vaccine
Jan. 29, 2021
UNLV Medicine workers part of the COVID-19 battle as vaccine rollout is just beginning.
Six COVID vaccines on a blue tray
Jan. 27, 2021
UNLV vaccine expert Johan Bester examines the ethical considerations behind the decision to get inoculated.
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.