From the News Center

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.
Portrait of woman seated outdoors
Nov. 30, 2020
After trying a variety of jobs, Karintha Fenley finally found her "perfect fit" in academic advising.
postcard with drawing of face and words saying "I a wored about many things but art and paddleboarding help me through"
Nov. 24, 2020
Through the postcard project, readers share their beautiful reflections of struggles and hope.
A man sits at a tabel in front of a "We Are UNLV" sign
Nov. 20, 2020
Keith E. Whitfield on his 2020 silver linings.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus
Nov. 20, 2020
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.