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Portrait April Vomvas
Jul. 19, 2018

One of the Classified Employee of the Year recipients says never giving up is the key to getting ahead.

Martin Puchner
Apr. 10, 2018

Harvard professor and Norton anthology editor Martin Puchner on the importance of World Literature and how it can impact students.

Oprah Winfrey with her arm around Tayari Jones
Mar. 22, 2018

The Black Mountain Institute fellow talks storytelling, social issues, and that fateful call for Oprah's Book Club.

Portraits of Claudia Keelan and Georgiann Davis
Mar. 14, 2018

Georgiann Davis and Claudia Keelan earned top honors from the Nevada System of Higher Education for their research and creative accomplishments.

UNLV campus
Jan. 26, 2018

Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.

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  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American/Indigenous Literatures
  • Assistant Professor-in-Residence, English
  • Professor and Chair of English