Articles

A woman stands next to a turquoise blue wall in the shadow of palm trees
May. 7, 2021

2015 alumna Fawn Douglas uses her art and Nuwu Studios collective to be a fierce advocate for Native Americans, women’s issues, and more.

auditorium seats
Apr. 16, 2021

UNLV Percussion featured in the first in-person performance in more than a year.

portrait of man outdoors
Apr. 15, 2021

From the Solar Decathlon to student scholarships, Commercial Roofers helps students rise to demands of challenging field.

woman seated in front of art exhibition
Apr. 7, 2021

A conversation between two art teachers on remote learning and the limitations of creating only in digital media.

Portrait of Francisco Menendez artistic director of UNLV's film department
Mar. 22, 2021

After being terrified — and mesmerized — by the movie "Jaws" at age 13, this film professor's career path was set.

A man eats a VHS cassette
Mar. 9, 2021

MFA film student lands major screenwriting prize from Humanitas.

Portrait of Holly Samayoa is the Rookie of the Year in the Classified Employee of the Year Awards for 2020
Feb. 3, 2021

After more than a decade, Holly Samayoa earned her UNLV degree and now has been recognized as the university's Rookie of the Year.

artist looking at reflection through a round mirror that is part of exhibition
Feb. 2, 2021

Artist Lance L. Smith offers an exploration of diasporic systems of knowledge and their uses as tools for liberation.

Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
Jan. 4, 2021

Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news 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.

woman in mask in front of large artwork
Dec. 9, 2020

After a semester of learning the behind-the-scenes operations at the Barrick, junior J. Walsea offers advice for any student seeking internships as the pandemic rages on.

man working on a computer
Nov. 19, 2020

Students working in the campus digital media agency acquire valuable job skills.