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    From the E.T. Highway to the massive mines southwest of Elko to the shores of Lake Tahoe and back again, a cohort of Honors College students takes an energizing field trip around the state to see all the weird, wild, and wonderful that Nevada has to offer outside Las Vegas’ borders.


UNLV Engineering team's robot shaking hands with student
Campus News | December 5, 2022

A roundup of students and faculty whose innovation and expertise made news headlines.

students doing yoga at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Research | December 5, 2022

Wellness expert and medical school professor Anne Weisman shares tips from her mind-body training that anyone can use to de-stress and find balance during the holiday season.

photo illustration of woman holding UNLV pendant
People | December 5, 2022

This fundraiser is the ultimate hype woman – and she makes a mean chocolate chip cookie, too!

UNLV signage surrounded by autumn leaves
Campus News | December 1, 2022

As part of the Top Tier 2.0 strategic plan, UNLV introduces a set of core values to help guide future actions and build a more welcoming, inclusive campus environment.

UNLV Experts In The News

Las Vegas Sun
December 6, 2022

A plane crashes into one of the dormitory buildings on the UNLV campus on this night in December while a few hundred feet away thousands of fans are packed into the Thomas Mack Center for the National Finals Rodeo. This hypothetical situation is one of the simulations used in a master’s degree program at UNLV on emergency and crisis management, in which students are taught how to prepare for, respond to, mitigate and recover from natural and man-made disasters.

U.S.A. Today
December 5, 2022

Social media is flooded with posts that claim to prove the Earth is flat. A recent example is a post that claims a photo of Chicago taken from Indiana demonstrates the Earth's flatness.

December 5, 2022

Mankind's crucial fossil fuels—coal, natural gas and crude oil—all unfortunately contain large amounts of carbon. But why is that and where does it come from?

Senior Design Competition.
Campus News | November 30, 2022

Over 30 inventions addressing real-world problems will be on display Dec. 9 during the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Senior Design Competition.

wild horse in Mt. Charleston Wilderness
Campus News | November 30, 2022

From the problems of feeding wild horses to new pet store ordinances, students explore moral issues related to animals.

Alex Ma, MD
People | November 29, 2022

Medical school alum and second-year resident entertains pediatric hospital patients by volunteering for local nonprofit Critical Care Comics.

lithium mine pools with mountains in background
Research | November 29, 2022

With a rich store of lithium in our lands, the state has a chance to capitalize on the ever-growing demand for clean energy. Here’s how we can ensure this boom doesn’t go bust.

photo of man next to illustration of a computer monitor with digital elements on it
People | November 28, 2022

This entertainment engineering and design alum knows all the tricks when it comes to keeping UNLV’s website accessibility-friendly.

Recent Accomplishments

Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures) has published a book titled On Hellenism, Judaism, Individualism, and Early Christian Theories of the Subject (Bloomsbury, 2022).    
Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures), presented a paper titled, "Sparta and the Athenian Mirage," on November 13 at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Los Angeles, CA.    
Guillermo M. Jodra (World Languages and Cultures) has published a book titled: On Regular Life, Freedom, Modernity, and Augustinian Communitarianism (Bloomsbury, 2022).
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