• SEFTY Summer '24

    Professor Edwin Oh’s 'SEFTY' program is providing a slice of life for future scientists, giving high schoolers an authentic lab experience.

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People |

When not dreaming of travel or watching baseball, this administrative assistant efficiently manages the Department of Teaching and Learning.

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People |

Gift from Las Vegas business icon and 2002 graduate Marco Benvenuti provides opportunities for students beyond the classroom.

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Research |

It’s not how many minutes, but how much fun, says new neuroscience research.

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Arts and Culture |

Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart welcomes MFA candidate Karla Lagunas through Sept. 14; Lagunas created an installation, Meta-Telos III.

UNLV Experts In The News

K.N.P.R. News

President Joe Biden is out of the race for president. Vice President Kamala Harris is the presumptive candidate. And of course, the mudslinging has begun. Former President Donald Trump calls Harris a "fake candidate." Experts say there could be be legal challenges to the $250 million campaign war chest collected on behalf of Biden.

K.V.V.U. T.V. Fox 5

This is a day that will be embedded in American history — when President Biden dropped out of the 2024 race for the White House. "No president has stepped out of the race this late. Lyndon Johnson and Harry Truman both did it fairly early in comparison.” Michael Green, Ph.D. — a professor and chair of UNLV’s history department — said a president giving up his shot at re-election this close to November is historically unusual. However, not having an established nominee at this point is not.

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV medicine professor Edwin Oh had a simple question for his young students. “Do you see green cells?” If they said yes — and, happily, they all did — that meant they had successfully transfused a special protein into a small dish of human kidney cells that allowed the cells to glow green when placed under a beam of blue light emitting from a high-powered fluorescent microscope.

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Campus News |

UNLV partners with Dreamscape Learn to infuse virtual reality into curriculum; immersive learning facility expected to debut at university’s Lied Library in 2025.

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Campus News |

UNLV's concurrent and dual enrollment programs help hundreds of Nevada's class of 2024 high schoolers earn college credit.

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Business and Community |

Co-hosted by the UNLV Sports Innovation Institute, the inaugural SEICon event brings together dozens of sports, entertainment, and innovation leaders — including several with Rebel ties.

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Campus News |

The new online MBA empowers students to earn a top-tier business degree and achieve their career goals, no matter where they are in the world.

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People |

With an artist's attention to detail, the administrative assistant and BTS 'stan' leaves an early impression on on her Lee Business School colleagues.

Recent Accomplishments

Melissa Barber (Military & Veteran Services Center) has been awarded the prestigious WAVES Bill Pearson Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for 2024. Barber is MVSC associate director of certifying. She was recognized for her nine years of establishing certifying services and programs to support more than 9,000 veterans, active duty service…
Paul Lewis, Allison McNickle, Sabrina Ho, and Logan Lee (all Medicine) delivered the podium presentation "Institution of a multidisciplinary rounds living document increases stakeholder buy-in for multidisciplinary ICU care" at the 2024 American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference held in Denver, Colorado. Lewis is an acute care…
Alexa Dorricott, with Abigail Dickinson, Kavita Batra and Allison McNickle (all Medicine), published the article "Trauma Laparoscopy: Time Efficient, Cost Effective, and Safe" in the Journal of Surgical Research.
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