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People | June 24, 2021
UNLV's Kim Schjang joins top female IT professionals to construct the world’s fastest volunteer-built network for the SC21 supercomputing conference.
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People | June 22, 2021
Former dean Carolyn Sabo, who helped oversee nursing evolve from department to its own school, retires after 37 years at UNLV.
Portrait of Sam Fugazzotto standing in front of cacti
People | June 21, 2021
As chair of the Commencement Committee, the university's registrar says he was excited to see a return to in-person celebrations last month.
A man holds a sign over his head with one hand while the other is on the ground
Arts and Culture | June 18, 2021
Enjoy this final performance of "Spin (After Sol LeWitt)," an exhibition of sculpture, video, photography, and performance by Colorado-based artist Yumi Janairo Roth.

UNLV Experts In The News

June 24, 2021
Climate and business experts say tough decisions must be made in the next few months, as the Western drought intensifies and water resources dry up.
June 24, 2021
Lake Mead, the reservoir in Nevada created by Hoover Dam, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the US west.
June 24, 2021
Water levels at America's largest reservoir continue to drop to alarming levels, forcing local officials into difficult decisions and business owners into taking unprecedented action.
A woman stands in the forest
People | June 18, 2021
Family COVID diagnoses didn't slow Genesis Krisel Leon's determination to help those underserved in medicine.
colorful mural on 1-story building
Arts and Culture | June 17, 2021
Art students take on thousands of square feet worth of blank canvas to adorn the Flamingo Auxiliary Building with two larger-than-life murals.
photo of BLM mural on building
Campus News | June 16, 2021
Oversized banner celebrates campus diversity as part of student government initiative.
The Juneteenth flag, concentric white stars on a field of red and blue
Campus News | June 16, 2021
Student Diversity & Social Justice celebrates holiday marking the end of slavery with website full of reading suggestions, music, documentaries, and more.
A woman gestures in her kitchen while teaching cooking lessons through videoconferencing
Campus News | June 15, 2021
Medical students get into the kitchen in the hopes that they’ll write fewer prescriptions for future patients.

Recent Accomplishments

June 24, 2021
Micajah Daniels, Manoj Sharma (both Environmental & Occupational Health), and Kavita Batra (Medicine) published a commentary, "Social Media, Stress and Sleep Deprivation: A Triple “S” among Adolescents" in the Journal of Health and Social Sciences. The commentary discuss the impact of social media on youth development and implications for...
June 24, 2021
Nicholas Irwin, Shawn McCoy, and Ian McDonough (all Economics) recently published an article, "Water in the Time of Corona(virus): The Effect of Stay-at-Home Orders on Water Demand in the Desert" in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, an A-level journal on the Lee Business School journal list. In the article, the authors found ...
June 24, 2021
Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies), Susie Skarl (Libraries), and Yvonne Houy (Fine Arts) co-presented a panel session at the 2021 CCC Techconnect Online Teaching Conference. The panel, "Structuring Engagement: Using Google Apps to Organize Interactive Assignments," introduced collaborative teaching innovations developed at UNLV to a...
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