vice president kamala harris watches unlv student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
A woman speaks to a group of doctors
Business and Community | April 14, 2021
Residencies and fellowships are crucial tools to helping grow the number of doctors in Southern Nevada.
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Campus News | April 13, 2021
Faculty at all levels can benefit by participating as a mentor or mentee.
Portrait of Professor David James, Civil and Environmental Engineering
People | April 12, 2021
Longtime civil engineering faculty member David James takes a look back at how UNLV and Southern Nevada have changed over the last 30 years

UNLV Experts In The News

April 15, 2021
Virginia has one of the lowest union membership rates of any state. In 2020, only 4.4% of Virginia workers were union members, fifth lowest in the nation. But unions have a long history in the commonwealth, flourishing around the turn of the 20th century in industrial Richmond and the coalfields of the Southwest before union density began to fall in the 1950s.
Card Player
April 15, 2021
Nevada casinos could operate at 100% capacity as soon as June 1 after Gov. Steve Sisolak gave a more distinct timeline for his reopening plans.
Deseret News
April 15, 2021
Six years ago, George Straley found himself unexpectedly single with two young sons and just a high school diploma. He felt like his small family was dropping off a metaphorical cliff. Fortunately, they found a soft landing, courtesy of his parents — Joe and Sandy Straley — who made room in their Salt Lake City rambler.
A bride stands amidst her wedding party
People | April 9, 2021
As she prepares to graduate from the UNLV School of Medicine next month, Ashley Newell Prandecki looks back at the self-doubt that almost stopped her from pursuing her passion.
Campus News | April 8, 2021
Journalism students adapt to filming the We Need to Talk series in a social-distanced studio set-up
the UNLV flashlight
Arts and Culture | April 7, 2021
Michael Lugering directs this production based on the script by Charles L. Mee.
Portrait of Alexis Freudenberger master's student at the Harrah College of Hospitality
People | April 7, 2021
For as long as she can remember, Alexis Freudenberger’s life has revolved around breakfast. Now, the graduate student is learning all the tricks of the hospitality trade — and figuring out just how and where she will apply them.
woman seated in front of art exhibition
Arts and Culture | April 7, 2021
A conversation between two art teachers on remote learning and the limitations of creating only in digital media.

Recent Accomplishments

April 15, 2021
Monica Arebalos (Medicine), who is an MD candidate, was asked an unexpected number of questions about her recently published paper on sex trafficking red flags, "Sex Trafficking Red Flags: Confirming Presentation Patterns and Childhood Adversity Risk Factors," during her match interviews with emergency room departments around the country. The ER...
April 15, 2021
Patrice Leverett and Samuel Song (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published their article, "The Effect of Program Mission on Students: Developing a Program Assessment System for Social Justice Training," in School Psychology Training and Pedagogy. This article is about program evaluation for equity and is part of a...
April 15, 2021
Jonathan Rhodes Lee (Music) recently had an article published by the U.S. Library of Congress as part of its National Recording Registry. This program honors 25 recordings each year that showcase "the range and diversity of American recorded sound heritage." The registry pursues this aim by preserving original media, making digital versions of...
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