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    Horacio Guerra said the chance to provide preventative care and to develop long-lasting relationships with patients drew him to his specialty.

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Arts and Culture | 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.
UNLV Jazz Ensemble I
Arts and Culture | May 6, 2021
Established in 1976, the DownBeat Student Music Awards are considered the most prestigious awards in jazz education, and UNLV Jazz has garnered 33 DownBeat Student Music Awards since 2010.
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Campus News | May 5, 2021
Keith E. Whitfield encourages faculty, staff, and students to reach out for help during these stressful times.
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Campus News | May 5, 2021
Technologist James Altman offers perspective as both student and instructor on creating an accessible syllabus.

UNLV Experts In The News

May 7, 2021
Faun Lee Botor knew that she wanted to stay in Las Vegas to study medicine and do her residency.
The Great Courses Daily
May 7, 2021
One species of Mosquito is responsible for spreading diseases like Zika. This species, Aedes aegypti, only makes up about 4% of the total mosquito population but is a huge problem.
May 7, 2021
Nevada lawmakers are weighing a bill for the fifth time in a number of years that would convert minor traffic violations from criminal offenses into civil infractions and remove the threat of incarceration.
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Campus News | May 5, 2021
As temperatures rise, the HVAC team ensures environments stay comfortable with energy-efficient systems.
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Campus News | May 5, 2021
A new medical education building rises on the Shadow Lane campus. When it's done, it offers the capacity for double the number of students at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.
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Arts and Culture | May 4, 2021
Las Vegas Sun cartoonist Mike Smith’s enduring legacy of political commentary, art, and wit will now be a permanent part of UNLV Special Collections.
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Arts and Culture | May 4, 2021
Lin will lead the group in a series of friendship-building exercises as participants add their own embroideries to her textile artwork, the sky we built, May 8 and June 5.
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Arts and Culture | May 4, 2021
The season is a joyous celebration of theatre with a hopeful return to in-person audiences.

Recent Accomplishments

May 7, 2021
Heather Dahl (Counselor Education, School Psychology, & Human Services), Tina Vo (Teaching & Learning), and Margarita Huerta (Early Childhood, Multilingual, & Special Education) recently published an article, "Using a Science Literacy Lens to Conceptualize Anxiety around COVID 19: Strategies for Human Services Professionals," in the...
May 7, 2021
Michelle Tusan (History) gave two interviews on President Biden’s recognition of the Armenian genocide — one for the Indian Express, Mumbai and the other for Radio, Seoul, South Korea.
May 7, 2021
Lynn Comella (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) was one of eight fellows selected for the 2021-22 class at the University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement. She will receive funding to further the national conversation regarding freedom of expression and democratic participation on college campuses....
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