• Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Darakjian eventually settled in Las Vegas with her family and made her way to UNLV. Now this alum is busy promoting the high-quality graduate education offered by her alma mater.

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Feb 24
Arts & Culture

The film department's holdings from the reclusive filmmaker and industrialist offer insights into an original Academy Award nominee for Best Picture.


Feb 23
Athletics

Skatin' Rebels, currently a non-varsity team, hopes to follow the lead of Arizona State as the second NCAA Division I team in college hockey from the Southwest.


Feb 22
Campus News

Student and alumni ties to UNLV inspire a campus cookie bomb.


Feb 22
Arts & Culture

“Inquiry: The Art of Scientific Discovery” shows the beauty of science and the artistic side of even the most lab-bound of scientists.


Feb 22
Arts & Culture

For Catherine Angel, opposing modes create an unmistakable intimacy.


Feb 22
Campus News

Zhaohuan Zhu is the first UNLV scientist to earn fellowship for early career scholars considered ‘next generation of scientific leaders.’


Feb 21
Arts & Culture

Serendipity brought them together at Boston University and brought them back together to audition for Season 9 of 'America's Got Talent.'


Feb 21
Arts & Culture

Carol Channing and the late Debbie Reynolds to receive the Koep Dean's Medal. George Grove to be recognized as Alumnus of the Year.


Feb 21
People

This dentist's tip for success is to avoid the temptation to take shortcuts since only persistence and hard work are going to get you where you want to be.


Feb 17
People

BMI's Jim Rogers Contrarian Lecture returns for 2017 with novelist Walter Kirn.


Feb 17
Arts & Culture

Nevada Conservatory Theater's Chris Edwards keeps the theater humming along, from setting a direction for programming to working out set logistics.


Feb 16
Campus News

University Libraries and Vegas PBS dig into the archives to capture the stories of the city's African American community.