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    UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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Campus News | May 18, 2019
Check out the exhibit at Lied Library to see what messages Latinx students have conveyed at commencement in recent years.
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UNLV History | May 18, 2019
The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people.
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Business and Community | May 16, 2019
Students and faculty lead programs to improve lives in Southern Nevada.
Students walking outside UNLV Lied Library
Business and Community | May 15, 2019
Lauralyn Sandoval, vice president of new markets at Aristocrat Technologies, to address aspiring women leaders at June 6 event.

UNLV Experts In The News

CleanLink
May 17, 2019
IEHA, a Division of ISSA, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William F. Harrah College of Hospitality (HCOH) have agreed to partner on research to assist hotel housekeepers. The organizations will work together to further shared goals of research-driven education for directors of housekeeping in hotels, casinos, cruise ships, and similar venues worldwide.
The Holmes Report
May 16, 2019
Nearly half of all women across the Americas, Europe and Asia say they are interested or very interested in sports, according to Nielsen’s latest Women and Sport Report. But according to Samantha Baier and Sade Ayodele, co-leaders of the Digital Sports Group at Taylor, brands are slow to realize the marketing opportunity this offers.
May 16, 2019
Becky Harris bets she and her International Center for Gaming Regulation colleagues may just be onto something.
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People | May 15, 2019
Former chief resident Joshua Goldman returns to the UNLV School of Medicine to help expand the plastic and reconstructive surgery program.
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Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
Student in cap and gown waving to friends during commencement
Campus News | May 13, 2019
More than 3,000 students from 37 states and 50 countries eligible to participate in 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ceremonies at UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center.
Jun Yong Kang writes on a glass board.
People | May 13, 2019
The most exciting thing about chemistry? The infinite failures in even the most thoroughly thought-out experiments, the biochemist says.
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Campus News | May 13, 2019
UNLV Public Health researcher offers pool tips to keep kids safe as they try to beat the heat.

Recent Accomplishments

May 16, 2019
Kelly Tseng, Cindy Kha, and Dylan Guerin (all Life Sciences) published a research article, "Using the Xenopus Developmental Eye Regrowth System to Distinguish the Role of Developmental Versus Regenerative Mechanisms," in the journal Frontiers in Physiology. This study addressed the role of developmental mechanisms in regenerating eye tissues after...
May 16, 2019
Hilla Sang (Libraries) was selected as the recipient of the University Libraries' 2019 Spring Inspirational Customer Service Award. She was nominated for her work supporting web scraping, text analysis, curriculum planning, and data visualization for a wide variety of library users across campus. In addition, Sang is part of a GIS Instructional...
May 15, 2019
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) has been nationally recognized by the Medical Library Association for earning the Level 1 Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certificate. Earning a CHIS certificate shows commitment to offering quality consumer health information services and to staying current with developments in consumer health...
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