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    A cross-country move at the start of a pandemic proves perfectly timed for the new director of communications for Student Affairs.

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People | January 15, 2021
Alumnus and former professor acknowledges role UNLV had in his career through planned gift.
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Arts and Culture | January 14, 2021
This solo exhibition examines displaced sites of learning through an interactive installation that invites visitors to respond to an ever-changing series of questions written on a classroom chalkboard.
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People | January 14, 2021
With a gaming-centered master’s degree newly in hand, UNLV Hospitality grad Margaret Simpson is bringing powerful leadership to her tribe’s Oregon casino.
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Business and Community | January 13, 2021
Grant from state of Nevada extends university partnership with Southern Nevada Health District, allows 200 UNLV students to continue vital contact tracing services.

UNLV Experts In The News

January 19, 2021
North Las Vegas is planning to expand its municipal court to offer diversionary programs that will focus on rehabilitation for those accused of low-level crimes.
Psychology.Org
January 19, 2021
Even in years without a global pandemic, catastrophic weather events, and other 2020 phenomena, many people find the holidays stressful, exhausting, or depressing. According to the American Psychological Association, 44% of women and 33% of men surveyed feel stressed during the holidays. The holiday blues strike people experiencing the forced joyfulness and expectations of the season.
January 19, 2021
There’s an unanswered question at the heart of the current political climate: Have Republicans won elections in the past four years because of President Donald Trump’s influence or in spite of him?
Ruth McKoin is the third-place recipient in the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year Awards.
People | January 13, 2021
Ruth McKoin, a 2020 Classified Employee of the Year winner, on the 'beautifully intelligent' people who've helped her grow.
Arts and Culture | January 12, 2021
This year, the university honors both 2020 and 2021 recipients - and the line-up of Las Vergas luminaries couldn't be brighter!
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Research | January 12, 2021
Electronic avatars allow professors the ultimate social distancing while remaining present in School of Nursing classrooms.
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Arts and Culture | January 11, 2021
This collaboration between two artists who use text-based artworks to explore liminal spaces runs Jan. 15 - April 2.
HVACR Specialist IV Steven Joseph Sr. posing for picture in front of equipment.
People | January 11, 2021
The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.

Recent Accomplishments

January 19, 2021
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) appeared in another installment of the "Bridging the Divide" series organized by Alicia Pattillo of KTNV Channel 13 in Las Vegas. This episode, "Remembering the Dream," commemorated the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parry is a professor of African American and...
January 19, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) has been recognized as a Financial Services Professional & Financial Literacy Advocate by the National Financial Educators Council.
January 19, 2021
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) was a keynote speaker for an online conference on pandemic pedagogy organized by the Escuela Normal Primaria "Rosario María Gutiérrez Eskildsen" in Tabasco, Mexico. Her presentation was "Filosofía Infantil en Tiempos de Pandemia: Reconsiderando, Con Urgencia, La Naturaleza de Una Comunidad de Indagación" ("Philosophy...
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