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Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Professor Fatma Nasoz earns 2018 Faculty/Staff Community Outreach Award for program providing computer coding opportunities to underserved female students.
Undergraduate Honors College student Sophia Quinton has overcome personal adversity to win prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Taking a cue from Gandalf the Grey, this new Honors College faculty-in-residence invites students to say “yes” when life offers unexpected adventures.
Commencement speaker Myles Lum found his niche at UNLV in spreading the word to new and prospective students.
Two views of the UNLV campus in the wake of the Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy.
With a variety of university-sponsored camps taking place both on and off campus, UNLV is anything but quiet this summer
Three UNLV students win coveted nationally competitive grants to study, research, and teach abroad.
Vladislav Zhitny, who came to Las Vegas from Ukraine in 2006, ends undergrad studies ready to become a member of UNLV School of Medicine's inaugural class.
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Tre Norman will perform UNLV-related music while he collects his own degree, and prepares to make his mark in the public eye after school.
Undergrad Alexis Hilts will present her honors thesis at the American Psychological Association's national conference.
Tomas C. Walker, the 2017 Nursing Alumnus of the Year, working to develop an artificial pancreas to help patients with diabetes.
Jason Smylie, the Honors College Alumnus of the Year, invests in Capriotti's and ends up owning the company.
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In February, Portland International Airport will unveil the latest additions to its lineup of Portlandian drinking and dining.
Alyssa Ruffa was halfway through college when she realized she'd need money. Her parents were no longer able to contribute as much, and she wanted to continue on to vet school.
Most U.S. libraries are sure to have countless books on locomotives, automobiles, airplanes and especially military aircraft. But there’s not nearly as much on airports.
The Las Vegas “Old Timers” Media Group, featuring many current and former print, radio and TV journalists, has shut down after 18 years. Toward the end, the club had an email list of nearly 200 locals, some of whom met monthly to discuss Las Vegas history and swap stories. The club, co-founded in 1999 by former Las Vegas Review-Journal photographer Frank Mitrani and former Las Vegas Sun photographer Ken Jones, began meeting out of Jones’ house after the friends met at another friend’s funeral.
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