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School of Social Work

woman standing with street behind her
Jun 6, 2018
People

Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.


Two gray and white sheepadoodles sit on outdoor stairs. The dog on the left raises his paw.
Apr 27, 2018
People

Two paws up for these grads who share their love of UNLV through the eyes of their sheepadoodles.


Allison Slaughter seated at a desk.
Feb 8, 2018
Business & Community

UNLV practicum helps social work students find the right fit and connect to future jobs.


hands holding cardboard cutout of house
Nov 9, 2017
Business & Community

College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.


woman holding sign saying "grief counselor"
Oct 9, 2017
Campus News

University counseling experts step up to offer emotional support after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.


Oriana Galasso
May 24, 2017
People

Student worker Oriana Galasso advises HOPE scholars on making the adjustment to UNLV.


visitors look at Shakespeare’s First Folio
Jan 3, 2017
Campus News

A collection of news stories from 2016 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.


students and parents upacking boxes from cars
Aug 23, 2016
Campus News

Back-to-school events to highlight UNLV campus traditions and student involvement, culminating with the president’s annual State of the University address Sept. 15.


Students peform a dance on stage
Aug 22, 2016
Campus News

The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their best advice with incoming students.


Student at commencement
Jun 2, 2016
Campus News

A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.


commencement ceremony
May 12, 2016
Campus News

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to honor a few exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Margie Toves
May 11, 2016
People

Margie Toves is among the first graduates from a program to produce social workers specializing in children’s mental health.


teenage male, sitting in a dark hallway, holds his head in his hands
Feb 26, 2016
Research

Vulnerable youth have a friend in Ramona Denby-Brinson, the 2015 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award winner.


An artist’s rendering of UNLV’s entry in the 2017 Solar Decathalon.
Jan 25, 2016
Campus News

Students to build sustainable, “age-in-place” home with consumer appeal for U.S. Department of Energy contest; UNLV team finished second overall in 2013.