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Notable: Bo Bernhard
Bo Bernhard (International Gaming Institute) was recently selected as the recipient of the 2017 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award. The award recognizes faculty members whose work significantly advances the recipient’s academic field, addresses real-world needs and concerns, and contributes to Nevada’s economic growth and development. Bernhard's research focuses on the sociological and psychological impacts of gambling on the individual and the community. Over the years, Bernhard has done extensive research on the impacts of gambling in global communities and is frequently called upon to consult with national and international governments that are interested in bringing the gaming industry to their respective jurisdictions.
As his love for Las Vegas grew, this Boston transplant became devoted to developing Downtown.
This alumna’s love affair with UNLV continues through community partnerships.
Aspiring physician Kevin Ashi’s mission to solve global public health challenges is a path paved through life experiences, hard work, and a philosophy built on taking chances.
Drawn to UNLV’s proximity to the Strip, this New-Yorker attended the “Hotel School” because of its industry ties.
Always ready to go the extra mile, this ’97 alumnus incorporates hospitality into his radio gig.
A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.