Honors: Joe Milan

Joe Milan, Jr. (English and Black Mountain Institute) won the prestigious David K. Wong Fellowship, "a unique and generous annual award to enable a fiction writer who wants to write in English about East and Southeast Asia to spend a year in the UK at the University of East Anglia in Norwich." The fellowship commences in October. Milan is among several students in UNLV's creative writing international program who have won national and international prizes. He also recently published an essay in Broad Street. The essay is "I Got Grown" in which "a young man starts his working life where others' lives end."

People in the News

 Audrey James poses in her home.
People | November 15, 2019
Audrey James was one of the few African Americans in UNLV's earliest classes. Today, the centenarian is still working and spreading the message that education is a priority.
A man in a gray jacket stands in front of UNLV memorabilia
People | November 14, 2019
Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.
man in front of Petra in Jordan
People | November 13, 2019
The refugee experiences of his parents and of people he observed while studying overseas helped fuel his desire to become a doctor.