Published: Mary Blankenship

Mary Blankenship (Chemistry and Economics) recently had an Op-Ed published in the Las Vegas Sun titled, "In an age of misinformation, fact-checking must be encouraged." In her piece, Blankenship discusses how "the pervasiveness of misinformation on social media makes it one of the great challenges of the 21st century." Blankenship is pursuing a double major in chemistry and economics, and recently completed a minor in Brookings public policy.

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woman posed on playground
People | January 26, 2021
UNLV’s early outreach coordinator promotes higher education to expand the college-going pipeline and build bridges between UNLV and the community. 
Erin Zimmerman, director of the UNLV Writing Center leaning on a railing.
People | January 25, 2021
Writing isn’t a talent of a select few; it’s a skill we all can improve upon, says the new director of the UNLV Writing Center.
Portrait of Colin Tewey is an Admin Services Officer 1 in University Services.
People | January 20, 2021
Colin Tewey, a 2020 Classified Employee of the Year, keeps the stream of mail moving smoothly across campus. On weekends, it's trout-filled streams that call to him.