Notable: Ranita Ray

Ranita Ray (sociology) was awarded a National Academy of Education's 2019 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Spencer Foundation funds this fellowship through academy to "encourage outstanding researchers at the postdoctoral level ... to pursue critical education research projects." Ray's award was one of only 30 given from a pool of more than 200 applicants, demonstrating the academy's "confidence in her potential contribution to the knowledge, understanding, and improvement of education." 

People in the News

portrait of woman
People | May 23, 2019
This professor was inspired by a mentor while in college and now tries to do the same for UNLV students.
Michael and Gloria Flores
People | May 20, 2019
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.