Notable: Susan Byrne

Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) was one of 11 jury members who decided the 2019 winner of Spain's most prestigious literary prize, the Premio de Literatura en Lengua Castellana Miguel de Cervantes. The jury met in Madrid earlier this month, and this year's winner was poet Joan Margarit i Consarnau, who writes in both Catalán and Spanish. His poems have been translated into German, Basque, Hebrew, French, English, Portuguese and Russian. 

People in the News

A man walks along the UNLV campus
People | September 25, 2020
A little help from his father set a 4-year-old Atsushi “Sush” Machida on the path to becoming the College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year.
A man holds up a UNLV license plate reading "Piotr"
People | September 23, 2020
College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year Piotr Tomasik has been involved in several startups since his 2009 commencement.
man standing in empty classroom with rows of desks behind
People | September 22, 2020
Alumnus Geoff Hughes partnered with UNLV Office of Diversity Initiatives to create Stephanie Wolf Hughes First Generation Scholarship for accounting students.