man in graduation robe carries mace during commencement

Pioneering Professor Russell T. Hurlburt Receives Distinguished Nevadan Award

The longtime psychologist opens up about groundbreaking research on inner experience and why the award was a surprise.

Russell T. Hurlburt leads the procession during UNLV commencement while carrying the ceremonial mace. Hurlburt received the Distinguished Nevadan, the most prestigious award conferred by the NSHE Board of Regents. It is awarded to prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to the cultural, economic, scientific or social advancement of Nevada and its people. (Becca Schwartz/UNLV)

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