Diane Russell

Publications Specialist

Diane Russell is a writer and editor in the University Communications office. As an assistant editor for UNLV Magazine, she oversees the Books and Class Notes sections. She also manages the Accomplishments section of the UNLV website and produces the UNLV Highlights document.

Articles by Diane Russell

Portrait of Joseph Walter
People | April 5, 2021
A son of Nebraska, Walter said he has "that goofy Midwest thing" that compels him to work every day.
Portrait of Holly Samayoa is the Rookie of the Year in the Classified Employee of the Year Awards for 2020
People | February 3, 2021
After more than a decade, Holly Samayoa earned her UNLV degree and now has been recognized as the university's Rookie of the Year.
Portrait of Theresa Boucher is the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year recipient.
People | January 27, 2021
Theresa Boucher, the top 2020 Classified Employee of the Year, keeps her dean's office running while mentoring first-gen students.
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.
Ruth McKoin is the third-place recipient in the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year Awards.
People | January 13, 2021
Ruth McKoin, a 2020 Classified Employee of the Year winner, on the 'beautifully intelligent' people who've helped her grow.
Alice Corkill sitting at a table in a garden.
People | October 5, 2020
Inspired by an instructor during her undergraduate years, the education professor now strives to similarly motivate her students.
Deana Waddell with kids playing in a pool in the background.
People | September 14, 2020
Working from home has helped the web & digital strategy director balance the added demands at work with remote learning for her kids.
A family of four stands together in front of a display of UNLV memorabilia
People | August 26, 2020
Jorge “Fabian” Trejo-Ibarra began his freshman year as a pre-nursing student this week thanks to a scholarship funded by Rig-Rents through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Nicole Santero at home, surrounded by BTS memorabilia, including a poster.
People | August 3, 2020
Nicole Santero balances her job communicating about the School of Public Health with her doctoral research on the BTS phenomenon.