Keyonna Summers

Senior Media Relations Specialist

702-895-0898
keyonna.summers@unlv.edu

Keyonna Summers writes about and connects journalists to UNLV experts in the following areas:

  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • Division of Health Sciences (Dental School, Nursing School, School of Public Health, and Integrated Health Sciences)
  • Research Division
  • Jean Nidetch Women's Center
  • Division of Student Affairs

Focus Areas

  • Diversity/Title IX Initiatives
  • Economic Development

Articles by Keyonna Summers

unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
woman surrounded by laptops, ipad, phone, and other tech covers ears in frustration
Research | March 9, 2021
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington shares the top 10 takeaways of research on the impact of video chats, email, online gaming, and other communication tech on stress, loneliness, and relationships.
medical professional pokes syringe into top of a vial she holds in her gloved left hand
Campus News | February 4, 2021
UNLV public health researcher Melva Thompson-Robinson explains the U.S.’s history of medical trauma against people of color, its impact on the pandemic, and tips for meaningful messaging.
Kamala Harris wearing a white suit while giving her victory speech
Arts and Culture | January 28, 2021
UNLV fashion expert Deirdre Clemente on the historical scrutiny of male versus female politicians’ clothing and the power of textiles, color, and style in shaping image.
Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
People | January 4, 2021
Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news in 2020.
Claytee White sits in a chair and gestures toward a woman sitting to her right
Arts and Culture | December 30, 2020
A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.
UNLV communication studies professor Rebecca Rice
Research | December 10, 2020
As public health and local government officials grapple with misinformation, UNLV crisis communication researcher Rebecca Rice shares battle plan tips.
Research | October 14, 2020
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington explores the impact of politics and partisanship on online friendships.