Matt Jacob

Matt Jacob is a freelance writer based in Las Vegas.

Articles by Matt Jacob

A man stands next to a stone wall
People | October 22, 2020
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year didn't let a little thing like Nevada's only law school closing stop him from pursuing a legal education.
A man leands against a wall with his arms folded
People | October 21, 2020
Silver State Award-winner Larry Ruvo is still charging hard into philanthropy, just like he has for more than 40 years.
A man sits in front of wall-to-wall bookshelves
People | October 21, 2020
Achievement in Service Award winner Michael Green is UNLV's resident expert in all things Silver State.
A man looks at a pocket watch
People | October 20, 2020
Former Marine and College of Urban Affairs Alumnus of the Year has fought to get help for Nevada's veterans seeking educational opportunities.
A woman sits on a couch holding on to a large dog
People | October 16, 2020
Graduate College Alumna of the Year's time at UNLV left her with an appreciation for parsing differing, and often contradictory, viewpoints en route to becoming a champion for animals.
A woman stands next to a large bin holding fresh produce
People | October 14, 2020
School of Public Health Alumna of the Year took a detour from optometry to end up serving Clark County.
A woman leans on a stack of nursing textbooks
People | October 13, 2020
School of Nursing Alumna of the Year knew in the fourth grade she wanted to be just like her mother — a nurse.
A woman poses in front of a large window
People | October 9, 2020
Sociology bachelor's has been foundational for College of Liberal Arts alumna of the year's ascent to heights of corporate leadership.
A woman stands in front of a government building
People | October 7, 2020
A turn with a bully in the seventh grade put Law School Alumna of the Year Marisa Rodriguez on the career path.