Matt Jacob

Matt Jacob is a freelance writer based in Las Vegas.

Articles by Matt Jacob

A woman sits in front of a sign reading "The Body Achieves What the Mind Believes"
People | September 24, 2021
A bad experience with physical therapy as a child didn't stop School of Integrated Health Sciences Alumna of the Year Ashley Reagor from opening her own physical therapy practice.
A woman stands in a living room holding a telephone to her ear
People | September 22, 2021
Hospitality Alumna of the Year came to Las Vegas on a family vacation and never wanted to leave.
A woman stands overlooking the Las Vegas Strip
People | September 21, 2021
Honors College Alumna of the Year Casey Barber helped thousands of Nevadans navigate COVID-19 by leading UNLV's contact tracing team.
A man stands in front of the Las Vegas Strip at dusk
People | September 17, 2021
Graduate College Alumnus of the Year pulled the plug on a career in electrical engineering and found a new passion in marketing for Credit Karma.
A woman in a ballet tutu dances in an African city
People | September 15, 2021
College of Fine Arts Alumna of the Year Cooper Rust spreads her passion for dance to children in Kenya.
A man stands in front of a sign for the CA Group
People | September 14, 2021
Engineering Alumnus of the Year Jim Caviola has been involved in some of Southern Nevada's most important infrastructure projects.
A woman stands in front of a mural with her arms outstretched.
People | September 10, 2021
College of Education Alumna of the Year Ramona Esparza has helped challenge outdated educational practices and develop new concepts that focus on the well-being of all children in more than two decades with the Clark County School District.
man posing with city lights in background
People | September 7, 2021
Alumnus Mike Peregrina turns his humbling financial setback into a new model for home buying.
Woman poses in front of the Mirage casino
People | September 3, 2021
Alumni Association's Faculty Member of the Year Bobbie Barnes finds a way to say "yes" to so many opportunities.