Topic: diversity

Portrait of Marcus Civin, new chair of art department
People | July 16, 2018
This performance artist, art critic, and teacher is excited about collaborating with new colleagues at UNLV.
Portrait Imad Mehanna
People | June 25, 2018
At UNLV, this planning and construction staffer found the fast-paced work environment he had been seeking.
Portrait Asma Tahir
People | June 18, 2018
Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.
portrait of woman
People | June 13, 2018
This aspiring "world-improvement strategist" hopes that studying in Israel will help her gain a more in-depth perspective on Middle East conflicts and allow her to improve her Arabic.
woman standing with street behind her
People | June 6, 2018
Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.
Portrait Eakalak Khan
People | May 14, 2018
A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.
Portrait Jessica McMorris
People | April 30, 2018
Attracted to the diversity of UNLV, this new School of Nursing staff member looks forward to further developing her research skills.
Portrait Blanca Rincon
People | April 16, 2018
This College of Education professor is passionate about making higher education accessible to all students and responsive to their needs.
Portrait Megan Hullinger
People | April 9, 2018
This new member of the College of Sciences team sings — both the praises of UNLV and just for fun.
Portrait Joe Protopapa
People | April 2, 2018
The ability to help other first-generation college students is one of the reasons this new Lee Business School staffer chose UNLV.
Portrait Thomas Padilla
People | March 19, 2018
His office mug featuring Data from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” is the perfect fit for this data-driven librarian.
Norma Saldivar talking to students
People | January 29, 2018
This new department chair says the move to UNLV allows her to continue her commitment to developing new generations of theater devotees.