Topic: diversity

Portrait of Ozgur Ozdemir
People | January 8, 2018
This hospitality professor enjoys serving people — in restaurants and in the classroom.
Mallory Poole talking to a student.
People | December 18, 2017
The prospect of helping student-athletes pursue their dreams and the opportunity to work again with Desiree Reed-Francois drew this new member of the athletics department to UNLV.
Natesse West Melendez
People | November 27, 2017
One of the first in her family to graduate from college, this new human resources employee feels at home on UNLV’s “rainbow” campus.
Athletics | October 17, 2017
As athletics director takes stock of UNLV's programs, she lays down the roadmap to the future.
Portrait of Elizabeth Stacy.
People | October 9, 2017
Excited about UNLV’s diversity and upward trajectory, this new life sciences professor is looking forward to involving more undergraduates in her research.
Barbee Oakes, chief diversity officer in hallway.
Campus News | September 25, 2017
UNLV’s new Chief Diversity Officer Barbee Oakes on building cultural intelligence and opening the pipeline for advancement.
crowd at concert
Campus News | September 12, 2017
UNLV moves from second to a three-way tie for first in annual rankings for "Best Ethnic Diversity.”
Portrait of Janice Pluth
People | August 28, 2017
A happy meal toy proved to be a good luck charm for this health physics & diagnostic sciences professor in her NASA endeavors.
residence hall doorway
Campus News | August 1, 2017
New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls.
Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
UNLV professor Zihui Ma
People | July 3, 2017
From the Silk Road to the Strip, this assistant professor has made a journey of the mind and soul — using the pursuit of happiness as her guide.
Gary Totten
People | June 5, 2017
This chair of the English department finds the diversity of UNLV a good match for his interest in multi-ethnic literature.