Topic: health and medicine

A group of students stand on a stage.
People | April 28, 2021
Through the uncertainty of accreditation, the charter class gambled on a fledgling medical school — and then faced a mass shooting and catastrophic pandemic. For UNLV’s first medical school graduates, the risk pays off.
A group of medical students walk down a sunlit hall
UNLV History | April 27, 2021
From a suggestion in an economic impact report to graduating its charter class in just 10 years. Here's how the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV got here and how it will shape health care in Southern Nevada.
Two women in white coats talk.
UNLV History | April 27, 2021
Scholarships for the charter class relieve financial burden for future health care providers.
A person receives a vaccination shot in the shoulder
Campus News | April 23, 2021
More than 100,000 vaccinations have been given so far.
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.
rendering of Kerkorian Medical Education Building
Campus News | April 16, 2021
School to be known as the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV in recognition of private support from Kerkorian Estate and other private donors.
A young couple stands in front of a stage
People | April 16, 2021
Cory Colombini and Sabrina Novenschi will continue their education in Southern Nevada after graduating next month as part of the charter class of the UNLV School of Medicine.
An elevated shot of the UNLV School of Medicine building
People | April 2, 2021
More than 25,000 subscribers are following first-year student Shaun Andersen’s progress toward becoming a physician.
woman outside entrance to medical office
Business and Community | March 30, 2021
Nursing alumna Tabitha Lustig opened a new clinic in Washington barely a week before the pandemic first broke on U.S. shores in that state.
Business and Community | March 29, 2021
Take a moment on March 30 to recognize the contributions UNLV's medical professionals are making to our community.
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.
A man sits behind a microphone
People | March 26, 2021
Las Vegas ophthalmologist and UNLV alum Dr. Mark Doubrava was an early proponent of the need for a "homegrown" medical school.