Topic: People

Michael and Gloria Flores
People | May 20, 2019
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
gloved hands with scalpel
People | May 15, 2019
Former chief resident Joshua Goldman returns to the UNLV School of Medicine to help expand the plastic and reconstructive surgery program.
Jun Yong Kang writes on a glass board.
People | May 13, 2019
The most exciting thing about chemistry? The infinite failures in even the most thoroughly thought-out experiments, the biochemist says.
collage of one student studying and group of students
People | May 13, 2019
In the lead up to finals, some students hid out in quiet corners while others gathered around whiteboards and tables.
woman in front of some flowers and greenery
People | May 6, 2019
The longtime small business advisor brings her expertise and enthusiasm for entrepreneurship to fast-growing Las Vegas.
woman pictured outside
People | May 3, 2019
Alumna realized she could influence elected officials — before she could even vote. Here's how you can too.
A portrait of Noelle Lefforge outside on campus
People | May 1, 2019
Noelle Lefforge helps a UNLV mental health clinic reach into rural Nevada while giving graduate students vital training.
A portrait of Shekinah Hoffman with a portion of the Las Vegas skyline, including the High Roller, in the background.
People | May 1, 2019
Shekinah Hoffman leads a rigorous program for mentoring youth in under-resourced communities.
A portrait of Jay Shen
People | May 1, 2019
Health Care Administration and Policy professor Jay Shen works to increase understanding and use of palliative care among Asian-Americans.
Ginger Christian seen seated in a classroom setting
People | May 1, 2019
Medical student Ginger Christian brings casualty training program to her classmates and the community.