Topic: People

woman posing outdoors
People | October 25, 2021
This web specialist made a seamless transition from UNLV student to UNLV employee.
A woman stands in her office surrounded by UNLV memorabilia
People | October 22, 2021
If there's a UNLV logo on it, School of Medicine admissions coordinator Alyssa Hill owns it. And if it doesn't come with a logo on it, she'll paint it on herself.
Guy Fieri stands outside Lied Library
People | October 20, 2021
Fred C. Albrecht Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Guy Fieri, Food Network icon and champion of several major charitable causes, talks about his journey to UNLV and well beyond.
A woman in judge's robes walks through the stacks of a law library
People | October 19, 2021
Silver State Award winner Miriam Shearing doesn't consider herself a trailblazer, but she has been a pioneer in state law and an important philanthropist for UNLV.
People | October 18, 2021
Education professor explores the Black male experience in higher ed, talks about the importance of mentorship, and thanks you for being a friend.
A man looks over his shoulders as he walks up a set of stairs
People | October 15, 2021
Patrick T. Smith Achievement in Service Award Paul Chaffee helped revive UNLV's Real Estate Club, and has been an integral part of the Lied Center for Real Estate, working extensively to show the next generation of real estate agents the right way to do business.
A woman points at a chart
People | October 13, 2021
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year Caitlin Saladino helps provide significant insights into the Mountain West for researchers, policymakers, and the public alike.
A man sits on a hill near a stream
People | October 12, 2021
Volunteerism was an essential part of College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Zane Marshall's career path.
A man smiles next to a whiteboard
People | October 11, 2021
The gaming historian takes on a new challenge as UNLV's ombuds, where he's ready to resolve conflicts, settle disputes, and play a few board games during Ombuds Week.
A group of Afghan refugees
People | October 8, 2021
Plight of Afghan refugees hits close to home for School of Medicine employee who came to America after parents fled Vietnam.
A man stands in front of a wall that reads "School of Public health"
People | October 8, 2021
School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Brian Labus was instrumental in Nevada's fight against COVID-19, serving on the governor's task force and leading a small army of contact tracers.
A woman holds a portrait outside a hospital
People | October 6, 2021
Former Army medic Gregory Peistrup, the School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year, died after testing positive for disease in September 2020.