Topic: People

People | April 19, 2021
UNLV's assistant director of emergency management has helped lead UNLV through a yearlong (and counting) crisis.
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.
Portrait of Professor David James, Civil and Environmental Engineering
People | April 12, 2021
Longtime civil engineering faculty member David James takes a look back at how UNLV and Southern Nevada have changed over the last 30 years
A bride stands amidst her wedding party
People | April 9, 2021
As she prepares to graduate from the UNLV School of Medicine next month, Ashley Newell Prandecki looks back at the self-doubt that almost stopped her from pursuing her passion.
Portrait of Alexis Freudenberger master's student at the Harrah College of Hospitality
People | April 7, 2021
For as long as she can remember, Alexis Freudenberger’s life has revolved around breakfast. Now, the graduate student is learning all the tricks of the hospitality trade — and figuring out just how and where she will apply them.
Portrait of Joseph Walter
People | April 5, 2021
A son of Nebraska, Walter said he has "that goofy Midwest thing" that compels him to work every day.
A graphic illustration of Christian Cervantes
People | April 2, 2021
Student spreading the word about nursing education and training on his growing YouTube channel.
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.
Close-up of Lisa Danielson with her head thrown back, laughing.
People | March 31, 2021
UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.
Amanda Melilli on a couch surrounded by books.
People | March 29, 2021
Gathering materials that represent a diversity of cultures and backgrounds is a focus of this librarian.
Vanessa McConnell sitting in a radio control booth
People | March 26, 2021
Nontraditional student Vanessa McConnell forging a path to bring diversity to sports broadcasting.
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.