Topic: People

Evelyn Johnson by a vase of flowers.
People | September 23, 2019
As a UNLV alum, employee, and mom, Johnson works to enhance UNLV every day.
A woman smiles while working with scientific equipment
People | September 20, 2019
Alumna Vanessa Sanders finding new paths for isotopes therapeutic and diagnostic at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Janine Barrett poses with her 10-month-old daughter, Makenzie on campus.
People | September 16, 2019
Triple-alum Janine Barrett has worked her way up from student worker to executive director of graduate systems & operations at the Graduate College, but says her most cherished role is that of mother.
Ashton Ridley standing outside UNLV's Greenspun Hall
People | September 16, 2019
Once an intern in public radio, UNLV alum Ashton Ridley is now paying it forward.
doctor talking to healthcare worker in hallway
People | September 11, 2019
Dr. John Fildes continues the vision for establishing UNLV's academic medical center.
Portrait of Kathy Stanchi
People | September 10, 2019
E.L Cord Professor of Law Kathy Stanchi adds her impressive credentials to Boyd’s top-ranked legal-writing faculty.
Ann Vuong sitting in an office.
People | September 9, 2019
A new face at UNLV, this professor brings unique perspective of public health focused on neurodevelopment in children and chemical exposures during pregnancy.
A woman in a karate gi kicks.
People | September 5, 2019
Amber Williams, a martial artist set to earn her doctorate in psychology at 23, studies stereotypes and breaks them. Here's how she got to UNLV.
woman in formal dress at piano
People | September 4, 2019
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
Maria Jerinic sits at a desk with stacks of books.
People | September 3, 2019
The longtime Honors College professor on Jane Austen, the tyranny of the GPA, and peanut butter cups.
Renee Watson stands in front of "We Are UNLV" sign.
People | August 26, 2019
From first-gen student to college administrator, Watson helps students navigate campus and create lasting memories.
A man in a dark suit smiles in a courtroom.
People | August 23, 2019
Former Gov. Brian Sandoval brings his lessons in leadership to UNLV's Boyd School of Law. His symposium series launches this fall.