Topic: Top Tier

Vaneh Darakjian
People | February 27, 2017
Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Darakjian eventually settled in Las Vegas with her family and made her way to UNLV. Now this alum is busy promoting the high-quality graduate education offered by her alma mater.
Zhaohuan Zhu
Campus News | February 22, 2017
Zhaohuan Zhu is the first UNLV scientist to earn fellowship for early career scholars considered ‘next generation of scientific leaders.’
Dr. Mark Dubrouva
People | February 16, 2017
The Las Vegas physician and higher education regent discusses his own educational experience and why UNLV’s School of Medicine is so important to health of our community.
Nancy J. Uscher
Arts and Culture | February 8, 2017
New College of Fine Arts dean says the creative work of faculty members can inspire students and help UNLV find its way into the Top Tier.
researchers test drone
Research | December 28, 2016
UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.
researchers test drone
Research | December 6, 2016
UNLV engineering faculty and students turned to the entertainment arena to carve out their unique research niche.
Susan Byrne
People | November 28, 2016
This new chair of the department of world languages and cultures says she has worked in other areas, but finds the allure of Spanish literature irresistible.
School of Medicine academic building rendering
Campus News | October 18, 2016
The first allopathic medical school in the Las Vegas Valley was noted for its innovative curriculum, experienced leadership team, and comprehensive faculty development plan.
Donald Price
People | October 17, 2016
This biologist advises students to become involved in research to enhance their academic experience.
Debate Illustration
Campus News | October 12, 2016
UNLV is hosting the final presidential debate of 2016. Here’s how we landed the big event and what that says about the rise of our university and our city.
Len Jessup at his annual State of the University address
Campus News | October 5, 2016
UNLV President Len Jessup on how this university is different, daring, and diverse.
Dieu-My Tran
People | September 26, 2016
The emphasis on research and achieving Top Tier status drew this nursing professor to UNLV.