Topic: student achievement

a sign reading "UNLV School of Medicine"
Campus News | May 14, 2021
Ten graduating students from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV become the first members of the university's Alpha Omega Alpha chapter.
man posing with photo of earth and moon from space as backdrop
People | May 12, 2021
At UNLV, astronomy Ph.D. graduate Jeremy Smallwood racks up scientific publications rather than stressing about individual grades.
woman posing
People | May 4, 2021
Jackie Phan reflects on her many years at UNLV and what inspires her as she pursues her Ph.D. in biochemistry.
woman holding newspaper
People | May 4, 2021
Ph.D. student Deena DeVore analyzes COVID-19 news reports to explore how the media impacts the public’s perception of the pandemic.
handwritten sign saying "Stop Asian Hate"
People | May 4, 2021
Aldo Barrita uses his skills as a researcher to bring awareness to anti-Asian racism, which has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
Portrait of Andrew Ho wearing a suit and tie and a UNLV pin
Campus News | February 24, 2021
Andrew Ho named 2020 Student Veteran of the Year, becomes second UNLV student to receive national recognition from Student Veterans of America.
Outdoor portrait of Stacy Palacios-Esparza.
People | June 15, 2020
The administrative assistant III and business student shares tips on keeping her life organized and productive.
Photo of Martha Amaya standing in a crowded group of people.
Campus News | December 12, 2019
Honors College student Martha Amaya one of just 30 nationwide to receive Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.
A photo of Akaisha Cook delivering a speech at the 2019 UNLV Foundation Annual Dinner.
Campus News | November 22, 2019
Honors College student Akaisha Cook one of just 30 nationwide to receive 2020 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.
woman in red dress in crowd
People | June 18, 2019
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.