Topic: student achievement

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 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.

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.