Topic: student achievement

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.
alpacas graze among Inca ruins in Cusco, Peru
Business and Community | June 10, 2019
UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program students learn about business and tourism at Machu Picchu during the last leg of their journey through Peru.
Business and Community | June 4, 2019
Local Peruvian villagers teach UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program students the importance of community.