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.