Topic: alumni feature

A woman stands in front of Machu Picchu
People | July 16, 2021
Artist Danielle Eames turns to medical school at age 32.
A woman holds a pink fan featuring Britney Spears' face and the words "Free Britney"
People | July 14, 2021
On the eve of a court hearing that could have a major effect on a pop music icon, a UNLV alumnus looks back at his role as a champion of the 'Free Britney movement.'
Close-up of Lisa Danielson with her head thrown back, laughing.
People | March 31, 2021
UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.
woman outside entrance to medical office
Business and Community | March 30, 2021
Nursing alumna Tabitha Lustig opened a new clinic in Washington barely a week before the pandemic first broke on U.S. shores in that state.
Navy Commander Stephen Col, facing camera in uniform and saluting
People | February 22, 2021
Naval commander Stephen Col leaves a legacy of transformation and growth following his time at UNLV’s Army ROTC.
portrait of woman in graduation cap
People | January 14, 2021
With a gaming-centered master’s degree newly in hand, UNLV Hospitality grad Margaret Simpson is bringing powerful leadership to her tribe’s Oregon casino.
woman in front of computer screens
People | October 28, 2020
Childhood polio started Kavita Batra on a path toward helping others through medicine and data.
People | October 26, 2020
One of her hobbies has taught the lab safety manager that sometimes the victor is the one who just keeps moving forward.
portrait of rebecca paulson standing in front of a blooming plant
People | October 16, 2020
From student worker to full-time employee, Rebecca Paulson says stepping out of her comfort zone has led her forward.
Summer Mudd riding a mountain bike in the desert
People | August 31, 2020
When the pandemic forces her to work remotely, she misses seeing the students whom she considers friendly, in-your-face reminders of the real purpose of her finance job in Student Affairs.
Computer Science Faculty-In-Residence Jorge Fonseca by server racks.
People | April 27, 2020
Fueled by a long-time curiosity, this alumnus-turned-professor considers his role at UNLV not as a full-time job, but a full-time hobby.
man stands next to hey reb! statue on campus
People | March 30, 2020
This go-getter came from Washington to attend UNLV and fell in love — with Las Vegas, and his wife.