Topic: coronavirus

man seated at picnic table with red typewriter
People | January 19, 2021
A cross-country move at the start of a pandemic proves perfectly timed for the new director of communications for Student Affairs.
Cones lined up in front of parking garage entrance
Business and Community | January 13, 2021
Grant from state of Nevada extends university partnership with Southern Nevada Health District, allows 200 UNLV students to continue vital contact tracing services.
HVACR Specialist IV Steven Joseph Sr. posing for picture in front of equipment.
People | January 11, 2021
The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.
Professor Brian Labus on zoom screen
People | December 31, 2020
UNLV public health professor became a go-to source for media in Nevada and worldwide on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Business and Community | December 31, 2020
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Professor Labus writing on white board
People | December 29, 2020
UNLV Public Health professor Brian Labus dismantles misperceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine and shares why it works, why it’s safe, and why everyone eligible should get it.
medical professional conducting a curbside COVID-19 test to person in blue vehicle
Research | December 17, 2020
Biostatistician Richard Tillett from the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine was part of a statewide team to identify a Nevada man infected twice by COVID-19 – the first documented occurrence in North America.
Portrait of Cheyenne Rogers, Assistant Director of Academic Transitions and Learning Support Acting Coordinator of Academic Success Coaching at the Academic Success Center
People | December 14, 2020
A first-generation student finds her calling by helping UNLV's students navigate their challenges.
UNLV communication studies professor Rebecca Rice
Research | December 10, 2020
As public health and local government officials grapple with misinformation, UNLV crisis communication researcher Rebecca Rice shares battle plan tips.
Man in doctor coat in front of lights.
People | December 7, 2020
School of Medicine surgeon draws upon his engineering background to make challenging decisions.
professor seated behind table topped with test tubes and lab equipment
Research | December 1, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, professor of biomedical sciences at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, explains how leading vaccine candidates differ at the cellular level and what it could mean for their effectiveness.
Portrait of woman seated outdoors
People | November 30, 2020
After trying a variety of jobs, Karintha Fenley finally found her "perfect fit" in academic advising.