Topic: The Interview 2021

People | October 18, 2021
Education professor explores the Black male experience in higher ed, talks about the importance of mentorship, and thanks you for being a friend.
A man smiles next to a whiteboard
People | October 11, 2021
The gaming historian takes on a new challenge as UNLV's ombuds, where he's ready to resolve conflicts, settle disputes, and play a few board games during Ombuds Week.
A woman is seated next to a globe
People | October 4, 2021
The Graduate College's executive director of leadership, professional, and career development didn't know what she wanted to be when she grew up, but found the perfect landing spot at UNLV.
A close up of a man surrounded by stuffed animals
People | September 27, 2021
Nursing professor and mental health advocate talks about the importance of treating root causes of mental health instead of pushing patients through the system.
A woman sits on a fur rug, surrounded by plants
People | September 20, 2021
The Honors College professor energizes students to consider life’s big questions from diverse perspectives. 
A woman sits in front of a wall of posters.
People | September 13, 2021
Interim director of student diversity & social justice reflects on making students heard, making room for all perspectives, and her Las Vegas ties.
A woman in a gown gestures at a stack of books
People | August 24, 2021
Competitive ballroom dancer and law professor masters the waltz, tango, rumba and ethics.
A woman holds up a Lego version of the Las Vegas Strip
People | August 16, 2021
The hospitality professor talks bringing buffets back to the Strip, the 'aha!' moment for students, and appearing on 'Jeopardy!'
A woman sits on a desk next to illuminated letters reading "K J"
People | August 2, 2021
A British expat lands in the desert.
Portrait of Jefferson W. Kinney, Ph.D. Professor and Reg Grundy and Joy Chambers-Grundy Chair for Brain Health
People | July 26, 2021
The longtime UNLV researcher on youthful curiosity, the brain, and sports.
Portrait of Dr. Flora Phipps
People | July 19, 2021
She never had an instructor in dental school who was young, female, or a minority, so she decided to become that role model for someone else.
Portrait of Aaron Saiewitz, PhD, CPA
People | July 12, 2021
A lifelong musician and a successful former director in a CPA firm, he took an unusual path to becoming a professor.