Topic: Women STEAM

nurse in jacket with stethoscope in simulation center
People | March 1, 2021
Accompanying her pediatrician father on house calls helped shape nursing professor Kathleen Thimsen's career.
A woman in a suit leans against a stone wall
People | February 23, 2021
Creating trust among skeptics is an important part of beating back COVID-19, especially in communities of color.
photo collage of black woman and medical building exterior
People | February 19, 2021
Dr. Brandi Alexander chose family medicine because it provides a range of challenges and opportunities to advocate for women of color.
Valinder "Val" Addison in front of palm trees and blue sky.
People | February 16, 2021
While some of us have nicknames we wish everyone would forget, Valinder Addison likes hers because her family and friends say she keeps going, and going, and going.
artist looking at reflection through a round mirror that is part of exhibition
Arts and Culture | February 2, 2021
Artist Lance L. Smith offers an exploration of diasporic systems of knowledge and their uses as tools for liberation.
Kamala Harris wearing a white suit while giving her victory speech
Arts and Culture | January 28, 2021
UNLV fashion expert Deirdre Clemente on the historical scrutiny of male versus female politicians’ clothing and the power of textiles, color, and style in shaping image.
UNLV geoscientist Arya Udry sits in front of her microscope in her office
Research | December 21, 2020
Udry is one of just 13 scientists added to NASA’s Participating Scientist Program and will help the Perseverance Rover to recognize magmatic rocks; becomes second UNLV professor on Mars 2020 science team.
woman in lab coat looking at a sample
Research | December 9, 2020
Ph.D. student Kendra McGlothen's research ties for first in the Graduate College’s annual Rebel Grad Slam competition.
A woman stands next to a mascot in a skunk costume
People | December 6, 2020
Alumna credits her involvement in a student organization with her current career in aeronautical engineering.
A woman in protective equipment stands at a construction site
People | December 6, 2020
UNLV alumna Brittany Radke applies lessons from UNLV's Senior Design competition in her work as an environmental engineer.
A woman poses in front of the New York-New York resort
People | December 6, 2020
Alumna Valentina Alayon says exploring her options at UNLV prepared her for a career in mechanical engineering.
a woman working at a ligtboard
People | November 16, 2020
This math professor strives to find teaching methods that encourage students to enjoy math and pursue further studies.