Topic: alumni profile

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.'
A woman stands next to a turquoise blue wall in the shadow of palm trees
Arts and Culture | May 7, 2021
2015 alumna Fawn Douglas uses her art and Nuwu Studios collective to be a fierce advocate for Native Americans, women’s issues, and more.
A man sits behind a microphone
People | March 26, 2021
Las Vegas ophthalmologist and UNLV alum Dr. Mark Doubrava was an early proponent of the need for a "homegrown" medical school.
Lindsay J. Russell dressed in a red Star Trek uniform while standing on a rock formation.
People | February 8, 2021
Her love for all things sci-fi has shaped her outlook on leadership, life, and being a strong woman.
brandi planet standing with arms folded
People | February 5, 2021
Alumna puts communication, law degrees to work while co-founding new firm.
Portrait of Holly Samayoa is the Rookie of the Year in the Classified Employee of the Year Awards for 2020
People | February 3, 2021
After more than a decade, Holly Samayoa earned her UNLV degree and now has been recognized as the university's Rookie of the Year.
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.
A man stands in front of  a staircase, smiling
People | December 6, 2020
Alumnus Parker Hill learned the importance of diving right into any and all problems during Senior Design.
Two men stand flanking two seated women
People | December 6, 2020
Miles Buckner, who came to UNLV after 12 years in civil engineering, learned new tricks through Senior Design Competition.
A man in a red shirt
People | December 6, 2020
Alumnus Noe Santos says getting involved at UNLV was his key to securing lasting employment.
collage of group in canoe on lake and couple smiling
People | December 6, 2020
An interest in Lego and science, and an introductory class at UNLV, led one-time potential graphic design student Iani Batilov to civil engineering.
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.