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Amy Tongsiri
Jul 10, 2017
People

If this Dental School faculty member had to choose another line of work, she would opt for chocolatier. Shhh! Don't tell the dentist.


Justin Griggs
Jun 19, 2017
People

Originally from Oakland, California, this Lee Business School staff member embraced Las Vegas when he made the move to attend UNLV. Now his beloved Oakland Raiders are making the same journey and he has mixed feelings about that transition.


Gwynn Hobbs Grant speaks at a podium
Jun 1, 2017
Athletics

Former UNLV basketball player Gwynn Hobbs Grant encourages Native American youths to create their own success.


Douglas Duncan and Israel Alvarado
Apr 25, 2017
People

With limited options in Nevada for top-notch scientists, two UNLV grads welcome the high-tech jobs that the marijuana industry brought.


Tubes containing cannabis
Apr 25, 2017
Business & Community

UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.


John Guedry
Apr 25, 2017
People

John Guedry, the Business Alumnus of the Year, says his degree opened doors for changing the community


Sara Leoni
Apr 25, 2017
People

Sara Leoni, the College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year, finds that a great team can last a lifetime.


Tomas C. Walker
Apr 25, 2017
People

Tomas C. Walker, the 2017 Nursing Alumnus of the Year, working to develop an artificial pancreas to help patients with diabetes.


Herb J. Santos Jr.
Apr 25, 2017
People

Herb J. Santos Jr., the Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year, finds opportunity in adversity.


Jason Smylie, standing in front of a Capriotti's
Apr 25, 2017
People

Jason Smylie, the Honors College Alumnus of the Year, invests in Capriotti's and ends up owning the company.