Topic: awards

Guy Fieri stands outside Lied Library
People | October 20, 2021
Fred C. Albrecht Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Guy Fieri, Food Network icon and champion of several major charitable causes, talks about his journey to UNLV and well beyond.
A woman in judge's robes walks through the stacks of a law library
People | October 19, 2021
Silver State Award winner Miriam Shearing doesn't consider herself a trailblazer, but she has been a pioneer in state law and an important philanthropist for UNLV.
A man looks over his shoulders as he walks up a set of stairs
People | October 15, 2021
Patrick T. Smith Achievement in Service Award Paul Chaffee helped revive UNLV's Real Estate Club, and has been an integral part of the Lied Center for Real Estate, working extensively to show the next generation of real estate agents the right way to do business.
A woman points at a chart
People | October 13, 2021
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Alumna of the Year Caitlin Saladino helps provide significant insights into the Mountain West for researchers, policymakers, and the public alike.
A man sits on a hill near a stream
People | October 12, 2021
Volunteerism was an essential part of College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Zane Marshall's career path.
A man stands in front of a wall that reads "School of Public health"
People | October 8, 2021
School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Brian Labus was instrumental in Nevada's fight against COVID-19, serving on the governor's task force and leading a small army of contact tracers.
A woman holds a portrait outside a hospital
People | October 6, 2021
Former Army medic Gregory Peistrup, the School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year, died after testing positive for disease in September 2020.
A woman looks at a book on a library shelf
People | October 5, 2021
A love affair with books — and a need to complete her degree in order to advance at a library job — led Flora Mason to UNLV, and a lifetime of giving back to Las Vegas.
A man sits in a chair holding a menu
People | September 29, 2021
College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year Josh Molina draws on his UNLV psych background in his role as a restaurateur.
A woman smiles in a courtroom
People | September 28, 2021
William S. Boyd School of Law Alumna of the Year Brittnie Watkins started her career by sitting for the bar exam and defending her doctoral dissertation while six months pregnant, and hasn't slowed down since.
A woman sits in front of a sign reading "The Body Achieves What the Mind Believes"
People | September 24, 2021
A bad experience with physical therapy as a child didn't stop School of Integrated Health Sciences Alumna of the Year Ashley Reagor from opening her own physical therapy practice.
A woman stands in a living room holding a telephone to her ear
People | September 22, 2021
Hospitality Alumna of the Year came to Las Vegas on a family vacation and never wanted to leave.