Topic: People

A man in graduation regalia stands in a classroom
People | May 12, 2021
After leaving college to enter the hospitality industry, Clay Hartley took advantage of a program through MGM Resorts International to finally earn his degree.
man posing with photo of earth and moon from space as backdrop
People | May 12, 2021
At UNLV, astronomy Ph.D. graduate Jeremy Smallwood racks up scientific publications rather than stressing about individual grades.
A man leans against a building
People | May 12, 2021
Graduate Michael Schwob, recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, began racking up accomplishments by connecting with his instructors.
maricel gomez wears red nursing scrubs as she sits on the library floor surrounded by books
People | May 12, 2021
Spring 2021 grad Maricel Gomez embraces the motto, “Nurse Leaders Begin Here.”
A woman sits at a table with her mortarboard in front of her.
People | May 10, 2021
HOPE Scholar Theresa Butler earns her bachelor's and dives into public policy based on her experience.
Portrait of James Cheng, the library data analyst for the UNLV Libraries
People | May 10, 2021
The University Libraries data analyst is collecting data to improve services for students and faculty.
Graduates seated in red caps and gown during a previous UNLV commencement
People | May 10, 2021
An enduring commencement tradition continues this spring as UNLV president honors seven outstanding students who exemplify the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
man holding doctor's coat
People | May 7, 2021
Horacio Guerra said the chance to provide preventative care and to develop long-lasting relationships with patients drew him to his specialty.
woman posing
People | May 4, 2021
Jackie Phan reflects on her many years at UNLV and what inspires her as she pursues her Ph.D. in biochemistry.
woman holding newspaper
People | May 4, 2021
Ph.D. student Deena DeVore analyzes COVID-19 news reports to explore how the media impacts the public’s perception of the pandemic.
handwritten sign saying "Stop Asian Hate"
People | May 4, 2021
Aldo Barrita uses his skills as a researcher to bring awareness to anti-Asian racism, which has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portrait of Stephanie Page of the Office of Sponsored Programs
People | May 3, 2021
Knowing that her work in the office of sponsored programs sometimes plays a role in a faculty member receiving their first grant is a humbling experience for Stephanie Page.