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Dec 12, 2018
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Dr. Yen Cao’s quick reaction in an emergency may have saved a motorist’s life.


Makayla Palmer poses in the Xeric Garden on UNLV's campus.
Dec 10, 2018
People

A health economist in the Lee Business School, her research interests center around policies addressing the health of low-income and at-risk infants and children.


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Dec 6, 2018
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Two-time UNLV alumnus Andrew Baca has done a little bit of everything in his career … except let setbacks stand in the way.


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Dec 4, 2018
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The abstract mandalas of UNLV alumnus James Stanford demand close inspection. A new art book collects his works.


Cyndi Backstrom, a manager of IT Support Services Poses in front of UNLV sign.
Dec 3, 2018
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After spending her workday at her computer, this manager of IT support services for the UNLV School of Medicine is only too happy to “unplug” once she gets home.


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Nov 28, 2018
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At UNLV, physician Buddhadeb Dawn is able to combine his talent for program-building with his passions for research and patient care.


Shelly Wang the director of program development for Continuing Education poses in front of flowers.
Nov 26, 2018
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Researching career trends and expanding educational opportunities beyond the traditional college experience are among her goals.


UNLV School of Medicine
Nov 21, 2018
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The new chair of the School of Medicine’s ob/gyn department says that even after decades, delivering babies still is exciting.


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Nov 20, 2018
People

Sometimes they find that by helping others, they also help themselves.


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Nov 15, 2018
People

Susan Lee Johnson will serve as first endowed chair in Liberal Arts; position will elevate history program to leader in the study of the Intermountain West.