Topic: People

An elevated shot of the UNLV School of Medicine building
People | April 2, 2021
More than 25,000 subscribers are following first-year student Shaun Andersen’s progress toward becoming a physician.
Close-up of Lisa Danielson with her head thrown back, laughing.
People | March 31, 2021
UNLV alumna shoots for the stars and lands at NASA and Los Alamos.
Amanda Melilli on a couch surrounded by books.
People | March 29, 2021
Gathering materials that represent a diversity of cultures and backgrounds is a focus of this librarian.
Vanessa McConnell sitting in a radio control booth
People | March 26, 2021
Nontraditional student Vanessa McConnell forging a path to bring diversity to sports broadcasting.
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.
A drone shot shows Lied Library
People | March 25, 2021
Health sciences librarian Xan Goodman helps train students on how to navigate a complex web of journals, articles, and physical teaching tools.
backpack and laptop on lawn filled with leaves forming wifi symbol
People | March 23, 2021
Oral communication proved to be a benchmark as courses shifted online at the start of the pandemic.
Portrait of Francisco Menendez artistic director of UNLV's film department
People | March 22, 2021
After being terrified — and mesmerized — by the movie "Jaws" at age 13, this film professor's career path was set.
"UNLV School of Medicine" sign
People | March 19, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Meyers says she often stops to think that the care she provides to infants today may be impacting people who will be alive 100 years from now.
Two women stand in front of cars
People | March 12, 2021
Sarah Grimley works diligently not only on her studies but also on efforts to help the LGBTQ+ community.
A man eats a VHS cassette
People | March 9, 2021
MFA film student lands major screenwriting prize from Humanitas.
Portrait of UNLV Athletics Dietiian Nicole Kiley
People | March 8, 2021
You can. You will. Let's go! That's the mantra that the UNLV athletic department's first sport dietitian uses for herself and for her student-athletes.