Topic: People

portrait of woman in graduation cap
People | January 14, 2021
With a gaming-centered master’s degree newly in hand, UNLV Hospitality grad Margaret Simpson is bringing powerful leadership to her tribe’s Oregon casino.
Ruth McKoin is the third-place recipient in the 2020 Classified Employee of the Year Awards.
People | January 13, 2021
Ruth McKoin, a 2020 Classified Employee of the Year winner, on the 'beautifully intelligent' people who've helped her grow.
HVACR Specialist IV Steven Joseph Sr. posing for picture in front of equipment.
People | January 11, 2021
The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.
three studio portraits
People | January 8, 2021
Members of the inaugural class of the UNLV School of Medicine await the results of Match Day — the day med school students across the nation find out where they will receive their specialty training.
Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
People | January 4, 2021
Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news in 2020.
Professor Brian Labus on zoom screen
People | December 31, 2020
UNLV public health professor became a go-to source for media in Nevada and worldwide on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
Professor Labus writing on white board
People | December 29, 2020
UNLV Public Health professor Brian Labus dismantles misperceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine and shares why it works, why it’s safe, and why everyone eligible should get it.
collage of seven individual shots of women and one shot of the UNLV campus
People | December 14, 2020
Seven women are the first to complete the Urban Leadership Program thanks to partnership.
Portrait of Cheyenne Rogers, Assistant Director of Academic Transitions and Learning Support Acting Coordinator of Academic Success Coaching at the Academic Success Center
People | December 14, 2020
A first-generation student finds her calling by helping UNLV's students navigate their challenges.
man and woman on tv set
People | December 11, 2020
Alumna and sports journalist Cassie Soto returns to UNLV-TV's studios to co-host Tuesday's ceremonies.
two headshots side by side of a woman and man
People | December 11, 2020
Drs. Abbey and Bradley Burger met in an unusual setting while attending medical school.
Man in doctor coat in front of lights.
People | December 7, 2020
School of Medicine surgeon draws upon his engineering background to make challenging decisions.