News: Department of English

A close-up portrait of Terry Shirey
People | March 27, 2019
Nevada State Bank President Terry Shirey says high-quality medical school is key to moving Southern Nevada forward.
Arts and Culture | March 7, 2019
A soft-handed English professor helps stitch together a giant installation with UNLV Transformation Fellow Amanda Browder
Two women viewing artwork
Arts and Culture | February 20, 2019
The Barrick Museum's Axis Mundo exhibit explores the intersectionality of LGBTQ and Latinx artists.
Paul Moradkhan
People | October 10, 2018
Honors College Alumnus of the Year Paul Moradkhan keeps the region's ledgers in the black through his work with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
female dancer surrounded by yellow material
Arts and Culture | October 2, 2018
The Barrick Museum's D.K. Sole on UNLV's role in ensuring that "we never forget."
Black Mountain Institute
Arts and Culture | July 20, 2018
A diverse array of esteemed writers will contribute to the cultural landscape in Las Vegas.
Portrait April Vomvas
People | July 19, 2018
One of the Classified Employee of the Year recipients says never giving up is the key to getting ahead.
Martin Puchner
Arts and Culture | April 10, 2018
Harvard professor and Norton anthology editor Martin Puchner on the importance of World Literature and how it can impact students.
Oprah Winfrey with her arm around Tayari Jones
People | March 22, 2018
The Black Mountain Institute fellow talks storytelling, social issues, and that fateful call for Oprah's Book Club.
Portraits of Claudia Keelan and Georgiann Davis
Research | March 14, 2018
Georgiann Davis and Claudia Keelan earned top honors from the Nevada System of Higher Education for their research and creative accomplishments.
UNLV campus
Research | January 26, 2018
Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.
Myles Lum
People | December 15, 2017
Commencement speaker Myles Lum found his niche at UNLV in spreading the word to new and prospective students.