News: Department of English

John Bowers poses in front of a bookshelf.
People | December 2, 2019
The longtime English professor says teaching Tolkien at UNLV helped him make his greatest literary discovery.
A man in  a blue shirt stands behind a chair.
People | October 24, 2019
College of Liberal Arts Alumnus of the Year Greg Morris stays active in university activities, and sent two of his sons to the School of Law.
Hanna Andrews holding books in front of the Academic Success Center
People | October 7, 2019
She is inspired by the goals, values, and dreams of her students at the Academic Success Center.
woman in home library
People | October 1, 2019
Her love of books continually drew Alumna of the Year Beverly Rogers back to UNLV as both a student and donor.
various book covers
Arts and Culture | August 4, 2019
From works providing context for today's political issues to the unexpected inspiration of sheep, Black Mountain Institute staff offer their recommendations.
Steven Sexton, assistant professor of English
People | May 20, 2019
This assistant professor of English pursued varied academic interests but found his purpose studying the stories of indigenous peoples.
Karsyn Wilson sitting on stage in an empty theater.
Research | May 1, 2019
Through interviews and writing, this Research & Creative Honors Program participant discovered how storytelling empowers marginalized groups.
Christen Lena Gomez working at her computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant makes educating children about the diversity within the Latino community fun.
book covers
Arts and Culture | April 26, 2019
Books by UNLV professors deal with topics as disparate as Thai food and feminist-owned sex-toy stores and the impact both have had in the U.S.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
People | April 8, 2019
From UNLV Magazine spring 2019 issue.
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.