News: Department of English

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.
woman in office
People | December 4, 2017
Pushing the envelope in pop culture. Championing novel academic fields. Professor Felicia Campbell has been a Rebel for 55 years.
donor and student
People | November 22, 2017
Mentors help themselves by helping others.
illustration of blackjack players
UNLV History | October 18, 2017
An early look at the benefits of gaming put UNLV on the national research map.
art gallery
Arts and Culture | September 13, 2017
In an era of answers at our fingertips, UNLV’s real role is to promote ignorance in our students, argues the Barrick Museum’s D.K. Sole.
Kendra Patterson is studying abroad in China this semester with support from a scholarship.
Campus News | September 6, 2017
Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.
Alyssa Crittenden portrait
Research | September 1, 2017
What do a heist thriller, the evolving human diet, water quality, consumer behavior, literature, and Mars have in common? All were the foundation of research awards UNLV faculty gar-nered this year.