News: Department of English

Campus News | November 16, 2013
Donation from Jim and Beverly Rogers funds new Black Mountain Institute Prize for Fiction, increases stipends for creative writing.
People | November 14, 2013
The many occupations of alumnus H. Lee Barnes provide fodder for the award-winning books he writes. His latest takes us into the casino culture.
Portrait of Donald Revell
Research | November 1, 2013
English professor Donald Revell showcases his passion for playful words in his newly published collection of poems.
Alumna Alissa Nutting holding a microphone
People | October 29, 2013
Alumna Alissa Nutting made headlines this summer with her controversial and acclaimed first novel. She'll read from the book about a beautiful teacher who preys on her young male students at this weekend's book festival.
People | August 21, 2013
Composition instructor Sandra Hooven shares lessons with new freshman on how to approach the inevitable setbacks in their academic careers.
People | August 20, 2013
Grad student and former softball star Marissa Nichols on adopting a winning mindset. Here's some advice she'll share during her UNLV Creates talk.
Thelma Todd in a still from 1931
People | July 18, 2013
Murdered by a mobster? A surprising suicide? Alumnus says the truth behind Thelma Todd’s death wouldn’t make a dramatic movie ending.
People | November 5, 2012
Pushing the envelope in pop culture. Butting heads with higher-ups. Championing novel academic fields. Professor Felicia Campbell celebrates 50 years of being a rebel.
People | April 13, 2012
UNLV employees recently were honored at the 2012 Academic Recognition Ceremony with systemwide and universitywide awards for notable research, teaching, and service.
Arts and Culture | May 2, 2011
Alumnus Andrew Kiraly finds his hometown a ripe literary subject. And he hopes fellow writers will join him.
Arts and Culture | November 12, 2010
Alumnus Maile Chapman's first novel, "Your Presence Is Requested At Suvanto" has been featured in The New York Times' Sunday Book Review, The New Yorker, and Publishers Weekly.
People | July 16, 2010
This monthly award program recognizes classified staff employees who go above and beyond and contribute an extra something while on the job.