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Graduate College News

The Graduate College supports a wide range of graduate certificate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees offered through the university's many academic units.  Students are provided with a quality academic experience in their coursework, research/creative activity, and professional development opportunities.

Current Graduate College News

People | November 24, 2020

‘Dark Days, Bright Nights’ by Matthew O'Brien presents vivid oral account of hope and recovery from homelessness.

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Research | November 19, 2020

Three resort stakeholders find an equilibrium in the pandemic.

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People | November 10, 2020

Dianne Galgana focuses on well-child care and management of common pediatric acute illnesses.

Research | October 29, 2020

The thrill of celebrity encounters doesn't end with their deaths, according to UNLV tourism researcher Marta Soligo.

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People | October 28, 2020

Childhood polio started Kavita Batra on a path toward helping others through medicine and data.

People | October 26, 2020

One of her hobbies has taught the lab safety manager that sometimes the victor is the one who just keeps moving forward.

Graduate College In The News

The Business Times
October 15, 2020

What investors are paying for is not necessarily the K-pop group or its management company, but its huge, highly connected ecosystem of followers

New York Times
October 14, 2020

What investors are really paying for is not necessarily the K-pop group or its management company, but its huge, highly connected ecosystem of followers.

Wall Street Journal
August 24, 2020

The K-pop group’s English music video attracts more than 101 million views on the streaming platform within 24 hours.

Refinery 29
July 24, 2020

On 24th March 2015, Germanwings flight 9525 headed to Dusseldorf, Germany crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. Thousands around the world flooded social media to express their shock and grief, sending the hashtag #Germanwings to the No.1 trending spot on Twitter worldwide. Less than 24 hours after the crash, international sensation One Direction announced on Facebook that Zayn Malik was leaving the group after five years.

Forbes
June 24, 2020

The signs are that activism like that around Black Lives Matter is on the rise among Korean pop fans.

New York Times
June 22, 2020

After claiming some credit for the fizzling of President Trump’s rally in Oklahoma, the online armies of Korean pop music listeners are feeling prepared and empowered.

Recent Graduate College Accomplishments

September 22, 2020
Ryan Wirt, Adam McNeela (both Neuroscience), and James Hyman (Psychology) wrote an article, "Spatial Cognition: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and the Memory Puzzle," which has been published in Current Biology. We navigate through space using the coordinated activity of spatially sensitive cells in the hippocampus. A new study shows that moderate...
September 18, 2020
Selam Ayele (Public Health) and Melva Thompson-Robinson, and Johanna Andrews (both Center for Health Disparities Research), along with Carolee Dodge Francis of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently published an article, "Factors Associated with Mental Health Service Utilization Among Ethiopian Immigrants and Refugees" in the Journal of...
July 27, 2020
Cindy X. Kha (Life Sciences) was selected by the Nevada Space Grant Consortium to receive the prestigious Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship for 2020-21. This highly selective award is focused on innovation through projects that will generate advancements in STEM that will directly contribute to NASA’s current and...
July 16, 2020
Kate Korgan (Graduate College) was a presenter at the Council of Graduate Schools Virtual New Deans Institute earlier this month. The institute is tailored to deans, associate deans, and assistant deans who began their roles in the past two years. In her "Managing Graduate Operations" presentation, Korgan shared the cornerstones of successful...
July 14, 2020
Payam Ezatpoor (Graduate College) presented to higher education administrators during a DocuSign webinar earlier this month. The webinar, Attract and Retain Students by Digitally Transforming the Application Process, highlighted how a fully digital application process can give admissions and financial aid departments a competitive advantage....
June 17, 2020
Shaoan Zhang (Teaching & Learning), Qingmin Shi (Decision Support), and Emily Lin (Graduate College) published an article, “Professional development needs, support, and barriers: TALIS U.S. new and veteran teachers’ perspectives.” Drawing on 1,508 U.S. secondary teachers’ data from the Teaching and Learning International Survey 2013, this...