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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

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People | January 30, 2023

Longtime pre-K teacher sees rainbows ahead with the upcoming preschool expansion.

Students tour Las Vegas attraction for events management course
Campus News | January 26, 2023

Industry experts like Don Ross, vice president of meeting operations for Caesars Entertainment, advise and guide students on best industry practices.

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Business and Community | January 26, 2023

Students pair with local business Clique Hospitality to learn best methods for creating a recruitment plan that can then be used by the company.

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Campus News | January 24, 2023

Online master’s programs in nursing continue U.S. News & World Report rankings rise with two Top 10 placements; bachelor’s program in psychology also cracks Top 20. 

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People | January 23, 2023

The UNLV alum turned his interest in technology into a career helping to make admissions and online business processes more efficient.

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Campus News | January 19, 2023

With two dozen patents under their belts, Gaming Innovation students are grabbing the attention of casino game developers and showing the world what Vegas does best.

Graduate College In The News

Tallahassee Democrat
January 28, 2023

When I read the sign posted at the St. Marks Headwaters Greenway off Baum Road, I wondered about its wording. It was direct and clear. What I wondered about was the psychology behind the words. How do you communicate a concern about arsonists and their activity that does not embolden them, but encourages them to reconsider?

Huffington Post
January 11, 2023

"For as long as I could remember, people told me I would look and feel better if I lost weight. ... By the time I was 10, I ritually put myself on weird diets."

KSNV-TV: News 3
December 20, 2022

Graduate students celebrated as they received their diplomas at UNLV's winter commencement on Monday.

Las Vegas Sun
December 20, 2022

Higher education takes time, and people along the way can doubt you. Stick it out. That’s the message Maria Ramos Gonzalez has for her fellow graduates this week at UNLV.

KSNV-TV: News 3
December 18, 2022

More than 2,000 UNLV Rebels will cross the Thomas and Mack stage on Monday and Tuesday, with five outstanding graduates representing the winter class of 2022.

Coda Story
December 16, 2022

In late October the curtain came up on the second “Russia-Africa: What’s Next?” youth forum at the Moscow State Institute on International Relations on the edge of the Russian capital.

Recent Graduate College Accomplishments

December 20, 2022
Adjoa Mensah (Teaching and Learning) has been selected for one of 15 highly competitive annual fellowships with the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), a resource network for STEM education researchers supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).   The CADRE Fellows program, which is now in its 14th year,…
December 19, 2022
Graduate student Sarah Wolff (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education) serves on the Pablove Foundation's research advisory board. The foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides virtual and in-person participatory arts programming to pediatric cancer patients across the United States. She and her colleagues on the board…
December 2, 2022
Melikabella Shenouda's (Higher Education) proposal for the Best Teaching Practices Expo poster session, on the topic of "Revisiting Your Inner Child: Increasing FYS Students’ Engagement and Sense of Belonging" has been accepted. The expo will be a two-part event put on by the UNLV Faculty Center, with a poster session in the Student Union on…
November 16, 2022
Manoj Sharma, Ravi Batra (Social and Behavioral Health), Kavita Batra (Medicine), Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education), Chia-Laing Dai (Teaching and Learning), and David Cappelli (Dental Medicine) have published a manuscript titled, “Predicting Flossing through the Application of the Multi-Theory Model (MTM) of Health Behavior Change among…
October 29, 2022
Third-year doctoral student Acacia Dorsey (Cultural Studies, International Education, and Multicultural Education) and third-year doctoral student Kamilah Bywaters (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) presented, "Not Black Like Me: Perspectives/Experiences of Black Women Doctoral Scholars at a PWI When There Are No Faculty Who…
October 24, 2022
LeAnne Salazar Montoya (Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education) served on the national planning committee and presented at the second annual Chola Conference. She presented on "Culture Shaming: Ending deficit-minded thinking and negative stereotypes." The aim of the conference was to provide a space in academia to understand…