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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

two people back to back at computer screens with code projected behind them
Campus News | February 10, 2021

New interdisciplinary degree looks at long-term solution to thwarting cybercrimes

Lindsay J. Russell dressed in a red Star Trek uniform while standing on a rock formation.
People | February 8, 2021

Her love for all things sci-fi has shaped her outlook on leadership, life, and being a strong woman.

Students walking with backpacks on UNLV campus
Campus News | January 25, 2021

Online master’s program for School of Nursing ranks 7th overall and College of Education earns highest-ever placement at 35th; Liberal Arts’ online bachelor’s in psychology debuts at 26th. 

A woman gestures while talking
Campus News | January 25, 2021

Best Teaching Practices Expo leans into a new way to offer hospitality internships to students.

man gestures while teaching
Campus News | January 21, 2021

Sustained recruitment efforts lead to increased diversity of students and faculty.

A man and woman pose in front of a Maryland Parkway building
People | January 15, 2021

Alumnus and former professor acknowledges role UNLV had in his career through planned gift.

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.

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

February 18, 2021
April Ursula Fox (Graduate College), Graduate College curriculum manager, has been invited to present to an audience of curriculum specialists in universities and other organizations across the country and abroad during the Digarc U professional conference in March.  Centered around the use of technology and innovative processes, Fox will present ...
January 11, 2021
Jin Ouk Choi and Binit K. Shrestha (both Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction), with colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin, published a paper, "Relationship between Commissioning and Start-Up Success Factors Achievement and Performance in Capital Projects," in the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management ...
December 23, 2020
Blanca E. Rincón and Kristine J. Espinoza (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education) co-authored a manuscript on how dually designated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and Latinx-serving institutions communicate "servinginess" through campus artifacts. Using critical ethnographic methods, they found that campus artifacts at...
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...