Graduate student smiling during Commencement

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

Light up letters spell "Rebel Homecoming" at dusk.
People | September 29, 2022

Zoe Brill is part of the team working behind the scenes to produce key campus events.

 

smiling woman holding a notepad and pen
People | September 29, 2022

Lindsey Ricciardi's dedication to treating eating disorders and serving the community makes her standout as the Liberal Arts Alumna of the Year.

female athletic trainer working with students
People | September 26, 2022

Midwestern transplant Michelle Samuel discovered UNLV, racking up two degrees (and counting), countless mentorship hours, and a position of leadership in athletic training.

woman posing in front of "Grad-titude" signage
People | September 21, 2022

Leslie Mujica's volunteer work on campus aimed at opening more doors for lower-income students.

woman sitting outside
People | September 15, 2022

Even after relocating to Phoenix, engineering alumna Lisa Freestone continues to prove a loyal, active, and generous Rebel.

The physical therapy tactics around artificial limbs may soon change.
Research | September 15, 2022

UNLV-led research advances rehabilitation for those living with artificial limbs.

Graduate College In The News

Science Daily
September 15, 2022

There are more than two million people living with an amputation in the United States, with about 400 being added daily. For many of them, prostheses or artificial limbs are a part of their lives, and they need to relearn how their bodies move with their new limbs all over again.

Houston Chronicle
September 14, 2022

After the Uvalde massacre, hundreds of thousands of people had something to say. They took to Twitter to criticize elected officials and express horror at the carnage. Depending on their political leanings, they called for stricter gun controls or opposed the very idea as unconstitutional and un-American.

Express News
September 13, 2022

After the Uvalde massacre, hundreds of thousands of people had something to say. They took to Twitter to criticize elected officials and express horror at the carnage. Depending on their political leanings, they called for stricter gun controls or opposed the very idea as unconstitutional and un-American.

Newsweek
August 24, 2022

In 2018, Democrat Amy McGrath nearly accomplished the unthinkable when she came within three points of unseating Republican Representative Andy Barr in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, a once-competitive pocket of the state that, for the last decade, has been dominated by Republicans.

Agence France Presse
August 8, 2022

Campaigners for the frontrunners, Deputy President William Ruto and veteran politician Raila Odinga, are circulating dozens of posts claiming that their opponent is engaged in "vote rigging plots", said Benedict Manzin, a sub-Saharan Africa analyst at UK-based intelligence firm Sibylline.

Yahoo!
August 6, 2022

The campaign for Kenya's presidential election has officially closed but the relentless -- and dangerous -- flow of disinformation continues online, as keyboard warriors battle to discredit rivals by sharing fake rigging claims, experts say.

Recent Graduate College Accomplishments

September 29, 2022
Federick Ngo (Higher Education) and Jaekeun Cho (Engineering, Higher Education), published a study titled, "The Effect of In-State Tuition on International Student Enrollment: Evidence from the Heartland," in the Journal of Student Financial Aid. The study examined a unique policy in Minnesota that allowed colleges and universities to offer in-…
September 26, 2022
Valarie Burke (Graduate College) spoke at the 12th annual conference of the United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association on September 21. Titled "Did You Hear That? That's Graduate Students Sharing Their Research!," the presentation focused on the many resources offered by the UNLV Graduate College to assist students in preparing,…
September 23, 2022
LeAnne Salazar-Montoya (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) presented a guest lecture for the New Mexico State University College of Education doctoral program in leadership. She presented on qualitative methods of research and highlighted photo voice and her past research utilizing qualitative research.
September 21, 2022
Kavita Batra (Medicine) co-authored an editorial, "Omicron variants of the SARS-CoV-2: A potentially significant threat in a new wave of infections," in the Disaster and Emergency Medicine journal. Batra has published several peer-reviewed articles related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its trajectory. 
July 28, 2022
Harry Jang (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has been awarded a prize in the Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, office of nuclear fuel and supply chain. Jang's award is in the Competition for Students at Universities with Less than $600 Million in 2020 R&D Expenditures. His award-winning…
July 27, 2022
Erika Marquez, Courtney Coughenour, Maxim Gakh, Tiana Tu, Pashtana Usufzy, and Shawn Gerstenberger (all Environmental & Occupational Health) published an article, "A Mixed-Methods Assessment of Residential Housing Tenants' Concerns about Property Habitability and the Implementation of Habitability Laws in Southern Nevada" in the International…