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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

image of graduation cap during commencement ceremony
Campus News | June 9, 2022

Alliance sets 2030 goal to double Hispanic doctoral students and increase number of Hispanic professors by 20%.

Professor Alyssa Crittenden
People | May 20, 2022

Crittenden, a professor and graduate coordinator for UNLV's department of anthropology, will begin her new position on July 1.

portrait of man in his office
People | May 19, 2022

The Honors College’s new assistant director of advising and retention initiatives has a long record of helping UNLV students find their way.

 

collage of two women
Arts and Culture | May 18, 2022

Theatre MFA candidate Skylar Schock and theatre and film professor Adam Paul executive produce the event, an evening of stand-up comedy, followed by a talk-back with the comics aimed at opening up conversation and sharing resources for mental health.

professor talking to students in the field
People | May 17, 2022

How this professor-in-residence is a "Force for Change" for future scientists at UNLV.

Young student doing science experiment
Campus News | May 17, 2022

College of Education offers hands-on STEM program for children as graduate students research best ways to teach.

Graduate College In The News

Expresso
April 29, 2022

Russian propaganda has its seeds in World War II. This is what researcher Mary Blankenship defends, who, in an interview with Expresso, talks about how Russia continued the loose ends of the Soviet Union's discourse. Russians look at World War II as a religious event and that's why they believe they are saving the world from the "Nazis"

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 28, 2022

A mammoth discovered several years ago 30 miles northwest of Pahrump provides the first-known proof of Ice Age animals in the Amargosa Valley area.

KNPR News
April 26, 2022

Psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, LSD and mescaline are illegal in most of the country, considered Class 1 drugs by the federal government.

KNPR News
April 26, 2022

Psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, LSD and mescaline are illegal in most of the country, considered Class 1 drugs by the federal government.

ABC 15
April 25, 2022

From Tesla to Space X, and to the Boring Company digging tunnels under Las Vegas, Elon Musk has his hands in many projects over the last few decades, but arguably his biggest move is purchasing Twitter for roughly $44 billion.

WPTV News 5
April 25, 2022

From Tesla to Space X, and to the Boring Company digging tunnels under Las Vegas, Elon Musk has his hands in many projects over the last few decades, but arguably his biggest move is purchasing Twitter for roughly $44 billion.

Recent Graduate College Accomplishments

May 3, 2022
Yaa Obeng (Public Policy and Leadership, and Nursing) was named Best Master of Public Administration Graduate Student for the School of Public Policy and Leadership at the 2022 College Scholarship and Awards Ceremony. She also is the School of Nursing’s graduate engagement and retention coordinator.
March 29, 2022
Valarie Burke (Graduate College) and Annie Weisman (Medicine) recently presented at the 2022 NASPA Annual Conference.   In the interactive session — titled Best Practices in Crisis/Suicide Prevention: Perspectives from Graduate, Law, Medical, and Post-Graduate Programs — presenters introduced Early Alert, a theoretically grounded,…
March 29, 2022
Elizabeth D. Kahane (Graduate College), Lung-Chang Chien, Brian Labus, and Sheniz Moonie (all Epidemiology & Biostatistics), Dharini M. Bhammar (Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences), and Jocy-Anna Chevalier (Public Health) published an article on "Depression and Factors Impacting Quality of Life among Adults with Asthma Presence in Nevada" in…
March 15, 2022
Aldo Barrita (Psychology) was one of the two UNLV graduate students accepted at the Crossing Latinidades Summer Institute in Latino Humanities Studies Methodologies and Theories to take place at the University of Illinois at Chicago this summer. The institute’s goal is to equip participants who are already thinking of dissertation ideas with…
November 4, 2021
Kamali'ilani Wetherell (Criminal Justice) was selected as UNLV’s nominee for the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) & ProQuest 2021-22 Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award in humanities, social sciences, education, and business disciplines. Wetherell's advisor is professor Hong Lu.  Bryson Carrier (Kinesiology) is UNLV’s…
July 19, 2021
Jayme Haynes (Nursing) successfully defended her dissertation, "Effects of a Discourse Intervention on End of Life Knowledge and Attitude in BSN Nursing Students”. She will earn her doctorate title once her courses finish this semester