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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 | November 28, 2023

UNLV Nursing's Dean Imelda Reyes shares a look into her professional journey ahead of her Dec. 4 talk.

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People | November 20, 2023

The finance lecturer and co-director of the new Institute for Financial Literacy and Wellness on the ROI of building connections with the banking community.

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People | November 8, 2023

Alumna Rosedaveia Howell is the first UNLV recipient of the American Physical Therapy Association's Minority Scholarship.

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Campus News | November 7, 2023

Named for the late U.S. Senator, the center will enhance the study of Nevada public history and lands.

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Business and Community | November 6, 2023

The Student Affairs head focuses on fostering upward mobility on campus and in the community.

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UNLV History | November 2, 2023

Amanda Osse is the first recipient of the award named in honor of Nathan Lindsay, who passed away after a 15-year battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Graduate College In The News

Desert Companion
August 31, 2023

Nevada’s graduate assistants are blowing the whistle about exploitative pay, so why did Governor Lombardo just veto a bill that would’ve improved it?

Environmental Protection Agency
August 1, 2023

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $24,994 in funding for a student team at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) as part of the Agency’s People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Program seeking solutions to environmental and public health challenges. The UNLV team, one of 21 award winners nationwide, is researching a cost-effective, simple process using agricultural waste biomass products to clean the drinking water supply.

KSNV-TV: News 3
June 30, 2023

New funding will make going to grad school a lot easier for locals. According to UNLV, the number of total graduate assistantships (GA) is set to increase.

Starts At 60
May 21, 2023

For years, scientists and dieticians have advocated the importance of maintaining a healthy gut, particularly for the benefit of our immune system. However, scientists are now also learning about the gut’s impact on our cognitive health.

Cheddar News
May 18, 2023

We know the world can be tough sometimes, so we'd like to take a moment to share One Good Thing happening in the world today. With graduation season in full swing, the reality is that some of our loved ones aren't always able to be at the ceremony in-person, but one father was willing to travel over 30 hours from the Middle East for the special day. U.S. Navy petty officer second-class Douglas Hernandez coordinated with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to surprise his daughter Pamela at graduation.

ABC News
May 17, 2023

The father and daughter hadn't seen each other since last summer.

Recent Graduate College Accomplishments

September 5, 2023
Recent published research by Kenneth M. Miller and Tanner Bates (both Political Science), "PACs and January 6th: Campaign Finance and Objections to the Electoral College Vote Count" was covered in the Washington Post article "How Corporate Liberalism is Changing Both Parties." The article discussed Miller and Bates' research on the effect of…
August 31, 2023
Carlos Tkacz (English, PhD student) published an article in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. '“Not the End of the Trail:” Violence, MMIW, and Environment in Stephen Graham Jones’s The Only Good Indians" examines how Jones engages with the conventions of the horror genre and mobilizes Native slipstream narrative…
March 30, 2023
Alyssa Crittenden (Anthropology), vice provost for Graduate Education and dean of the Graduate College, presented at an international workshop on hunter-gatherer education at the University of Tromso in Norway. She was one of only two U.S. participants and joined colleagues from around the world, including Botswana, Cameroon, Namibia, Tanzania,…
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…