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

A man and woman embrace at the Latinx/UNLV meeting.
Business and Community | July 17, 2019

Students conducting interviews say the project allows them to reconnect to their heritage.

Research | July 17, 2019

Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.

Mayan sculpture on display
Research | July 11, 2019

UNLV archaeologists Arlen and Diane Chase spoke with Salt Lake City alums as the Alumni Association launches its new Rebels Forever membership structure.

Lisa Davis standing in tall grass at the Wetlands.
People | June 10, 2019

A triple UNLV alum, Lisa Davis has found her passion for sustainability, helping people, and adventure in UNLV's MBA programs.

hand holding cell phone with social media apps on screen
Research | June 7, 2019

UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.

silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019

New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.

Graduate College In The News

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 20, 2019

A mother and her son graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas together on Saturday.

The Nevada Independent
May 13, 2019

Some staff members need a bullhorn to corral students through congested high school hallways and exit points. Not Lionel Stoxstell.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 3, 2019

Jennifer Reed, sociology Ph.D. student at UNLV, officiated a marriage ceremony at the school’s Pida Plaza between about 15 people and the Earth.

High Country News
April 24, 2019

‘Pollen-amorous’ leaders host marriages to the Earth in Sin City.

Science Daily
December 13, 2018

Astronomers used the powerful ALMA telescope to discover that in other parts of the Milky Way Galaxy there is potentially a large population of young planets -- similar in mass to Neptune or Jupiter -- at wide-orbit that are not detectable by other current planet searching techniques.

KNPR News
November 27, 2018

Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?

Recent Graduate College Accomplishments

June 21, 2019
Yang Jiao (Electrical and Computer Engineering) recently presented a paper at Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2019 about object tracking in 3D fluorescence volumes. The paper is based on work done by Jiao in collaboration with Mei Yang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Mo Weng (Life Science). This work targets the challenge of 3D...
May 6, 2019
Clarissa Otoo (Hospitality), Zulma Arceo (Public Health), Caroline Farah (Teaching and Learning), Cambria Del Castillo (Theatre), and Camisha Fagan (Sociology and English) successfully completed their involvement in UNLV’s Grad Rebel Advantage Program. All five are undergraduates. The Grad Rebel Advantage Program helps prepares students for...
May 2, 2019
Kara Radzak, Daniel Bareis, Brandon Lee, Jessica Tom, and Jacob Waldron (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) participated in the Far West Athletic Trainers' Association's Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Professor Radzak accepted an invitation to make two presentations. She presented “Injury Epidemiology and Athletic Training Medical...
May 2, 2019
Kai-Yu Ho, Rachel Gross (both Physical Therapy) and Wade Gaal (Medicine) co-authored “Incomplete Fracture of the Anterior Superior Iliac Spine,” which appeared in the May issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. The article, also co-authored byAlison Nguyen of Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging, shared the clinical...
May 2, 2019
Carisa Shaffer (Research and Economic Development), Cate Weeks (University Marketing and Communications), Grant Kurosu (University Marketing and Communications), Katelyn Dibenedetto (Graduate College), and Michelle Tomasino (Research Integrity) are the Rebel Spirit Award recipients for April. The Rebel Spirit Award Committee recognizes employees...
May 1, 2019
Dylan Guerin (Life Sciences), was featured as the "Visitor of the Week" by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories on Long Island, New York. A doctoral student in the research group of professor Kelly Tseng, Guerin was selected to attend the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories' course on Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus and received a Howard Hughes...