News: Graduate College

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.
Pete Reyes poses next to a bookshelf.
People | May 28, 2019
A two-time UNLV alum, Pete Reyes is studying for a third degree while working full time and making indie-electronic albums.
A 3D illustration of the human brain.
Research | May 21, 2019
New research unveils the anterior cingulate cortex’s role in memory retrieval and potential implications for dementia treatment.
Michael and Gloria Flores
People | May 20, 2019
Gloria Flores and her son, Michael, share a stage as they both earn degrees on the same day.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
tree on hillside
Research | May 2, 2019
Sociology doctoral student Nick Mac Murray studies activists working to change how America views and approaches the burials of their dearly departed.
A portrait of Noelle Lefforge outside on campus
People | May 1, 2019
Noelle Lefforge helps a UNLV mental health clinic reach into rural Nevada while giving graduate students vital training.
Kimberly Marano poses in front of trees on UNLV's campus.
People | April 22, 2019
With her love of sports, she is taking her approach “behind the scenes” by helping students in the classroom and in their sports.
artist conception of cosmic event
Research | April 16, 2019
Two dense, city-sized stars collided in a galaxy far, far away; the resulting X-rays give UNLV’s Bing Zhang and international team of astronomers a new way to spot when it happens and a rare glimpse into how neutron stars form.