News: Graduate College

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People | January 18, 2022

Executive assistant in the research division usually starts her day with a run on campus.

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Arts and Culture | December 1, 2021

MFA art student Lyssa Parks' work "Star Studies" explores campus diversity and the imposter syndrome that some students feel.

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Athletics | November 18, 2021

The Vegas Effect program guides student-athletes through the uncharted waters of marketing their name, image, and likeness.

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People | November 16, 2021

Small-town medicine offers nurse practitioners like Marie Peterson

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People | November 9, 2021

What started as a way to cope with anxiety turned into a lifestyle, one that nursing undergrad Carly Chang is hoping to share with others.

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Research | October 26, 2021

VP of Research Ed Synakowski seeks new opportunities for UNLV to work with federally funded laboratories and new places to play his trombone.

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Business and Community | October 18, 2021

Damore to serve as interim executive director for two public policy research centers at UNLV that focus on critical issues facing Nevada and the nation.

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People | October 18, 2021

Education professor explores the Black male experience in higher ed, talks about the importance of mentorship, and thanks you for being a friend.

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Business and Community | October 6, 2021

A community internship graduate assistantship allows kinesiology master’s student Kyle Petersen to keep moving toward his goals.

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People | October 5, 2021

A love affair with books — and a need to complete her degree in order to advance at a library job — led Flora Mason to UNLV, and a lifetime of giving back to Las Vegas.

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People | October 4, 2021

The Graduate College's executive director of leadership, professional, and career development didn't know what she wanted to be when she grew up, but found the perfect landing spot at UNLV.

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People | September 28, 2021

William S. Boyd School of Law Alumna of the Year Brittnie Watkins started her career by sitting for the bar exam and defending her doctoral dissertation while six months pregnant, and hasn't slowed down since.