News: School of Nursing

Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Business and Community | July 31, 2017
UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
Nursing professor Jay Tan
Research | July 11, 2017
Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.
Closeup of books
Research | May 3, 2017
From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Tomas C. Walker
People | April 25, 2017
Tomas C. Walker, the 2017 Nursing Alumnus of the Year, working to develop an artificial pancreas to help patients with diabetes.
Barbara St. Pierre Schneider and Alison Deng
Research | April 13, 2017
A faculty-and-student research team is shining a light on white blood cells to better understand what their location implies about their role in muscle repair.
Rachell Ekroos
People | April 3, 2017
A lifelong commitment to help never-served populations is one of the things that drew this nursing professor to her profession.
Nursing students practice on a manikin
Campus News | March 21, 2017
Step into the custom-designed training center for UNLV nursing students where manikins talk, blood is made by the gallon, and life-saving skills are mastered.
UNLV’s Team Las Vegas design of a full-size solar-powered house
Business and Community | February 3, 2017
Fundraising for universitywide collaboration surpasses $750,000 with support from Switch and NV Energy Foundation.
researchers test drone
Research | December 28, 2016
UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.
Dieu-My Tran
People | September 26, 2016
The emphasis on research and achieving Top Tier status drew this nursing professor to UNLV.
woman jogging on indoor track
Research | September 1, 2016
Smartwatches that help you track daily steps and heart rate? That’s old hat, according to UNLV researchers who have recently licensed their latest patent for a fitness tracker that makes calorie-counting as easy as taking a picture.
Kristen and Caitlyn Miller
People | August 15, 2016
The twins plan to throw themselves into the full college experience.