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Student Diversity Programs & Services News

Current Student Diversity Programs & Services News

A UNLV student tour guide leads a group of Clark County School District students on a tour of UNLV's campus.
Business and Community | February 14, 2019

Nearly 300 local high school juniors visit UNLV during annual recruitment event.

Two students pose for a photo wearing matching t-shirts while the camera focuses on a photo screen while the photo is being taken.
Campus News | September 21, 2018

A spirited week on campus as sororities welcomed new members and students ran together during the sixth annual Undie Run.

young women looking at solar components
Campus News | April 10, 2018

The student-led Scientista Foundation chapter is working to close the gender gap in professional STEM fields.

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Campus News | July 29, 2015

The annual academic induction event gets incoming freshman in the mindset for success. The entire campus community is encouraged to attend 9 a.m. Aug. 21.

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Research | January 2, 2014

William Bauer Jr. and Julia Sun-Joo Lee Named Emerging Scholars Under 40 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine.

Front side view of two guys giving hand gestures to the camera. One is pointing, the other giving the peace sign.
Campus News | August 30, 2013

Students gather to celebrate the start of a new school year at the annual Premier UNLV celebration on campus.

Student Diversity Programs & Services In The News

Las Vegas Weekly
December 10, 2015

I was scrolling through my Facebook News Feed Thursday morning when a shared status update with multiple photos caught my eye. It was written by someone I didn’t know, UNLV student Naweed Yusufzai, who had blindfolded himself near a busy campus walkway.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
November 10, 2015

Students at UNLV are keeping a close eye on the events unfolding at the University of Missouri. Some are disappointed in Mizzou’s president and his administrative staff.

Las Vegas Sun
September 9, 2015

UNLV is tied for second as the most ethnically diverse campus in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 15, 2015
Diversity will take center stage as thousands of UNLV and College of Southern Nevada students accept their degrees or certificates during upcoming commencement ceremonies.
February 27, 2015
February 3, 2015

Recent Student Diversity Programs & Services Accomplishments

December 2, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) delivered a presentation on the importance of diversity and inclusion in K-12 schools, along with ways to implement social justice education in the classroom.  The presentation was given at the annual Career Day held at Kit Carson International Academy.
November 19, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) recently co-presented two sessions at the 2019 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference. They were "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on Queer and Trans People in Higher Education: A Look at the Last Ten Years" (research paper) "Remaining Logic: A Queer of Color...
November 12, 2019
Romeo Jackson, Alex Romero, Kayla Tanaid (all Student Diversity & Social Justice) recently completed a 60-hour financial coaching training through Opportunity Alliance Nevada in partnership with  Supporting Our Students (S.O.S.) Emergency Relief Fund program. 
November 7, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Sarah Kutten (University of Oregon) presented at the Western Regional Conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The topic was "#WhileBlack: Cultivating Black Student Development through Supervision, Advising, and Student Engagement."
October 14, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article with Alex C. Lange & Antonio Duran in the Journal of College Student Development titled "The State of LGBT and Queer Research in Higher Education Revisited: Current Academic Houses and Future Possibilities."
October 1, 2019
Anabel Chavva (Service Learning and Leadership), Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice), Cecil Yeckes (Sociology) Theresa Butler (Urban Studies), and Zarria Benniefield (Engineering) were part of a panel hosted by the HOPE Scholars Program and Faculty Center last month. Panel members discussed ways to support students who are...