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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

July 30, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) participated as a panelist in the "Navigating Racial Trauma for Black Identifying Clients and Clinicians" event facilitated by the Psychology Diversity Committee at Roosevelt University this month.
July 29, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Antonio Duran of Auburn University, and Alex C. Lange of the University of Iowa published an article in the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education. The article is titled "The Theoretical Engagements of Scholarship on LGBQT+ People in Higher Education" A Look at Research Published Between...
July 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed certification in Post-Crisis Leadership as part of the inaugural cohort facilitated by the office of corporate training and professional education in the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.
June 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Devin Williams of UNR, Lisa Gilbert of CSN, and Vincent Nava of Nevada State served as panelists for a program hosted by the Nevada treasurer's office focusing on financial literacy, education, and assistance resources when preparing to pursue post-secondary education. The program, "College at...
June 26, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Nathan Nguyen of Western Michigan University, Vanessa Gonzalez-Siegel of Columbia University, and Mycall Akeem Riley of DePaul University prestented "Intersectional Interventions: Supporting Queer and Trans Students of Color" for Connection 2020: An NCORE Experience.
June 22, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), along with Diane Pollard of Rainbow Dreams Educational Foundation, and Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear, participated in an episode of KNPR's program, State of Nevada. The title of the episode is "Las Vegas Black Community Hopes Juneteenth Becomes National Holiday."