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Sharon Altman
People | July 27, 2015

Sharon Altman might not break a nail for you, but she’ll take on more responsibility without batting an eye. She’s the 2015 first-place Classified Employee of the Year.

Business and Community | April 25, 2014

Journalism professor Julian Kilker has been documenting the historic ranch, which was once home to Clara Bow and Rex Bell. It's part of a project to preserve ecological, cultural, and educational resources.

Lake Mead
Research | April 2, 2010

While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region's most pressing water issues.

Photo of boat on Lake Mead
Research | November 1, 2009

While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region’s most pressing water issues.

David Wong holding quagga mussels
Research | October 29, 2009

Tiny quagga mussels are clogging water pipelines, attaching to boats and lake structures, and causing big problems at Lake Mead.