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Women's Council News

The UNLV Women's Council ensures the voices of women at UNLV are heard and advocates for a quality work life for women at all levels of the university.

Current Women's Council News

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UNLV History |

Five women share their stories on the former president's influence on UNLV and the empowerment of women at UNLV.

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People |

In addition to her own research projects, the biostatistician provides statistical and research training to faculty, residents, and students in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.

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People |

One of the biggest rewards of public health, according to Gabriela Buccini, is the ability to make the world better for so many – in her case, mothers and babies. 

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Campus News |

The increasing number of lactation pods on campus helps students with young children 

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People |

Key component of UNLV’s Early Childhood Education Center, Claire Tredwell, gives advice to women starting their careers.

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People |

UNLV's Kim Schjang joins top female IT professionals to construct the world’s fastest volunteer-built network for the SC21 supercomputing conference.

Recent Women's Council Accomplishments

As part of her postdoctoral project, Marta Plominska, along with Dawid Mzyk and Liz Valvano (all Music), performed at the Opening Concert of The College Music Society Southwest Conference in Stockton, CA. Their program titled 'Emotional Connections: Evocative Duets by Women Composers' included pieces by Adrienne Albert, Jessica Rudman, and Nicole…
Marta Plominska (Music) recently performed at Columbus State University in a Guest Artist Recital alongside pianist Susan Hoskins. As part of her Post-Doc project, Plominska curated a program celebrating the contributions of female composers. She actively advocates for recognizing women in the music industry and has been featured in the Music of…
Kathryn Bell (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) was awarded the Women's Scholarship from the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation.
Alexandria Evans and Gabriela Buccini (both Social and Behavioral Health) presented at the 2023 APHA Conference on Nov. 12. Their presentation was part of the Perinatal and Women's Health Poster Session titled "Perceived discrimination when utilizing maternal-child perinatal care: A qualitative study."    
Nancy Lough (Education and UNLV Sports Innovation); along with Nicole M. LaVoi from the University of Minnesota; Alysse Soll, CEO of Underdog Advisory and Board Chair of Women in Sports Tech; and Marilou McFarlane, founder & CEO of Women in Sports Tech; hosted a panel on Women in Sport Innovation at the 5th Annual…
Brittani Sterling, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies Librarian, (Libraries) was the invited keynote speaker of The Innovative Library Conference (TILC) 2023. Her address discussed the importance of academic librarians utilizing their unique positions as third space facilitators, scholar practitioners, and community…