Members of the Women’s Council conduct a meeting

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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People | April 25, 2022

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. 

inside view of a lactation pod
Campus News | January 27, 2022

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

woman posing
People | July 28, 2021

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

woman posing in server room
People | June 24, 2021

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

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People | May 26, 2021

Shellie Brattain-Mazzella suggests women join campus committees to learn more about UNLV.

portrait of Cassella
People | April 30, 2021

A strong proponent for women, Heather Cassella says she wants women to feel safe sharing their lives and experiences.

Recent Women’s Council Accomplishments

July 30, 2022
Katherine Howard, Karl Kingsley, Brady Petersen, Carl Yu, and Samuel Hutchings (all Dental) published their study, "Differential Expression of Cellular and Exosomal MicroRNA Isolated from Oral Cancer Cells and their Resistance to Chemotherapy," in the latest issue of Current Research in Dentistry.
July 30, 2022
Dr. Vladislav Pavlovich Zhitny, Enes Djesevic, Gemma Lagasca, Aziza Dhalai, and Dr. Brian J. Mendelson (all Medicine) recently published "Regional and Acute Pain Anesthesiology Post COVID-19 Assessment and Recommendations for Fellowship Web Based Platforms" in Local and Regional Anesthesia.
July 29, 2022
Marie-Odile Fortier (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction), along with collaborators and graduate students at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, published their study, "Integrated Stochastic Life Cycle Assessment and Techno-economic Analysis for Shrub Willow Production in the Northeastern United States" in the…
July 29, 2022
Brianna L. Yee, Neilmegh L. Varada, Osman M. Rahimi, Chriselyn F. Palma, Omar S. Al-Taweel, and Chowdhury H. Ahsan (all Medicine) published "Scleroderma as an Uncommon Cause of Pericardial Effusion" in the Kansas Journal of Medicine. They all are with the internal medicine department.
July 28, 2022
Kavita Batra (Medicine) and Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health) published an interdisciplinary article, “Hoarding Disorder, Suicidality, and Treatment Modalities” in collaboration with Michael Kelson of Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine (New Jersey) in the Journal of Health and Social Sciences. The article presents a case for a…
July 27, 2022
Erika Marquez, Courtney Coughenour, Maxim Gakh, Tiana Tu, Pashtana Usufzy, and Shawn Gerstenberger (all Environmental & Occupational Health) published an article, "A Mixed-Methods Assessment of Residential Housing Tenants' Concerns about Property Habitability and the Implementation of Habitability Laws in Southern Nevada" in the International…