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UNLV Magazine - Spring 2016

UNLV Magazine

Spring 2016 - Volume 24, Issue 1

UNLV construction projects have kicked into high gear but we aren't walking this street alone. Here's how public-private partnerships are remaking Maryland Parkway.


Major construction projects are bringing new amenities and more breathing room to campus. Here's the rundown.


UNLV President Len Jessup on community partnerships.


Zach Miles has supercharged UNLV's economic development programs. Here are his thoughts on hiring talent, measuring success, and taking advice.


Dr. Tony Alamo’s wildly varied career started with a simple realization: He’d misdiagnosed UNLV.


Alumnus Alex Andres combines lifelong love of Lego with training in theater design to land his dream job.


When Marquin Parks challenged his class to read more, he found his own voice as a writer. Now the College of Education alumnus has two book series under his belt.


The Alumni Association is trying to drive up the number of UNLV license plates in Nevada. Here's how the state's very first speciality license plate came to be.


Students to build sustainable, “age-in-place” home with consumer appeal for U.S. Department of Energy contest; UNLV team finished second overall in 2013.


When her plans to become an astronaut did not pan out, Mary Guinan created an equally impressive legacy eradicating diseases and founding a school.


UNLV leads the country with program that proves even small changes to assignments can yield big results in classroom success — especially among first-generation students.


Students send out North Field with party. Check out these photos.


Find out what your fellow alums have been doing.


Spring 2016


Professor Moses Karakouzian wanted to create a structure that captured the essence of the College of Engineering departments. Here’s how his Cube came to be.