• Decorated student grad cap during Spring 2022 commencement

    More than 3,300 UNLV students, and one legendary film actress, crossed the Thomas & Mack Center stage to become UNLV newest alumni during Spring 2022 Commencement.
     

artist rendering of scientists working on data related to gut flora
Research | May 16, 2022

In May 16 issue of Nature Microbiology, researchers and Indigenous activists call for more ethical approach to collecting biological data. 

"bathtub ring" around Lake Mead
Research | May 13, 2022

How UNLV anthropologist Jennifer Byrnes is helping improve training for forensic scientists.

archival photo of man peering into water
Research | May 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

women in africa carrying water jugs
Research | May 11, 2022

Hydrophilanthropy, the practice of aiding those in water-scarce regions, can transform lives. But when done carelessly, it can lead to immeasurable harm.

UNLV Experts In The News

Los Angeles Sentinel
May 16, 2022

More than 300,000 football fans traveled to Las Vegas for the 2022 NFL Draft. To kick off the three-day, star-studded event, the Las Vegas Raiders, and the NFL brought together local activists and thought leaders representing academia, business, and civil rights communities for the League’s highly acclaimed Social Justice Roundtable discussion.

KCLV Channel 2
May 16, 2022

On this episode we're going to talk about a profession that deserves all the accolades we can possibly muster up, I'm talking about nursing.

May 15, 2022

It was called “The Wave.” The words come rapid-fire, the camera panning over darkened pictures of a border checkpoint and Hispanic men holding guns under a freeway overpass.  

jazz ensemble posing with instruments
Arts and Culture | May 10, 2022

The UNLV Jazz & Commercial Music program has garnered 39 DownBeat Student Music Awards since 2010.

painting of a Black woman with a ponytail
Arts and Culture | May 10, 2022

The upcoming season celebrates theater with a variety of productions the entire family will love.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield at commencement
People | May 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

woman in red nursing scrubs
Campus News | May 10, 2022

As she graduates through an accelerated program, Acacia Herndon is eager to join the nursing workforce with skills she honed as a nurse apprentice and as a researcher.

aerial of Colorado River
Research | May 10, 2022

Confronted in our desert backyard by the inescapable effects of a deteriorating environment, these UNLV researchers, professors, and activists are fighting to mitigate the effects of climate change on scientific, legal, and sociological fronts.

Recent Accomplishments

May 17, 2022
Marketa Trimble (Law) published her latest article, "Unjustly Vilified TRIPS-Plus?: Intellectual Property Law in Free Trade Agreements," in the American University Law Review. The article departs from the typical vilification of intellectual property (IP) law provisions in free trade agreements (FTAs) by identifying and analyzing the positive…
May 17, 2022
Ezra Needham (Nursing) has been accepted into the 2022-23 cohort of the UNLV Leadership Experience. The program is designed to foster new campus leaders with opportunities to enhance their skills and encourage more university participation.
May 17, 2022
Amanda Belarmino (Hospitality) and co-author Tevfik Demirciftci, '20 PhD Hotel Administration, recently had their article "A Cross-cultural Study of Competitive Intelligence in Revenue Management" published in the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. This article examines what types of competitive intelligence revenue managers…
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