On Sept. 10, 1957, Southern Nevadans marveled as UNLV (then called Nevada Southern University) launched its first classes in a single building — the 13,000-square-foot Frazier Hall — which housed classrooms, offices, science laboratories, and a library. Surrounded by acres of untilled land, the new school served about 500 students, but more importantly, it stood as a symbol of pride and achievement, buoyed by planners who foresaw the value of education to the region’s citizens and economy.
Theatre MFA Candidate Creates May 23 "Laugh Until You Cry" Celebrating Mental Health Awareness
Theatre MFA candidate Skylar Schock and theatre and film professor Adam Paul executive produce the event, an evening of stand-up comedy, followed by a talk-back with the comics aimed at opening up conversation and sharing resources for mental health.
Claytee White (Oral History Research Center) was honored with the distinguished Pioneer Award on May 22 by the Las Vegas chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW). She received the honor at the 16th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Awards luncheon at the MGM Grand. The nonprofit NCBW is a volunteer organization for African American women…
Published: Mina Esmail Zadeh Nojoo Kambar, Armin Esmaeilzadeh, Yoohwan Kim, and Kazem Taghva
Mina Esmail Zadeh Nojoo Kambar, Armin Esmaeilzadeh, Yoohwan Kim, and Kazem Taghva (all Computer Science) have written "A Survey on Mobile Malware Detection Methods using Machine Learning" paper that was presented in 2022 IEEE 12th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC) and published by IEEE in January.
Jonathan Rhodes Lee (Music) has just published a chapter in The Heroic in Music (Woodbridge, U.K.: Boydell Press). This volume traces the intersection of the poetics of heroism and musical works from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Lee contributed the book’s chapter on the 18th century, a period that scholars have often deemed an "age…