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    UNLV nursing lecturer ups student engagement through classroom gamification.

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    The Honors College’s new assistant director of advising and retention initiatives has a long record of helping UNLV students find their way.


Bronze sculpture Of military helmet, rifle, and boots
Business and Community | May 23, 2022

Student veterans and volunteers will carry military-style backpacks loaded with 7,000 dog tags 60 miles from Amargosa Valley to Las Vegas on May 28 and 29.

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Campus News | May 23, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students stop in Torino, Italy for coffee, chocolate, and shopping at a local street market

Professor Alyssa Crittenden
People | May 20, 2022

Crittenden, a professor and graduate coordinator for UNLV's department of anthropology, will begin her new position on July 1.

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People | May 20, 2022

Lt. Col. Stephanie Streit does double duty as military surgeon and Kerkorian School of Medicine professor through unique partnership.

UNLV Experts In The News

May 23, 2022

When the Las Vegas Mafia wanted to dispose of a body, then the deep waters of Lake Mead were a perfect spot – with the body often stuffed in a steel drum.

May 23, 2022

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.

AV Network
May 23, 2022

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas added another flavor of classrooms to its classroom ecosystem.

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Campus News | May 19, 2022

UNLV Global Entrepreneurship Experience students learn how food has influenced the rich and long history of Reggio Emilia.


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UNLV History | May 19, 2022

The newly named Jerry and Flossie Vallen Executive Suite at Hospitality Hall tells the story of the tenacious spirits who helped build UNLV.

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Campus News | May 19, 2022

Hospitality grads Dave and Wyndee Forrest and Cameron Fisher are building CraftHaus into a staple of the Southern Nevada craft brewing scene.

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Arts and Culture | May 18, 2022

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.

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People | May 17, 2022

How this professor-in-residence is a "Force for Change" for future scientists at UNLV.

Recent Accomplishments

May 25, 2022
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…
May 25, 2022
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.
May 24, 2022
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…
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