Decorated student grad cap during Spring 2022 commencement
Campus News | May 14, 2022

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.
 

"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

May 12, 2022

A fresh wave of COVID-19 infections has hit Southern Nevada, triggered by a new omicron subvariant, waning immunity and riskier behavior, a top official with the Southern Nevada Health District said Wednesday.

May 12, 2022

After several days of classroom lockdowns when violent brawls broke out inside Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Cherish Morgan had had enough.

Insider
May 12, 2022

In 2019, a team of researchers in Las Vegas set out to show that drivers can be less likely to stop their cars for someone crossing the street in front of them depending on the pedestrian's skin color or gender. They ran a simple test - they sent a white woman, a white man, a Black woman, and a Black man to cross residential streets in suburban Las Vegas, where the speed limit was 35. They took note of which cars hit the brakes and which ones sped on by. 

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.

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.

Top of grad cap during Winter 2021 Commencement
Campus News | May 9, 2022

More than 3,000 students from 40 states and 56 countries to participate in ceremonies at 4 p.m. May 13, and at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 14. All ceremonies at the Thomas & Mack Center. 

Recent Accomplishments

May 15, 2022
Vishvaas Ravikumar (Medicine) is a 2022-23 recipient of the Society of Hospital Medicine's Student and Resident Research Grant, one of three selected nationally per year, for a quality improvement project on an educational intervention to optimize SEP and CBC lab orders in the hospital setting. He is a rising fourth-year medical student. Dr.…
May 15, 2022
Starr Hoffman (Libraries) is the co-author of a chapter, "Using Virtual Cohorts for Wellness, Problem-Solving, and Leadership Development," in the book, Leadership Wellness and Mental Health Concerns in Higher Education. The chapter explores how virtual cohorts can improve leadership skills and wellness for emerging and current leaders in higher…
May 15, 2022
Carlos S. Dimas (History) gave a talk on his recently published book, Poisoned Eden: Cholera Epidemics, State-Building, and the Problem of Public Health in Tucumán , Argentina, 1865-1908, at the University of California Riverside (UCR). The talk centered on the the notions of medical governance and uncertainty in the 1886-87 epidemic. Dimas spoke…
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