• Lake Mead

    Record of past volcanic eruptions — and potential hazards to health — revealed by low water levels at dwindling local tap source.

Dr. Leanne Free
People | September 27, 2022

Dr. Leanne Free's passion for building relationships has led to a satisfying career as an OB/GYN provider — and to the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.

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Campus News | September 27, 2022

The AI's ability to "learn" is resulting in more meaningful conversations with users as well as additional offerings of mental health resources.

cherry blossoms on a branch
Arts and Culture | September 27, 2022

The last of the great Chekhovian canon, The Cherry Orchard examines the lives of an aristocratic Russian landowner and her family at the turn of the 20th century.


An image of rocks snapped by NASA's Mars Perseverance rover
Research | September 26, 2022

UNLV geoscientists Libby Hausrath and Arya Udry dish on latest Perseverance rover data, and provide peek at upcoming research.

UNLV Experts In The News

September 27, 2022

With reports of heightened energy tensions following the escalation of the war in Ukraine, UNLV professor Christian Jensen is a perfect source for answers.

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September 26, 2022

We are about a month and a half away from the midterm election. One of the groups with rising voting numbers are Latinos.

September 26, 2022

Mysterious fast radio bursts release as much energy as the Sun pours out in a year - and newly published research has deepened the mystery around them.

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People | September 26, 2022

Midwestern transplant Michelle Samuel discovered UNLV, racking up two degrees (and counting), countless mentorship hours, and a position of leadership in athletic training.

dean of UNLV law school leah chan grinvald
People | September 26, 2022

New Dean Leah Chan Grinvald brings expertise in intellectual property rights to UNLV Law School.

photo illustration of man conducting orchestra
People | September 26, 2022

Over his mother's well-intentioned advice, UNLV's wind orchestra director picks up the conductor baton instead of a dental drill.

A sign for the William S. Boyd School of Law in front of the building.
Business and Community | September 23, 2022

Jennifer Carleton and John Tahsuda appointed distinguished fellows of Indian Nations Gaming and Governance Program.

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Business and Community | September 23, 2022

UNLV joins with other major universities in the West to create a collaborative hub to assist researchers in commercializing their work and to promote economic development.

Recent Accomplishments

David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) recently published a post on From the Ombuds, the official blog of UNLV's Ombuds Office. This post outlined the exciting things that await us all during Ombuds Week, which takes place October 10-14. For more information about the Ombuds Office, please visit its website.
Kendall Hartley (Teaching and Learning), Emily Shreve and Dan Gianoutsos (both Academic Success Center), and Lisa Bendixen (Educational Psychology) have recently published their research on college student smartphone usage in relation to planning, studying, learning, and other self-regulatory skills. Hartley, K., Shreve, E., & Gianoutsos, D…
Albert Loera (Athletics) was selected for the 2022-23 cohort of the National Association of College and University Business (NACUBO)’s Emerging Leaders program, a professional development opportunity that recognizes the top emerging professionals around the country in higher education.     Loera was selected from a large pool of applicants for…
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