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    The pediatric dentist was once a difficult patient herself. Now she's committed to serving children, particularly those who are neuro-atypical.

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Arts and Culture | March 21, 2023

Ax's mix of technical precision and lustrous lyricism has earned him a reputation as one of the most beloved concert pianists of our time.

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Arts and Culture | March 21, 2023

The orchestra is conducted by music director Taras Krysa.

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Campus News | March 21, 2023

Junior Jaron McCully achieved his dream of studying abroad by spending two semesters in Japan.

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Business and Community | March 20, 2023

From slavery to segregation to social media, UNLV law professor Frank Rudy Cooper explains the history and evolution of law enforcement and reforms.

UNLV Experts In The News

GGB News
March 21, 2023

With the introduction of online casinos and sports betting in Pennsylvania, the quantity of contacts with the helpline for problem gambling have more than doubled.

March 21, 2023

Clark University refused to discuss wages with the school’s newly unionized graduate student workers as they bargained for their first labor contract—that is, a union official said, until those workers went on strike in October.

Nevada Current
March 21, 2023

Nevada is failing to keep pace with other states in the race to approve new games and technology, Gov. Joe Lombardo asserted during his state of the state speech in January, and now regulators are responding. On Tuesday, the Nevada Gaming Control Board will hear industry suggestions for upping its game.  

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Campus News | March 17, 2023

A roundup of news stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made headlines locally, nationally, and globally.

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Campus News | March 17, 2023

Risk Management & Safety's refinement of campus safety initiatives carves a path for other departments to prioritize and upgrade their protocols.

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Research | March 16, 2023

International team of scientists reveals first in-depth look at Omnitrophota, one of the world’s oldest and tiniest bacteria.

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UNLV History | March 16, 2023

The UNLV campus has hosted a number of presidential visits over the years. Here are a few of the most notable moments.

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Campus News | March 16, 2023

UNLV’s Annual Giving Team demystifies the yearly crowdfunding drive, which takes place on March 23.

Recent Accomplishments

Amanda Melilli (Libraries) gave a presentation, "Sharing Pride Through Curriculum Materials Collections: The Evolution of LGBTQIA+ Representation in Picture Books," with Alicia G. Vaandering, University of Rhode Island, and James Rosenzweig, Eastern Washington University, at the 2023 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference.…
Chad Cross, Brianna Rivera (both Epidemiology and Biostatistics), and Francisco Sy (Environmental and Occupational Health) published a paper titled, "Descriptive Epidemiological Analysis of Cestode Infections in Nevada: Characterizing Patients and Analyzing Trends using Patient Utilization Records, 2013-2019," in the Nevada Journal of Public…
Angela Amar (Nursing) presented on Health Equity in Nursing Education. She was an invited panelist at the Annual Summit of Nurse Trust in New Orleans on March 14.
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