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Engineering Students Recognized at 2017 Graduate Student Celebration

Posted: April 27, 2017

On April 24, engineering students competed in the 7th Annual Graduate Celebration. More than 30 students entered the poster competition, showcasing their research work and  presenting it to external judges.

The  winners of the poster competition were:

  • Kazi Tamaddun, First Place ($1,000)
  • Sanjana Das, Second Place ($500)
  • Jessica Hartman, Ming Zhu, Robabeh Jazaei, Third Place, three-way tie ($250 each)

Students also participated in the Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation competition.

Winners were:

Signed copy of 2015 tax form(s) now acceptable for 2016-2017 and/or 2017-2018 verification

Posted: April 27, 2017


To ease the burden of financial aid verification on families and schools, the U.S. Department of Education is providing relief for the documentation requirement regarding federal tax information. This relief is primarily based on the unavailability of the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) embedded in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

Verification of 2015 non-filer status - Update

Posted: April 27, 2017


Update Your Contact Info in UNLV’s Emergency Notification System

Posted: April 27, 2017


Have you updated your account in UNLV's Emergency Notification System (E.N.S.)?


Dr. Borer quoted in Las Vegas Review-Journal!

Posted: April 27, 2017

Michael Ian Borer (sociology professor) was quoted in a Las Vegas Review-Journal article titled, "Hairstylist Shelley Gregory Brings Rainbow Hair to Las Vegas." 

Engineering Wins Major UNLV Academic Achievement Awards

Posted: April 26, 2017


The Office of the President and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost celebrated the wonderful achievements of UNLV’s faculty at the 2017 Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony on April 19th.

Dr. Yamashita and co-authors published!

Posted: April 26, 2017


Takashi Yamashita (sociology professor) and co-authors published an article in Gerontology & Geriatrics Education titled, "Impact of life stories on college students’ positive and negative attitudes toward older adults."


Dr. Smedley-López was an invited panelist!

Posted: April 25, 2017

Dr. Smedley-López (sociology professor) was an invited panelist at San Diego State University on a panel titled Global Social Mobility. The panelists discussed access to higher education, barriers to social mobility, and ways to decolonize our work as academics. Dr. Smedley-López was invited to participate on the panel because of her work with undergraduate students and SLICES.


Congrats, Dr. Ranita Ray!

Posted: April 25, 2017

Dr. Ranita Ray was elected as Chair of the Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. She is the author of "The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City" (UC Press). 


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