OUR Student Ambassadors

Sophia Phan

Sophia Phan is a Las Vegas native who is proud to be a UNLV Rebel. She graduated from Silverado High School in 2013 with an advanced diploma and is a recipient of the Millennium Scholarship and the Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship. She is currently a senior at the Lee Business School pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Sophia is...

Amber Turner

I am a junior at UNLV studying Geology. I also work in Special Operations for the United States Army Reserves as a Civil Affairs Specialist. I love the academic and physical dynamics of my life and am hoping that both my civilian and military careers will have the ability to join in a perfect marriage, as I aspire to be a planetary geologist but also to serve my country. I also would enjoy a...

Mary Blankenship

Mary Blankenship
Mary Blankeship is a double major in Chemistry and Economics with a minor in Mathematical Sciecnes. Mary is a researcher in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry where she works with Dr. Clemens Heske. She has been an OUR Ambassador since 2017.

Cilla Jose

Cilla Jose
Cilla Jose is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), majoring in molecular biology with minors in chemistry and engineering. She was selected as the 2016-2017 academic year recipient of the Nevada NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) during her first year of undergraduate studies, where she conducted research in the Energy and...