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    A Stable Foundation During the Turbulence of Pandemic

    How UNLV’s School of Public Health took center stage in the coronavirus crisis.

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    Patrick Thomas Rose Endowment to Have Lasting Impact on UNLV Medical Students

    A bequest from Patrick Thomas Rose will help Nevadans seeking medical degrees.

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    Will Donors Give? Philanthropy in the Coronavirus Crisis

    The full effect of the crisis won't be known for some time, but right now donors are helping the university pivot to focus on emergency needs and mental health.

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    Lee Business School, Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation Announce $1M Prize Competition to Fuel Hospitality Industry Innovation

    The Lee Prize compels entrepreneurs to rapidly innovate to safeguard the well-being of guests and employees in the post-pandemic era.

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    Standing Out in a Crowd

    Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.

Philanthropy News

closeup of someone wearing a UNLV School of Medicine doctor's coat
Jun. 17, 2020

A bequest from Patrick Thomas Rose will help Nevadans seeking medical degrees.

unlv president marta meana is wrapped in a blanket by audrey martinez and lynn valbuena
Feb. 24, 2020

Thanks to a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, UNLV’s College of Hospitality and Boyd School of Law will develop multiple education initiatives related to tribal gaming and hospitality.

a group photo of Lexy Lionel, Samuel Lionel, Former U.S. Senator Harry Reid, and Landra Gould Reid
Jan. 31, 2020

Legendary Nevada attorney Samuel Lionel and wife Lexy remain steadfastly committed to the success of the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Alumni News

Debbie Pattni seated in front of a computer in her home office.
Jun. 8, 2020

Helping her children navigate their educational pathways led Debbie Pattni to a fulfilling career in academic advising.

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Jun. 5, 2020

UNLV alumna Jessica Walters Murrey offers advice to those seeking to be allies in social change.

Jun. 5, 2020

How a classroom assignment led UNLV alumna Jessica Walters Murrey to a career as a social change communication expert.

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