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UNLV Magazine

Fall 2009
Volume 17 Issue 2
UNLV, The Lincy Institute, and Brookings Mountain West are teaming up to address the human capital, economic diversification, and hard infrastructure challenges of our region.
UNLV President Neal Smatresk on the entrepreneurial, innovative, and unconventional spirit of the community and its flagship university.
UNLV's Division of Educational Outreach offers intellectually stimulating programs for people over 50 who want to stay active and keep their minds sharp.
Research explores the natural attraction that kids with autism have for computers.
Small-town life during the rise and fall of Southern Nevada's mining industry is chronicled through rarely seen newspaper clippings, photos, and letters in a digital library collection, Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years 1900-1925.
UNLV, Alumni Association reward elementary students through Adopt-A-School program.
Top UNLV Football players, Omar Clayton and Ryan Wolfe, talk about how they handle pressure and a devastating loss last season.
Sociology professor Michael Ian Borer headshot
Like religion, sociologist Michael Ian Borer says, baseball and Fenway Park give Bostonians something larger than themselves to believe in, "something that transcends the here and now."
David Wong holding quagga mussels
Tiny quagga mussels are clogging water pipelines, attaching to boats and lake structures, and causing big problems at Lake Mead.
Volcanologist’s career, UNLV programs develop as nuclear waste repository battle drug out.
Neal Smatresk talked about what he loves most about UNLV.
When the Thompson brothers team up with dozens of alums to bring a Norse god to theaters.
Julie Murray’s first act of volunteerism wasn’t exactly voluntary.
Red stone wall with bronze sculptures
After UNLV's first building had long outlived its usefulness, it was torn down. But its historical significance was preserved as a memorial to the university's most influential supporters.
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Success of First International Campus Key to Creating a Network of International Campuses
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Program will Provide Advanced Training, Internships and Research Opportunities for UNLV Students
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Facilities Management Team Takes First, Second Place for Recent Work at Annual SNWA Competition
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UNLV Homecoming Dinner to Recognize Thalia Dondero With Silver State Award
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Key Economic Outcomes Found to Be Consistent with General Economic Trends
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