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UNLV Magazine

Fall 2010
Volume 19 Issue 2
UNLV puts its valuable resources to work for the business community.
Neil Smatresk
In his UNLV Magazine column, President Neal Smatresk talks about the UNLV initiatives that are enriching Nevada's economy and quality of life.
Man swimming with a dolphin
A partnership between UNLV and The Mirage Dolphin Habitat helps students learn the ins and outs of training dolphins.
At-risk kids will be attending the UNLV homecoming game thanks to the Adopt-A-School program, which rewards elementary school children for excelling in the classroom.
Students in class
Legal education classes help community members with a variety of issues, including bankruptcy, foreclosure mediation, and family law.
A painting of various birds and animals dancing a jig around the serving dish.
Online collection showcases the menus of yesteryear. See some of your favorites and share your memories of dining in Las Vegas.
Equipment manager Paul "Pooch" Pucciarelli takes us into the locker room.
Come into the Rebels' locker room with equipment manager Paul “Pooch” Pucciarelli.
Alumnus Maile Chapman's first novel, "Your Presence Is Requested At Suvanto" has been featured in The New York Times' Sunday Book Review, The New Yorker, and Publishers Weekly.
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UNLV research teams were awarded $1.4 million to advance nuclear energy sciences.
Leisl Carr Childers sits at desk
Graduate student Leisl Carr Childers is studying the often contentious relationship between the federal government and ranchers in Nevada.
A study by UNLV ecologist Scott Abella shows that full recovery of desert ecosystems after a wildfire can take up to 65 years.
After two Middle Eastern tours, Michael Dakduk returned to his hometown college. He helped launch UNLV’s student veterans group and now serves as vice president of the national organization.
Dental school student poses by equipment
Dental student establishes clinic to provide free treatment for veterans and National Guard troops.
solar array
Manufacturers turn to UNLV for help bringing new renewable energy products to market and jobs to Nevada.
man stands by solar array
The ideas of UNLV students are helping companies get closer to launching more viable alternative energy solutions.
Brian Hedlund outside with equipment
Microbiologist Brian Hedlund goes prospecting in Nevada's hot springs for new sources of clean energy.
Tarkanian at his desk
Congratulations to Jerry Tarkanian, the newest member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Alumnus Nick Groff explores the paranormal on Ghost Adventures, one of Travel Channel's most popular shows.
Houssels House, named for casino executive J. Kell Houssels, was originally built in downtown Las Vegas.The Houssels family donated the home, along with $20,000 to cover the expenses of moving the home to the UNLV campus.
The 1930s Houssels House is UNLV's oldest building, but it wasn't placed on campus until 1983. See photos of the historic home's move from downtown to campus.
What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.