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UNLV Magazine

Fall 2020
Vol. 28, No. 2
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As we near the end of our terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year, 2020 nonetheless allowed for new avenues of research and innovation. Here's what gives us a glimmer of hope for 2021 and beyond.
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Reasons for hope aren't just confined to UNLV's academic halls. Here are just a few places where 2020 inspired staff and students to find new paths forward.
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Professor Tyler D. Parry expanded his reading list in 2020 to understand this summer's racial reckoning, and look to tomorrow.
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Three resort stakeholders find an equilibrium in the pandemic.
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Coming to UNLV at a most unusual time, President Keith E. Whitfield remains undaunted and ready to make his mark as a Rebel.
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UNLV's Sports Research and Innovation Initiative gives a home to the university's sports-related research — and is positioned as a crucial touchstone of a burgeoning sports mecca.