Magazine cover featuring the Budget Crisis story

UNLV Magazine

Spring 2009
Volume 17 Issue 1
UNLV President David Ashley on the university's strategies for dealing with drastic budget cuts.
State budget crisis rallies students primed for interaction.
Greenspun Hall is targeting a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification.
The UNLV Problem Gambling Treatment Program provides one-on-one counseling to clients while training graduate students to fill the critical need for practicing specialists.
The Kids’ Court School at the Boyd School of Law helps reduce a child’s angst and fear of the court system by teaching them about the judicial process. More than 300 children have already participated.
When budgets are tight, every number gets scrutinized. Here are a few statistics that say a lot about UNLV’s challenges this year.
Students work off the ice to push young hockey team to 25-4 season.
Tom Wright poses in front of a map
History professor Thomas Wright explores government repression in Latin America in his award-winning book.
Contrary to what you may think, stretching before you play or work out could actually reduce your athletic performance. Find out why.
Researchers find that artificial turf temperatures may be too hot for summer fun.
Study examines the impact of that online access is having on gambling addicts.
More rainfall in the Colorado River Basin means less water downstream.
Erin Breen is busy saving lives. Her work with UNLV’s Transportation Research Center focuses on traffic safety issues – particularly related to teenagers. The personal tragedies she works tirelessly to prevent were brought home to her last summer in a way she never imagined.
Architecture School’s think tank overhauls military threat training facility.
A zest for pest control has landed UNLV alumnus Mike Masterson his own show called “Verminators” on the Discovery Channel. The show chronicles Mike and his elite team of exterminators from infestation to infestation.
A mystery photo from our archives led us to track down alumnus Serge McCabe.
What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.