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UNLV Magazine

Spring 2011
Volume 19 Issue 1
Karla Washington
A science teacher. A single mom. First-generation college graduates and business leaders. Read about how UNLV changed their lives and gave them value.
Wali Zaidi and fellow engineering students win the international Humanitarian Technology Challenge with their plan for bringing electricity to people in rural areas of the world.
The UNLV Psychological Assessment and Testing Clinic provides a much-needed, low-cost service to the community by evaluating cognitive and academic skills of kindergarteners through adults.
Dave Rice, UNLV's new head basketball coach, shares his thoughts on the championship team he played on and the ones he hopes to lead now.
Joe Carter of the Thomas & Mack Center is using the Bottoms Up beer dispensing system to speed up beer lines and to provide patrons with a commemorative magnet and fun experience.
Tim Chambers works his way up the coaching ranks from local high school JV squad to Division I.
State still contending with the history of tension between Nevadans and federal authorities.
A team of UNLV and UNR researchers have devised a new model for how Nevada’s gold deposits formed, which may help in exploration efforts for new gold deposits.
View looking up at black flashlight sculpture
After decades on campus, UNLV's Flashlight has moved beyond some initial controversy to become a treasured part of the university landscape.
Mike Miller, creator of our Hey Reb! mascot, died in fall 2014. Here's how the Las Vegas artist came to create the mountain man we have today.
Alumnus Brett Ottolenghi builds a company as a treasure hunter for some of Las Vegas' top chefs.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
UNLV Team To Survey Students and Staff, Draft Tobacco Free Campus Policies and Introduce Cessation Programs at UNLV, CSN and Nevada State
Mom holding her pregnant belly
UNLV working with local nonprofits and churches to lead pregnancy prevention program.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Professor Barbara St. Pierre Schneider Awarded $2.26 Million To Test Impact of Air Transport on Skeletal Muscle Crush Injury; Estrogen as Intervention
The Barrick Museum's extensive collection of Mexican and Guatamalan masks.
What have your fellow UNLV graduates been up to? Read about their latest accomplishments.