Magazine cover featuring Taking Off story

UNLV Magazine

Spring 2014
Volume 22 Issue 1
UNLV research, a new FAA designation, and state economic development efforts offer clear skies for Nevada’s growing drone industry.
Meet six UNLV graduates who are reshaping Las Vegas' urban core.
Million-dollar developments tend to grab the headlines, but small businesses, run by UNLV graduates, are also percolating downtown.
President Donald D. Snyder on taking the helm and keeping UNLV's top initiatives moving forward.
Physics professor George Rhee on changing his mind, debating the science, and the importance of public lectures.
Extravagant installation gives studio art students an opportunity to gain professional experience.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Atkinson will develop vision and oversee planning for UNLV School of Medicine after successfully leading University of Kansas School of Medicine from 2002-2012.
Doctoral student to research human skeletal remains in Turkey; graduating senior will teach English in Germany.
Hospitality Hall rendering
Two corporate gifts helping make future home for the Hotel College a reality.
David G. Schwartz’s latest work offers a fascinating sketch of one of Las Vegas’ greatest characters, Jay Sarno, and a reminder of the importance of sharing stories.
Betty, Peggy, and Joan — which Mad Men character is closest to your heart? UNLV professor Erika Engstrom analyzes why these ’60s-era characters resonate with modern viewers.
Go along with a band of UNLV researchers as they uncover the skull of an extinct elephant-like creature that once roamed Esmeralda County.
UNLV Rodeo Team’s coaches on wrangling recruits and rustling up sponsors.
Local high school teachers trek to Chinese hot springs with a UNLV team to immerse themselves in field experiences and bring back new approaches to teaching.
Chemistry professor developing treatment to help the good bacteria battle the bad bacteria in your stomach.
Washington Nationals manager and former Rebel Matt Williams discusses his career and his coaching style during his first spring training with the "Nats."
UNLV alum Tracy Logan recently spent four months in Australia studying energy issues as a Fulbright professional scholar.
Not all library visitors have been two-legged humans. In the "Tumbleweed Tech" days, patrons sometimes slithered their way in or slurped from the fountain.