U-N-L-V Magazine Spring 2019 featuring a photo collage of a football player, a robot, and a chef

UNLV Magazine

Spring 2019
Vol. 27, No. 1

In This Issue

The robot Hubo looms over Las Vegas landmarks
Wherein we take a tour of the biggest stories at UNLV — literally.
Samuel Masters uses a length of rope to measure out a distance on artificial grass.
With the cutting-edge tech of its biomechanics lab, UNLV's PGA Golf Management program is harvesting vital data for golf research.
Ryan Livermore stands in a Topgolf hitting bay
Professional Golf Management alumnus Ryan Livermore found the perfect balance of golf and hospitality at Topgolf.
Cheerleaders raising an arm up
UNLV once again boasts national champs in cheer and dance. Here's your guide to the teams bringing the spirit to athletic events.
Team photo of the UNLV Lady Rebels in the 1976-77 season.
Former players remember seminal women's basketball coach Dan Ayala, who established to program as a powerhouse in the late 1970s.
Evan Pantels kicks a football as Mallory Pool holds it.
UNLV kicker Evan Pantels lands the first gig of his career thanks to UNLV Athletics' Rebels Go Pro program.
woman working on a wax model of skull
UNLV dental students build up models rather than dissect cadavers to learn the physical landmarks of the jaw.
Sociology doctoral student Marta Soligo poses at Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas
A native of Italy, Marta Soligo researches the Italian "flavor" of some Southern Nevada tourist attractions.
Artist Amand Browder, standing, shows English professor Jarret Keene and MFA student Holly Law how to thread a sewing machine during a workshop
A soft-handed English professor helps stitch together a giant installation with UNLV Transformation Fellow Amanda Browder
Alison Victoria planes a countertop
2008 Alumna Alison Victoria starts her second show about her first love.
Greg Lull leans against a wall
UNLV grad brings an engineering mindset to his role as chief marketing officer for Credit Karma
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
From UNLV Magazine spring 2019 issue.
two women shaking hands
UNLV alums share their experiences in the working world.
Chris Jones winces, with just his head portruding from a black, bloblike art installation.
Illustrator Chris Jones came to Las Vegas no plan, and ended up navigating the media landscape en route to an MFA.
A runner sits on an indoor track stretching his right leg.
Hospitality grad Ryan Romero inspires others to take all the right steps to meet their goals.
A man raises his arms as he prepares to dive.
Freshman diver marks UNLV's big return to the NCAA championships.
woman in red suit
Marta Meana on UNLV's landmark Carnegie R1 designation.
two women shaking hands
UNLV alums share their experiences in the working world.
A woman in a white dress and white boots rides an elephant festooned with a tiara and UNLV-emblazoned blanket.
In 1971, Homecoming met the circus.