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UNLV Magazine

Spring 2023
Vol. 31, No. 1

In This Issue

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UNLV is emerging as a national leader in fostering the economic mobility of its graduates. For Southern Nevada, that means a healthier middle class.
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UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield introduces "The Rebel Ride" — and offers a challenge to the campus community. 
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President Keith E. Whitfield turns his treasured classic car into a UNLV conversation-starter.
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The UNLV/CSUN Preschool at the Lynn Bennett Center for Early Childhood Education is about to hit a big growth spurt.
COE 303 Student textbook
COE 303 is a new course helping student veterans transition into academia and a normal life.
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Honors College students help local shelters to expand their libraries while learning more about housing insecurity issues prevalent in the U.S.
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The Sustainability Task Force is working to create UNLV's official climate action plan.
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National champs Rebel Girls & Company changes the game for competitive collegiate dance teams.
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What we love about women's basketball. 
H. Jeremy Cho
New UNLV research is using a resource hidden in plain sight, pulling water out of thin air through atmospheric water harvesting.
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UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences professor Francis Cucinotta participates in research with implications to be felt from a doctor’s exam room to the nuclear energy industry. 
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Beyond being passionate about researching climate change and its environmental impacts — Marie-Odile Fortier is unobjectively enthusiastic about educating others on the complex topic.
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Researchers say tracking methodology in Southern Nevada fungal outbreak provides blueprint for monitoring and responding to emerging global public health threat.
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International team of scientists reports a possible correlation between gravitational waves from neutron star mergers and fast radio bursts; results could improve understanding of how some deep-space bursts occur.  
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Food Pantry, Nutrition Center cook up unique educational collaborations.
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Elise Pearlstine — wildlife biologist, perfumer, author, alumna — discusses the complex and storied relationship between humans and fragrant plants in her newest book.
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Physicist Elizabeth Donley tackles the challenge of precisely redefining the second.
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Marge and Bill Speer’s love and dedication to each other and the university has been commemorated in what once was their favorite spot on campus.
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Honoring the members of the UNLV community who've recently passed away.