In Brief

Dr. Barbara Atkinson named dean of medical school

Former University of Kansas Professor of Medicine Dr. Barbara Atkinson was named founding dean of the UNLV School of Medicine on Tuesday. Previously named the planning dean of the School of Medicine in May 2014, Atkinson’s appointment as dean marks the end of a short retirement. “Barbara’s tremendous experience in medical education, administration, research, and philanthropy is now helping ...Full Article

The Master Plan: What to expect

UNLV’s Master Plan, which was redesigned in 2015, features the big picture, the grand design and the endgame that reflects on the evolving need of the campus and its ...Full Article

UNLV’s Native students protest to change Columbus Day

The UNLV Native American Student Association (NASA) protested in the Free Speech Zone near the Student Union last Monday in order to combat injustice and attempt to change Columbus ...Full Article

Tesla and UNLV partner for battery manufacturing

Tesla Motors and UNLV began a five-year partnership focusing on battery manufacturing research. The partnership was officially announced Oct. 7 at the Science & Engineering Building with Nevada Gov. ...Full Article

The College of Engineering hosts career day

The UNLV College of Engineering hosted a career day for 800 Clark County high school students last Friday to teach them about opportunities in the construction industry. The career ...Full Article

Police strictly enforcing traffic laws at crosswalk near UNLV

Students and drivers had to pay special attention at the crosswalk on Maryland Parkway on Tuesday. Police cited both drivers and pedestrians who did not properly follow crosswalk rules. ...Full Article

NSF awards UNLV research team $3.8 million

A research team led by UNLV engineering professor Kwang Kim was granted $3.8 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Awarded through the NSF’s “Partnerships for International Research and ...Full Article

Take Back the Night event expanded, runs this week

UNLV’s annual Take Back the Night event – which has recently expanded to encompass six days – dedicated to victims of domestic, sexual and gender violence, runs from Oct. ...Full Article

UNLV dance collaborates with School of Music for performance

The UNLV dance department and School of Music are holding a performance titled “In Orchestra 2,” continuing the tradition of inter-departmental shows within the dance department. Shows will be ...Full Article

UNLV School of Medicine finds architects to begin project

Architectural firms Tate Snyder Kimsey (TSK), a local firm, and Los Angeles-based CO Architects will be in charge of tackling the project that is UNLV’s future School of Medicine ...Full Article
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