Alumna Alissa Nutting made headlines this summer with her controversial and acclaimed first novel. She'll read from the book about a beautiful teacher who preys on her young male students at this weekend's book festival.
A quick comment by a UNLV professor changed the course of her life. Now back at UNLV as new Lincy Institute director of education, Martinez hopes to influence the lives of Nevada's children through her policy research.
UNLV researchers report in Nature Geoscience that phosphate, which plays a role in life-creating chemical reactions, may have been more plentiful on early Mars than during the emergence of life on Earth.
Film department administrative assistant Adriana Burnett recently was named President's Classified Rookie of the Year. Read about what brought her to UNLV and what she has contributed during her first year on campus.