The opportunity to lead UNLV's new urban leadership development program — thereby changing the way we train secondary school leaders — enticed Chance out of retirement and back to UNLV.
Joanna Jezierska's grandmother, the survivor of a Siberian labor camp, instilled the importance of education in her at a young age, telling her that possessions could be taken, but not the knowledge she acquired.
The business law professor changed fields of study more than once as he made his way through his undergraduate and graduate studies. His tip for success: Never be afraid to start over.
Jason Feinberg began capturing listener attention as a KUNV DJ. Now the music executive is at the forefront of digital marketing of major artists.
The School of Life Sciences professor studied computer science when she first entered college, but fascination with evolution eventually drew her to genomics.
Frank Durand, UNLV's Administrative Faculty Member of the Year for 2014, has been called a "black hole" by his colleagues because when he is given a problem, it just goes away.
OK, maybe not in every office, but Takiyah Ray, the third-place recipient in the 2014 President's Classified Employee of Year awards, says she couldn't perform her job efficiently without them.
While the technology at your fingertips may seem like a highly scientific machine, the software behind it can be a mess of different programming languages. The solution for that problem, says professor Andreas Stefik, may come from a reasearcher's twisty turn.