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Portrait Asma Tahir
Jun 18, 2018
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Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.


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Jun 13, 2018
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This aspiring "world-improvement strategist" hopes that studying in Israel will help her gain a more in-depth perspective on Middle East conflicts and allow her to improve her Arabic.


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Jun 11, 2018
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For children with rare conditions, UNLV Medicine surgeon restores the ability to show happiness.


Portrait Valerie Holsinger
Jun 11, 2018
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Valerie Holsinger is so taken with the human resources field that she says she can't imagine a different career choice.


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Jun 6, 2018
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Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first in her family to graduate from college and now she’s helping other first-generation students get to the finish line, too.


Portrait Joann Strobbe
Jun 4, 2018
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Helping build a medical school from scratch is a rare opportunity this new staffer says she couldn’t ignore.


Sage Sammons
May 31, 2018
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Communication Studies grad Sage Sammons is helping to spread the word of an improbable Stanley Cup finalist as the Vegas Golden Knights' director of communications.


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May 31, 2018
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Although high school teachers discouraged him, Michael G. Scheidler was determined to become a doctor.


Portrait Javon Johnson
May 29, 2018
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Like a poetry verse, the artist-turned-academic said he’s most daring when he lets life flow.


hallway sign for counseling
May 25, 2018
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Michelle Paul, director of The PRACTICE, offers tips on when to seek mental health support and why it matters, especially during Mental Health Awareness Month.