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Statement on Violence Against Asian American and Pacific Islanders

By SKennedy on March 23, 2021 12:24 PM | Permalink The UNLV Libraries condemn the ongoing acts of violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities across the country. As we mark the one year anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we stand in solidarity with our Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members as well as…
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Open Educational Resources Faculty Learning Group 2021-22 Cohort Selected

By SKennedy on March 22, 2021 3:38 PM | Permalink The 2021-22 Open Educational Resource (OER) Faculty Learning Group has been selected. Members of this new learning group include: James Andro-Vasko (Computer Science)Lianne Barnes (Psychology)Jorge Fonseca Cacho (Computer Science)Sheila Clark (Environmental and Occupational Health)Timothy Grigsby (Environmental and Occupational…
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UNLV Book Club Selects Megan Rapinoe’s ‘One Life’ For Spring 2021

By SKennedy on March 4, 2021 2:14 PM | Permalink The UNLV Book Club is returning this spring with it’s official selection, Megan Rapinoe’s memoir, One Life. In One Life, Rapinoe – an Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion –  invites readers on a remarkable journey as an athlete activist, looking back on both her victories and her failures, and pulls back the…
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Reflecting on Asian American & Pacific Islander Influence in Las Vegas

By SKennedy on March 2, 2021 2:37 PM | Permalink
Chinatown Plaza at night
Chinatown Plaza has been a cultural and business center for Las Vegans of Asian American and Pacific Islander descent. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Special Collections & Archives) Vanessa “Nessa” Concepcion is expanding on the history of Southern Nevada through her work on a new Asian American and Pacific Islander oral history project from UNLV…
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