Healing Las Vegas
The Las Vegas Community Healing Garden in response to the 1 October tragedy

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Editor: Donna A McAleer
Editor: Stefanie Evans

Format: Cloth
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9781948908474
Published Date: 2019

The story of the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden as told through photographs and the words of survivors, first responders, family members, medical professionals, counselors, and members of the community.

Author Bio
Healing Las Vegas is a collaboration between University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Get Outdoors Nevada as well as the many who survived the 1 October tragedy

Stefani Evans
, of Las Vegas, Nevada, is a Ph.D. candidate in the History of the North American West at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She is project manager for the Building Las Vegas oral history project at the Oral History Research Center at UNLV University Libraries, 2016—present, and is the Nevada delegate on the board of the Southwest Oral History Association. A former elementary school teacher, she holds a bachelor’s degree in English and master’s degrees in Educational Administration and U.S. History.
Donna McAleer’s career in publications started more than 40 years ago as an editorial assistant at the RAND Corporation. She soon developed expertise in corporate public relations and later specialized in publications management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she wrote and edited university publications for more than 30 years. She also managed UNLV’s printing and design operations. McAleer earned her bachelor and master’s degrees in English at Loyola Marymount University. She received a Master of Arts degree in Rhetoric, Linguistics, and Literature from the University of Southern California and has taught English at Loyola Marymount, USC, UNLV, and the College of Southern Nevada.