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  • Foundation - Landmark $12.9 Million Gift to Advance Special Education

    If Kitty Rodman had her way, every single child in Clark County would have an opportunity to make the most of themselves through education. When the dynamic local philanthropist passed away last year at the age of 88, she left a $12.9 million estate gift to UNLV’s College of Education.

  • Answers in Ancient Remains

    Working in a lab surrounded by human bones doesn’t rattle Anna Osterholtz. The bioarchaeologist, whose fellowship is funded by private gifts to the UNLV Foundation, is conducting research on ancient remains in Cyprus that she hopes will help us learn about how humans adapt to stress.

  • Stay in the Game

    A $48 million renovation at the Thomas & Mack Center is now underway. The university is planning a three-story wing with a dazzling new hospitality suite and the UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame, to be funded through private donations. State-of-the-art upgrades to enhance the experience for the center's 800,000+ annual attendees are also on the drawing board.

  • A Conversation with Joyce Mack

    Joyce Mack is matriarch of one of the most influential families in Nevada. She tells us about her love for Las Vegas, UNLV’s campus, and why the “Thomas & Mack” isn’t called the “Mack & Thomas.”

  • Because of You

    Because of the support of people like you, UNLV students and faculty can thrive. Hear from them why your support matters.


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises and manages private funds for the benefit of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. These funds enhance the quality of the University and strengthen its missions of teaching, research, and public service.

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