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  • $1 Million Gift to Fund Honors College Scholarships

    A special gift from the Bennett Family Foundation will fund scholarships and a student-mentor program designed to promote the success of first-year Honors students.

  • UNLV Honors Student Named a 2015 Truman Scholar

    Daniel Waqar, a junior in the Honors College, is one of just 58 college students nationwide selected for the prestigious 2015 Truman Scholar Award – a $30,000 scholarship based on academics, public service, and leadership potential.

  • An Unforgettable, Muddy Day

    Students in the Honors Rebellion kicked off spring break with a bang - Tough Mudder Los Angeles. We know it sounds crazy, but enduring an extreme obstacle course alongside fellow Honors students somehow became a life-changing experience.

  • Meet Our 2014 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Robert Smale

    ¿Hablas español? Our alumnus of the year can do that and a heck of a lot more.

  • Honors College Staff

    The Honors College staff is here to help you with all aspects of your college career and is committed to making your experience exciting and rewarding. We are dedicated to facilitating your success during your undergraduate career in preparation for your post-graduate goals.


The Honors College at UNLV is a place where intellect, aspiration, wisdom, personal growth and honor intersect to create excellence in learning. As a small selective college within Nevada’s largest research university, we offer a challenging liberal arts curriculum as part of an exciting undergraduate experience.

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Student – Bradley Davey
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Alumnus – Dr. Robert Smale
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