From creating community partnerships and advancing student achievement, to promoting research, scholarship, and creative activity, we work hard to achieve our goal of becoming a top 100 American research university. Check out our highlights to learn our impact.

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Crime Scene from the Urban Adventures class
Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings
John Mercer, Nancy Lough and Jay Vickers are co-directors of the Sports Research and Innovation Initiative, a program that centralizes sports research on campus and is making inroads into the Las Vegas sports community.
Four medical school students in their white coats walking through a hallway
A group of 8 College of Education elementary education graduates gathered on the top level of the Tropicana Garage to hold their own graduation ceremony at sunset on the day that the Spring 2020 graduation ceremony was cancelled due to the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic.
Right, architecture major Stephanie Cote and architecture major Andrea Hughey. A team of about 40 students (mainly architecture and engineering) are scrambling to complete their entry into the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition. The home is being constructed at the Xtreme Cubes site in Henderson.
Angela Williams, a fellow with the Nevada Institute for Teacher and Educator Preparation (NITEP) at UNLV, sitting on a stone bench with a laptop open across her lap
Close up of a gloved hand administering the Moderna vaccine to the tattooed arm of a patient
students walking outdoors on UNLV campus with signage in foreground
(Courtesy Rakitha Perera)
Alexandrea Washington standing in front of the engineering cube
Person wearing personal protective equipment holding their hands up and forming the letters L and V to represent Las Vegas
Member of U-N-L-V's esports team competing on a P-C, a large screen in the background displays the Black Fire Innovation logo, Esports Invitational, and Powered by Panasonic