Applications Now Open for the UNLV College of Fine Arts ’21-’22 Alumni Seed Grants
The College of Fine Arts is providing the opportunity for college alumni to receive project seed grants. Ten (10) $500.00 grants will be awarded to CFA alumni in the 2021-2022 academic year. In September the request for proposals will be sent to alumni with access to a simple application form. This form will ask basic information such as discipline/major and year of graduation, and invite…
Welcome to the Fall 2021 Semester - A Message from Dean Nancy J. Uscher
Greetings! As we begin the Fall 2021 semester, we are all more than ready to enjoy the re-opening of our beautiful campus and the resumption of in-person events and activities from all of our arts disciplines, with the addition of some hybrid approaches to presentation. We anticipate with great excitement our November 5th Art Walk: Art Restart. And yet, Covid is still with us, masks are…
On June 24, at the Global Forum for Education & Learning, UNLV professor of architecture Steffen Lehmann received the Global Top 100 Leader in Education Award, in the category for pedagogical methods and innovation. The event was held at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Steffen Lehmann said: “Thank you to everybody who supported me over the last 30 years in educating young architects at university…
NEWH Las Vegas has selected Mark Kua, M. Arch to receive a scholarship
Congratulations, NEWH Las Vegas has selected Mark Kua, M. Arch (Hospitality Design) to receive a $2500 scholarship! The NEWH awards ceremony will be in June. Students interested in hospitality design are encouraged to become members (it is free for students).
Mark presented design research produced in AAE 775 Tourist Facility Development and Design at a national conference earlier this…
NEW: UNLV Architecture Faculty Text Book Published
Dak Kopec's solo authored text book, Person-Centered Health Care Design, has officially released.
Disease, injury, or congenital disorders result in an inability to perform activities of daily living as effectively as others. Most of these activities take place within and are dependent upon the designed environment. This book presents the specialized area of person-centered health care…
UNLV's Mojave Bloom Gets Third Place in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge
Mojave Bloom received second in Innovation, first in Operations, and first in Presentation categories! These stellar wins raised our overall score into third overall.
You can find the complete scores on the Solar Decathlon website
College of Fine Arts Virtual Awards Ceremony honoring our colleagues!
Special Awards from 2019-2020
Charles Vanda Award: Tim Bavington, Art
Outstanding Teaching Award: Ashley Doughty, Art
Outstanding PTI: Jung Min (MJ), Art
Length of Service Awards 2020-2021
Cathy Allen (30 years-medallion)
Aya McDonald (20 years-medallion)
Francisco Menendez (30 years-medallion)
Danny Ortega (20…
Spring Semester 2021 Message from Dean Nancy J. Uscher
It is my pleasure to welcome our community back for the Spring 2021 semester! It is a very unusual time in our world. Many of us have been deeply affected by the terrible losses of family and friends from the devastation of the pandemic. Our country is on the cusp of a leadership transition and a new administration in Washington D.C. We are concerned about safety, both regarding…