Articles

Portrait of Holly Samayoa is the Rookie of the Year in the Classified Employee of the Year Awards for 2020
Feb. 3, 2021

After more than a decade, Holly Samayoa earned her UNLV degree and now has been recognized as the university's Rookie of the Year.

artist looking at reflection through a round mirror that is part of exhibition
Feb. 2, 2021

Artist Lance L. Smith offers an exploration of diasporic systems of knowledge and their uses as tools for liberation.

Professor Nancy Lough standing in front of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
Jan. 4, 2021

Great places are made of great people. Here are a few who made the news in 2020.

medical worker in full protective suit making "LV" sign with hands
Dec. 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

woman in mask in front of large artwork
Dec. 9, 2020

After a semester of learning the behind-the-scenes operations at the Barrick, junior J. Walsea offers advice for any student seeking internships as the pandemic rages on.

man working on a computer
Nov. 19, 2020

Students working in the campus digital media agency acquire valuable job skills.

Clouds hang over the Las Vegas Strip
Nov. 19, 2020

Reasons for hope aren't just confined to UNLV's academic halls. Here are just a few places where 2020 inspired staff and students to find new paths forward.

A man smiles while writing music
Oct. 28, 2020

Alumnus Eric Whitacre's YouTube sensation Virtual Choir is the creative project that had been planning for the pandemic moment for 10 years.

A man walks along the UNLV campus
Sep. 25, 2020

A little help from his father set a 4-year-old Atsushi “Sush” Machida on the path to becoming the College of Fine Arts Alumnus of the Year.

Lexie Ignacio
Sep. 17, 2020

First-generation entertainment engineering and design major embraces the Las Vegas experience.

Theater students practice on stage
Sep. 10, 2020

Some courses find themselves in unfamiliar environments as the logistics of social distancing require in-person classes get creative with their spaces.

man in front of El Camino car
Sep. 9, 2020

Coming to UNLV at a most unusual time, President Keith E. Whitfield remains undaunted and ready to make his mark as a Rebel.