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Mar. 21, 2017

Step into the custom-designed training center for UNLV nursing students where manikins talk, blood is made by the gallon, and life-saving skills are mastered.

Mar. 16, 2017

A few fun facts and a way for you to leave your mark on Hospitality Hall.

Mar. 10, 2017

In one year, UNLV athletes dedicated more than 13,000 hours to volunteerism — over 5,000 more than their nearest competitors — earning the Mountain West Community Service Award.

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Our Donors Are Our Superheroes!

Over the years, the UNLV Foundation’s seasonal thank you video has had a variety of looks and themes, usually featuring students who have benefited from programs and scholarships funded by private gifts. Last year, the storyline featured jazz studies student Gary Fowler performing an original song, “You Paved the Way.”

This time around, we drew inspiration from UNLV’s recent homecoming theme, Superheroes, as well as classic comic books and modern superhero movies. We wanted to express our gratitude for our donors and show that anyone could be a hero through the simple act of making a gift.

They say that with great power comes great responsibility, so we turned to those very donors to help get the message out.

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