Aron Kock demonstrates his blackjack variant to two onlookers at a gaming convention.
People | February 20, 2019
Native Aruban Aron Kock found inspiration to come to the UNLV Center for Gaming Innovation in a pile of mango leaves.
Members of the quartet pose outdoors with their instruments.
Arts and Culture | February 19, 2019
The New York Times recently lauded the ensemble for “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more.”
two female dancers
Arts and Culture | February 19, 2019
The concert features choreography and design by dance faculty Richard Havey, James Jeon, Dolly Kelepecz-Momot, and renowned modern dance guest artists Jeanine Tegano Collins, Andy Lott, and Ari Mayzick,
Sheri Palmer poses in front of UNLV banners that are placed around campus.
People | February 19, 2019
This customer service representative has started tracking those things for which she is grateful and recommends you do the same.

UNLV Experts In The News

February 20, 2019
Quicksand may not be as common as adventure movies might lead one to believe, but that doesn't mean that getting stuck in the stuff is entirely inconceivable.
February 20, 2019
Except for horse racing and a lottery, when it comes to gambling, Virginia has for years avoided casinos with slot machines and roulette wheels, believing they are tacky, risky and too close to organized crime. For evidence, look at Atlantic City or Las Vegas.
February 15, 2019
Sometimes they’re buried in unmarked graves. Other times their bodies decompose under the desert’s blaring sun. The mementos carried on their journey—a child’s drawing with a Spanish prayer scribbled on the back, a stuffed animal, a lucha libre mask—are found with them, hinting at who they were before they died.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | February 15, 2019
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs recognizes UNLV as an experienced, accomplished research institution.
portrait of alisha kerlin
Arts and Culture | February 15, 2019
Kerlin has more than a decade of museum and gallery experience in addition to her professional practice as an artist, educator, curator, and researcher.
A UNLV student tour guide leads a group of Clark County School District students on a tour of UNLV's campus.
Business and Community | February 14, 2019
Nearly 300 local high school juniors visit UNLV during annual recruitment event.
couple laying on lawn
UNLV History | February 14, 2019
The old UNLV yearbooks in Special Collections offer a look at campus love in decades past.
A portrait of doctoral student Michael Issacs
People | February 14, 2019
Ph.D. student Michael Isaacs goes back to the basics to helping people with disabilities walk.

Recent Accomplishments

February 19, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) was ranked the 34th most prolific real estate author in the world based on the most recent version of the Journal of Real Estate Literature’s annual publication of the real estate academic leadership (REAL) rankings. The rankings were based on publications in the three most respected real estate...
February 19, 2019
Courtney Coughenour (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-authored an "Analysis of Self-Reported Walking for Transit in a Sprawling Urban Metropolitan Area in the Western U.S." that was published in a special issue of Sustainability, focused on urban sprawl and sustainability. The design of the Las Vegas community is so sprawling, which is...
February 19, 2019
Yong Li (Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation), Exequiel Hernandez of the University of Pennsylvania, and Sunhwan Gwon of Korea University, published the article "When Do Ethnic Communities Affect Foreign Location Choice? Dual Entry Strategies of Korean Banks in China" in Academy of Management Journal. Research has shown that firms...
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