• Exterior of residence halls

    The themed residence hall floor, named for the county's first black landholder, offers students a place to explore African American identity.

  • A portrait of law professor Frank Rudy Cooper standing outside on campus

    One of Boyd Law’s newest professors shares his Las Vegas experiences since moving from the East Coast

four ballet dancers on stage
Arts and Culture | January 22, 2019
Legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko directs in this production of the Marius Petipa classic.
hand holding a phone with UNLV app displaying
Campus News | January 22, 2019
Follow UNLV Police Services simple guide so you know what to do in an emergency.
William S. Boyd School of Law at night
Business and Community | January 18, 2019
Rosenblum Tax Clinic provides representation to those with limited means who are engaged in IRS tax controversies.
Dancers perform on stage
Arts and Culture | January 17, 2019
College Magazine ranks UNLV Dance eighth in the top 10 of nationwide, four-year dance programs.

UNLV Experts In The News

WholeFoods Magazine
January 22, 2019
Researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) launched a public website called FoodGenesAndMe.com that uses computer software to scan users’ DNA for potential health problems and creates personalized diets to lower the risks.
El Tiempo
January 22, 2019
Ida Gaines, a civil rights activist from Southern Nevada, heard Martin Luther King Jr. speak in Las Vegas in 1964. She was moved then, and today, almost 55 years later, she is still touched by her words and her work.
Southern Living
January 22, 2019
Between work commitments, family obligations, the constant barrage of news updates, and the never-ending cycle of emails, we truly live in a 24/7 world. Though it’s tempting to want to stay on top of it all, it’s actually more important than ever to spend time doing absolutely nothing. And that’s a scientific fact.
Campus News | January 17, 2019
The UNLV anthropology student Trevor Pollom's research in nutrition took him to Africa as a tribe transitions to cultivated crops.
Campus News | January 17, 2019
Master's student Henry Castillo turns personal experiences into research to help others feel empowered through public speaking.
People | January 17, 2019
Doctoral student Bhagya De Silva traveled more than nine thousand miles to mine for better Alzheimer's Treatments.
W. Kamau Bell Curve headshot
Arts and Culture | January 16, 2019
Comedian, political satirist, and host of CNN's “United Shades of America” visits UNLV Feb. 5; tickets are free.
dna strand made of veggies atop a dinner plate with silverware at sides
Business and Community | January 16, 2019
Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.

Recent Accomplishments

January 22, 2019
Dr. David Glenn Weismiller (Medicine) was a guest speaker at the second annual Emirates Family Medicine Congress held in Dubai earlier this month. Weismiller presented lectures examining issues related to health promotion and prevention in primary care. The annual congress was attended by more than 1,000 registrants. The mission of the congress is...
January 22, 2019
Dr. Edward Lynch (Dental) accepted an invitation to speak during the annual Saudi International Dental Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the three-day conference, he lectured about evidenced-based operative dentistry and provided updates about the latest methods for providing more effective clinical dentistry. He then visited the King...
January 18, 2019
Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include: First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical...
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