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Minnie Wood wins a UNLV Community Engagement Award for her work with community partners.
Professor Fatma Nasoz earns 2018 Faculty/Staff Community Outreach Award for program providing computer coding opportunities to underserved female students.
Alexis Kennedy wins 2018 Community-Based Research Award for a study that includes the views of survivors.
Brenna Spector wins 2018 Student Service Award for her work providing insight into the experiences and dreams of people with disabilities.
Jessup will start at Southern California’s Claremont Graduate University July 1.
An author and adventurer, Weihenmayer is one of most celebrated athletes in the world; tickets are free.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
UNLV president recognized for work to promote a public understanding and support of education.
Kaku — a best-selling author, physicist and futurist — is one of world’s most recognized figures in science; tickets are free.
More than 2,000 students from 31 states and 42 foreign countries are eligible to participate in 4 p.m. ceremony.
When commencement calls for full regalia, our president takes the stage in style. Here's how our presidential bling came to be.
Museum director Alisha Kerlin is building a network of collaborators from disparate disciplines and inventing new ways to entice the community to campus.
UNLV President Len Jessup on the spirit our campus fosters.
Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent and practicing neurosurgeon, will offer his take on medicine and the media; tickets are free.
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President In The News
As someone who has lived and worked in both Las Vegas and Reno, is a graduate of UNR and is now a student at the UNLV School of Medicine, Sierra Kreamer-Hope has experienced the state’s north-south political tensions from both regions.
In a recent post looking at Timothy and Thomas Pearson's efforts to cancel its $100 million gift to the University of Chicago, I wondered if we were entering a precarious new era where influential donors revoke donations with greater frequency and boldness.
During the 2017 legislative session, after a series of Nevada System of Higher Education scandals including allegations of plagiarism, sexual harassment and the submission of a falsified document to a legislative committee, a number of reform bills were introduced.
UNLV has endured a shocking amount of institutional dysfunction courtesy of the behavior of some members of the Nevada Board of Regents and Chancellor Thom Reilly. To understand the magnitude of the problems they have created and the erratic approach they have taken to higher education, put yourself in the shoes of UNLV president Len Jessup as we walk through the timeline of events that led to his departure.
Stagnant philanthropic giving and a university presidential search will likely delay construction of UNLV’s medical school, which is still tens of millions of dollars below targeted fundraising goals.
Len Jessup brings experience as a university professor, administrator, entrepreneur and fundraiser.
Senior Vice Provost
A top UNLV administrator and life sciences researcher.